FTCR has shut down permanently

Hey guys. As some of you know by now, FTCR has officially shut down permanently. The domain and hosting and my FTCR email address is paid for until 2019, so everything will remain live until then but there will be no new posts.

Otherwise, you can follow me @vickyefisher. Please do not pitch me anything for posting, I will be annoyed.

That said, thank you all for your understanding and the memories. It’s been a blast.




Patty Loveless ‘Honky Tonk Angel: The MCA Years’ – Album Review

It’s hard to picture Kacey Musgraves, Lindi Ortega and or even Carrie Underwood to name a few without Patty Loveless. The country music star of the late Eighties and Nineties formed a bridge from the golden era of country in the Sixties and Seventies to the bright emerging stars of today. Alongside Jo Dee Messina and Kelly Willis, Loveless’ string of hit singles and albums made her the biggest star of her time and a promulgator of neotraditional country.

It’s hard sometimes to forget just how big a star she was. Loveless accumulated a half-dozen country singles and five platinum albums within a period of less than a decade.

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