10 Manliest Men in Country Music

Just because an artist wears a muscle shirt and sings a few country music songs doesn’t equal to years of sewing his true manly oats. Luckily there are a few country music artists that can truly carry on the proud tradition of being a man. 10 Manliest Men in Country Music:   10. Craig Morgan … Read more

A Look Back at Your Favorite Country Music Stars’ First No. 1 Hits

A quick look back at the legendary careers of artists like Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson makes it easy to see why country music is everyone’s favorite genre, has a rapidly growing fan base and is continually evolving. Combined, these four artists have released an astonishing 268 singles, with an astonishing 101 No. … Read more

25 Best Outlaw Country Songs

Outlaw country songs are raw and intend to address topics like hard living, anti-authority, cheating, drinking, and drug-use.  And it’s because they offer up a realism that tends to give a voice to the voiceless. 25 Best Outlaw Country Songs:   25. “High Cost of Living” // Jamey Johnson

10 Best Outlaw Country Artists of All-Time

In the 1970s, country music was out of touch.  It consisted of lush, orchestral arrangements known as the Nashville Country Sound.  By the end of the decade, a few artists were so highly critical of the entire country music system (where artists were often told what songs they could sing), they rebelled against the executives … Read more

Willie Nelson Cancels Tour Dates Due To Illness

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard have been forced to postpone and cancel a few dates on their 2015 Django and Jimmie Tour due to 82-year-old Willie’s health. Willie’s team announced via Facebook that this is due to the singer “feeling under the weather.” Unfortunately Willie has been feeling under the weather so a couple dates have been rescheduled … Read more

7 Things Merle Haggard Said About Today’s Country Music (and Other Stuff)

Merle Haggard has never been shy and the 78-year-old isn’t about to get demure on us now. During a recent interview with InFormum, Haggard had a few things to say about country music today. Basically, he thinks it is crap. Haggard knows a thing or two about country music, too– he’s got 38 No. 1 … Read more

5 Times Country Music Got Political

Country music has a long history that includes numerous events that have aligned with the political environment. Red or Blue. Right wing or Left wing. Country singers have found themselves supporting their beliefs or defending them (whichever way you want to look at it) over the course of the last 60 years.  5 Times Country Music Got … Read more

Album Review: Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard Celebrate Their Roots With ‘Django And Jimmie’

All the whiskey in the world wouldn’t run as smooth or be as replenishing as Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard‘s latest (and sixth) collaborative full player called Django and Jimmie. As two of the most prolific singer-songwriter Outlaws in country music history, there’s a level of expectation that comes from such a release. Both have … Read more

Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard Album Django and Jimmie Debuts at #1

Not that anyone is surprised, but Django and Jimmie, the new album collaboration from legendary American artists Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, is emerging a crossover sensation, entering the Billboard Country Albums chart at #1 while going Top 10 (#7) on the Billboard 200 Bestselling Albums chart. Willie and Merle, two of the original architects … Read more

Vince Gill Tells Us Who The Greatest Country Music Artist of All-Time Is

The age old question for any country music artist is– who is the greatest country music artist of all-time. Vince Gill, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, and seller of over 28 million albums has an opinion– it’s not Hank Williams Sr. or the Carter Family, it’s Merle Haggard. In 2010, Merle … Read more

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard Team Up for Legendary Collaboration

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, the found fathers of outlaw country music, have teamed up in the studio for a brand new album of tunes. Django and Jimmie is out now and reignites the musical fire and chemistry hat made the pair’s Pancho & Lefty a honky-tonk blockbuster and America’s No. 1 Country Album following its release … Read more

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard: “It’s All Going to Pot”

Right at the moment you think you have heard it all, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard team up for a duet and release a new video for “It’s All Going to Pot.” The tune is incredibly catchy and sounds kind of like your grandpa is singing a fun, upbeat tune about drugs and alcohol to … Read more