Posts Tagged ‘greatest’

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Joe Nichols Says ‘Yeah’ to a Country Comeback

When “Yeah” landed on top of Billboard’s Country Airplay chart this week it was Joe Nichols’ fifth time at Number One but a first for him in that its recording fees came out of his own pocket In May of 2012 the singer left Show Dog-Universal and was without a…

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Alan Jackson Honored With Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

Some of Alan Jackson’s most personal artifacts will be on display during a special exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville Opening August 29th “Alan Jackson 25 Years of Keepin’ It Country” will chronicle the country traditionalist’s quarter-century career as well as key moments of his upbringing…

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Kid Rock Subpoenaed to Produce Glass Sex Toy in ICP Trial

It’s nothing to “whoop whoop” about The ongoing sexual harassment lawsuit against horrorcore hip-hop act Insane Clown Posse just got a lot more disgusting and it involves a glass sex toy reportedly owned by Kid Rock Attorneys for the group’s former publicist Andrea Pellegrini have subpoenaed the rocker to produce…

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Whitney Houston’s Mother Slams ‘Misinformation’ of Lifetime Biopic

Cissy Houston mother of late pop singer Whitney Houston is pleading with television network Lifetime to cancel their upcoming biopic focusing on her daughter’s tumultuous relationship with former husband Bobby Brown “No one connected with this movie knew Whitney or anything about her relationship with Bobby” Houston says in a…

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See Miley Cyrus Dance in Pharrell Williams’ ‘Come Get It Bae’ Video

Pharrell Williams spends most of his time behind the camera gawking at models as they shimmy gyrate and pantomime riding a motorcycle to the singer’s funky second Girl single “Come Get It Bae” But what keeps the video from being an homage to George Michael’s “Too Funky” clip in 1992…

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Nashville Songwriting Community Spotlighted in New Web Series

For those who really know Nashville the city’s rep is as much the songwriting capital of the world as it is the country music capital A new web series called aptly the songwriter {Nashville} launches July 24 with a sold-out (albeit free) premiere at Nashville’s Belcourt Theatre and with a…

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Lost ‘Wild Style’ Breakbeats Unearthed For Lavish 7-Disc Vinyl Set

On August 12th DJ and label owner Kenny Dope is releasing all 13 instrumentals produced for historic hip-hop flick Wild Style as a set of seven 45s in “casebook packaging” on his own Kay Dee Records 25 Greatest Soundtracks of All Time ‘Wild Style’ There are few documents in rap history more…

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Producer Profile: Dave Cobb

Crossing through the garage in Dave Cobb’s West Nashville home studio it’s hard not to spot the flashy fluorescent-pink car parked alongside some storage boxes Particularly because it’s small plastic and actually belonging to his 5-year-old daughter      Producer Profile Dann Huff “I’m a homebody” Cobb tells Rolling Stone Country perched on…

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Flashback: Kitty Wells Sings Controversial Song on the Opry

In 1952 Kitty Wells forever transformed the way women would be seen in the country music world It was shortly after fellow country star Hank Thompson sang about a cheating fiancé (an ungodly “honky tonk angel”) in “The Wild Side of Life” that Wells’ musical response turned the tables on…

Eric Clapton Taps John Mayer, Mark Knopfler for New JJ Cale Covers

Eric Clapton is at the helm of two new collaborative tracks from The Breeze his upcoming tribute to the late blues legend JJ Cale “Train to Nowhere” and “Don’t Wait” both of which premiered Tuesday on Guitar World and Billboard respectively The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time Little Steven on Eric…

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Jack White’s Third Man Records Starts Publishing Wing

Jack White’s Third Man Records will officially launch its new publishing wing Third Man Books with the August 5th release of their first commercially available book Language Lessons Volume 1 a new box set featuring a 321-page hardbound collection of prose and poetry and two vinyl LPs Jack White Reveals Everything You…

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Forecastle Festival 2014′s Greatest Country Moments

To be clear it’s always been cool to like Dwight Yoakam Music listeners in the “everything but country crowd” only started figuring that out in recent years How else do you explain Dwight Yoakam — clad in his trademark cowboy hat and form-fitting denim with a backing band decked out…

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