Month: February 2022

The Nashville songwriting community is populated with interesting characters but perhaps none more colorful than J.T. Harding. As co-writer of such hits as Keith Urban’s “Somewhere in my Car,” Uncle Kracker’s “Smile,” Dierks Bentley’s “Different for Girls” and Kenny Chesney’s “Somewhere with You,” Harding has forged a career as one of Music Row’s most successful
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Lee Ann Womack songs are some of the most traditional-sounding in contemporary country music. Since her debut in 1997, Womack has fought to keep traditional elements in her music, blending those influences with more contemporary productions to create songs that are both modern and classic. Her penchant for finding some of the best-written, most substantial
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Patrick Haggerty was aware of the risks of releasing a radical, gay-themed country album in 1973. His Lavender Country project, with no-punches-pulled songs like “Cryin’ These Cocksucking Tears” and “Back in the Closet Again,” was almost certain to spell the end of his musical career, but he felt compelled to do it anyway. Haggerty, who’d
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Sam Hunt‘s wife Hannah Lee Fowler filed for divorce last Friday (Feb. 18), and then she changed her mind. Hours after filing for divorce in Tennessee, Hunt’s wife pulled back that decision, and petitioned that the suit be “voluntarily nonsuited without prejudice.” People first shared the latest news on the saga: The 33-year-old Fowler had accused her husband of
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Diggin’ deep into the Sturgill Simpson vault for this one. While browsing through the deep vault of Whiskey Riff content (nearly 18,00 articles here), I just happened to stumble upon this extremely rare track from Sturgill’s Bastard Children EP.  Only the real OGs know, but the two-track EP was released on his now defunct Bandcamp
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Born January 4, 1966, Deana Carter rose to stardom in 1996 with the release of her acclaimed debut record Did I Shave My Legs for This? The Nashville, Tenn. native first got her foot in the door when her demo tape caught the ear of country legend Willie Nelson, who then invited the then unknown singer-songwriter to
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Brothers Osborne‘s first-ever NFT is truly a work of art. The country duo worked with renowned poster artist Matthew Decker to create a physical poster and NFT for just 10 fans of the “I’m Not for Everyone” singers. The poster becomes available at 10AM CT on Feb. 22 via the Brothers Osborne Fanpage website. A video
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