GAC Album Review: Steve Wariner’s It Ain’t All Bad

On his first vocal album in eight years, Grand Ole Opry member Steve Wariner quickly makes up for lost time to cover subjects ranging from old school country loneliness to the thrill of dropping the hammer in a classic 1940s Ford. Writing or co-writing every song on It Ain’t All Bad, which is available now, [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Courtney Jaye’s Love and Forgiveness

Nashville based singer/songwriter Courtney Jaye’s third full-length album, Love and Forgiveness, wraps bruised experience in an optimistic sheen for a message that new beginnings are always possible. Recorded in Los Angeles with producer Mike Wrucke (Miranda Lambert, David Nail), Love and Forgiveness recalls the laid-back pop vibe of 1970s California country heard in artists like [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Gretchen Wilson’s Right On Time

The first of three new albums from Gretchen Wilson scheduled for 2013, Right On Time stretches out stylistically as the Redneck Woman incorporates a few new sounds into her repertoire of gritty Southern rock and traditional country. With a strong mix of jazz and blues balancing out her trademark arena-ready Honky Tonk, Gretchen shows off [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Blue Sky Riders’ Finally Home

What sets the Blue Sky Riders apart is the unique diversity and songwriting talents of its members. And it’s not just the lyrical content, but also the ability to craft tightly woven songs full of dazzling harmonies. Kenny Loggins (writer of such pop classics as “Footloose,” “What A Fool Believes,” “I’m Alriht,” “This Is It,” [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: John Corbett’s Leaving Nothin’ Behind

With an open sound stretching from loose country rock to roadhouse barn burners, actor/musician John Corbett heads straight for the Lone Star state on his second full-length album, Leaving Nothin’ Behind. The project, due in stores February 5, revels in Texas country tradition while helping John define a sound that may surprise fans of his [...] Read More