Tag Archives: Tammy-Wynette

Album Review: Amy Francis – Balladacious [Independent Release]

Bodacious is a Southern/Southwestern portmanteau of bold and audacious. It’s meaning is remarkable, courageous, audacious, spirited and unmistakable. Corpus Christi TX native Amy Francis uses this linguistic fusion and forms the title of her new…

News Round Up: Billy Joe Shaver To Be Honored In Home Town

Saving Country Music posts that Texas Country Outlaw Billy Joe Shaver is set to be honored by Corsicana, TX, the town he was born in. The city will rename a portion of thier  15th Street…

News Round Up: New Releases by John Prine, Johnny Cash Art Collective

In true DIY fashion The Johnny Cash Project is a “global collective art project” that allows fans from all over the world to contribute to a arrogated, user-generated video for the title track from the…

News Round Up: A Brit Explains Country (Americana?) Music

The Independent’s Simmy Richman writes an excellent article (Another Country: Why everything you thought you knew about cowboy music is wrong) on Britain’s relationship with Country Music and his own conversion to the genre by…

Album Review – Gretchen Peters With Tom Russell – One to the Heart, One to the Head (Scarlet Letter Records)/Buddy and Julie Miller – Written In Chalk (New West)

These days duets are more like joint corporate sponsorships than a simpatico union of the heart and mind through song. Great male and female collaborations transcend their individual craft and emerge with something altogether new…

Legendary Country Tapes Discovered

Tapes of George Jones, Dolly Parton, Hank Williams Jr., Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Roy Acuff, Tammy Wynette, Buck Owens, Charley Pride, and other country greats were among some of the hundreds of tapes that were…