By: Coachjhurt The CMA's happened the other night. Again. From what I've been told, there were some attempts to pay homage to the past. Maybe some of our favorites were there and even a couple of them may have performed. That's nice. But it misses the point completely. A … [Read more...] about Once You’ve Heard It, You Can’t Unhear It
By: Coachjhurt Every now and then somebody really talented puts together the words and the story I wanted to tell and does it in the way I wished I could have. Today thanks to Dr. Benny Lile I had that rare experience once again. This time as it has been before … [Read more...] about The King of Tears
Guest Post by Milton Syra, Metclafe teacher and member of The Hornets Nest Pickers. The Country Music Association recently celebrated its 50th anniversary by including on the awards show many of the legendary artists and songs that defined country music in the last half century. … [Read more...] about The Death of Traditional Country Music (Guest Post)
By: Coachjhurt Be warned: The following post has absolutely nothing to do with sports. While listening (because I was in a place where the music was playing, not because I chose to) to some modern country music the other day I was put off by the general … [Read more...] about A Country Boy Can….Read?
By: Coachjhurt The legendary singer/songwriter and true Kentuckian Tom T. Hall turned 80 recently. Happy birthday to him, and many thanks. Tom T. was and is a true one of a kind whose storytelling continues to impact generation after generation including mine. One … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Tom T.