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25

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Maddie & Tae ‘Girl In A Country Song’ Video Produces Bro-Country Relief

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Happy Friday. What makes it happy, you ask? Because I’m posting an impromptu video and it’s Maddie & Tae’s parody of bro-country, calling out the cliches and backwards representations of women in bro-country. In fact, it’s a win for the right for gender equality as a whole, because it reveals the absurdity of said female roles by forcing men to do them instead.

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Jul
25

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Sara Evans ft Isaac Slade ‘Can’t Stop Loving You’ – Single Review

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I like myself a bit of Sara Evans, but I did find she got into a rut of fairly bland pop over the past few years. ‘Slow Me Down’ wasn’t a bad single despite only reaching #17 on radio (we have bro-country to thank for that), there was something that set it apart in its sound and turns of phrase, but unfortunately nobody was really that enamored of it. And while ‘Can’t Stop Loving You’ has less of the criticized big production of its predecessor, I just can’t see it being a big hit.

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Jul
24

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TUNE IN ALERT! Johnny Orr Featured On Inside Music Row Now Through Sunday

Johnny Orr chats with IMR's Jennifer Vickery

Johnny Orr chats with IMR’s Jennifer Vickery

Southern Life, Music & Improv On Tap

JOHNNY ORR is featured on INSIDE MUSIC ROW now through Sunday in an episode that highlights three songs (“You Can’t Hide Love,” We’ll Get By (The Autism Song)” and “Down South”) from his debut EP, DOWN SOUTH.   The amped-up interview with Jennifer Vickery touches on Orr’s Southern childhood, the EP, singing in church and a family talent for improvisational impersonation (Daffy Duck, Larry the Cable Guy, Barney Fife, etc).

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Jul
24

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Dolly Parton Strikes Gold With ‘Blue Smoke – The Best Of’ In The UK

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Parton Earns Precious Metal with ‘Better Day’

Dolly Parton earns yet another sales award as her 42nd studio album, Blue Smoke – The Best Of, has been certified Gold by the BPI and remains #3 on the official UK chart in its sixth week of release. 

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Jul
24

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Billboard Chart Roundup – Week of August 2nd, 2014

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Where do the weeks go?! As the summer reaches its peak, here are the current artists, songs and albums placing across the five Billboard country charts, and, for a limited time, the top 50s! Read on for more.

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