Tag Archives: Tim McGraw

News Round Up: Welcome Back Garth

Terry Clark follows Gretchen Wilson and Tim McGraw with frustration with the management and distribution practices of the Nashville big label system. I keep hoping this new found independence will result in these undeniably talented…

News Round Up: Country Music Is Dead (RIP Johnny Cash)

Has the monetary success of  Miranda Lambert and Jamey Johnson allowed mainstream Nashvegas artists, Like Tim McGraw,  to explore their dark side? (Country’s Raw Side: Don’t Like It? Tough! – New York Times) The 9513’s…

Country Singer Vern “The Voice” Gosdin Dies

Singer Vern Gosdin, who recorded country music hits like the award-winning “Chiseled in Stone” during a 30-year career, has died. He was 74. Gosdin reportedly had a history of strokes and suffered the latest one…

Tim McGraw is Apologizing to Fans for Latest Release

PopMatters.com has a nice posting on Lucinda Williams’ new Lost Highway release “Little Honey” and on Columbus, Ohio’s Two Cow Garage. If you’re in Nashville this Friday October the 17th totally blow off mall-country teeny-bopper…

The Railbenders to Play Denver’s Mile High Music Festival

From cbs4denver.com – Denver’s Railbenders will stand out at the Mile High Music Festival as the only country/rock band featured on the bill with Spoon, Josh Ritter, Dave Mathews and Tom Petty. The Nitty Gritty…

Tommy Butler – Voted Best Pedal Steel Player

If you ever pondered who might hold the title for best pedal steel player wonder no more. According to the users of the industry networking site, Musician’s Referral List (MRL) that would be Tommy Butler.…

Bob Lefsetz Does Country

I usually hang on every acerbic and insightful post from music business gadfly Bob Lefsetz. He’s a no bullshit guy that sees the bloody writing on the wall for the big labels and pulls no…