Country Outlaw Tompall Glaser Dead at 79

GAC extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Thomas Paul “Tompall” Glaser. Tompall, a singer, publisher and studio owner known for his association with the “Outlaw” country movement in the ’70s, died Tuesday, August 13 at his home in Nashville after a long illness, reports the Tennessean. He was 79. Tompall and his [...] Read More

Groundbreaking Music Journalist Chet Flippo Dead at 69

GAC extends condolences to the family and friends of groundbreaking music journalist and author Chet Flippo, who passed away in the early morning hours of June 19 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He died unexpectedly of complications from a brief illness. He was 69. At the time of his passing, Chet served as editorial [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Andy Griggs’ Naked

Andy Griggs’ new all-acoustic album, Naked, opens to the cowboy strum of a Waylon Jennings song. “Old Timer,” a Western-tinged epic, details a man getting back to his roots; a man getting back to the basics and yearning for the foundation of who he is. And more than just a great song, it’s a mission [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Shooter Jennings’ The Other Life

He may be the son of one of country music’s most heralded outlaws, but don’t use that label to describe Shooter Jennings. For the 33-year old Shooter, whose new album The Other Life hit stores on March 12, the current landscape of outlaw-inspired country lacks the fiercely independent spirit of his iconic father, Waylon, and [...] Read More

Andy Griggs Releases Naked Acoustic Album

Andy Griggs has released his latest album, NAKED. The album is entirely acoustic, just Andy and his guitar, and includes original songs as well as covers from artists who have influenced him such as Waylon Jennings’ “Old Timer” and Willie Nelson’s“Angel Flying  Too Close To the Ground.” iTunes has named the album ‘New and Noteworthy’ [...] Read More