Loretta Lynn’s Collaboration “Bucket List” & Thoughts on Today’s Country Music

Loretta Lynn has earned the right to take it easy, but instead of relaxing at her ranch in Tennessee, she’s still touring the country and making music. She talked with Access Atlanta before a recent show about pending new music, who she wants to work with and her life being made into a Broadway musical. [...] Read More

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation have announced Tony Arata, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Larry Henley and Kim Williams as its 2012 inductees. Tony Arata and Kim Williams will be inducted in the Songwriter category, Mary Chapin Carpenter in the Songwriter/Artist category and Larry Henley in the Veteran Songwriter category. The induction ceremony will take [...] Read More

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill Reveal Their Country Inspirations

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill each have an impressive catalog of hit songs to their credit but their love of country music started a long time ago. During a recent press conference announcing their Las Vegas shows, the couple revealed which artists inspired them to start singing country music before they were household names. Tim’s [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Joey + Rory’s His and Hers

On their third studio album, husband-and-wife duo Joey + Rory take a new approach to their musical partnership. Like that invisible tape marking off a section of the house for her things and his stuff, His and Hers is split into songs where Joey sings lead and others where Rory does the honor. The project, [...] Read More

George Jones Cancels Tour Dates, Addresses Feud with Daughter

Under the orders of his doctor, George Jones has postponed concert dates through May 20 while he continues to recuperate from an upper respiratory at his home in Franklin, Tennessee, reports MusicRow. He was originally hospitalized with the infection in March. A statement issued from his publicist says George has greatly improved, but his doctors [...] Read More