Miranda Lambert Plays Led Zeppelin at Madison Square Garden

Miranda Lambert headlined Madison Square Garden in New York City for the first time, she gave fans more than they bargained for– in the form of a classic rock cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Rock and Roll.” The show was 100-minutes and 10 years worth of hits from Miranda and this cool Merle Haggard cover, too. … Read more

20 Albums Every Man Must Own

Every man needs his own space. And in that space there are certain essentials every man should have — a Beatles album, a Hemingway book, a Steve McQueen movie … As for the rest of the albums, here is an unranked list: The Beatles, The White Album (1968) How do you choose the correct Beatles … Read more

10 Best Things That Happened in Nashville in 2014

I love my town. I mean LOVE LOVE. I’ve been in Nashville for 13 years now and I can’t ever imagine living anywhere else. That being said… here are the 10 best things I covered in Nashville in 2014. 1. Garth came back to town. It’s always awesome when you get a cool new neighbor. … Read more

Merle Haggard Plays Johnny Cash at the Ryman

If anybody is going to play Johnny Cash’s iconic “Folsom Prison Blues”  at the Ryman Auditorium these days, it might as well be Merle Haggard. Mostly because Haggard was an inmate during Johnny Cash’s actual live performance of the song at San Quentin. Haggard recently played two shows at the Mother Church of Country Music … Read more

Country Stars Have More Fun (on Instagram)

I know famous people are always talking about how hard life is being famous and I’m sure to some extent it does make life a bit harder, but when you peruse some of our favorite country stars’ Instagram accounts– it sure seems like they are also having a lot of fun! And they sure do … Read more

This Day in Country Music History: Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard Top the Charts

On July 23, 1983, some of our favorite outlaws reached the top spot on the Billboard country music chart with their collaboration, “Pancho and Lefty.” Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard chose this song to be the title track on their duet album. Originally written by Townes Van Zandt, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard brought the … Read more