Jake Owen and Travis Tritt Channel Waylon Jennings During a Backstage Jam Session

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Whenever two or more country stars gather, a jam session, sing-along, guitar pull or collaboration is likely to break out, so it’s no surprise that when Jake Owen and Travis Tritt met up to start work on the new USA TV show, “Real Country,” they had to jam. In a video Jake shared on Twitter, … Read more

Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson to Be Featured In “Outlaws & Armadillos” Exhibit at Country Music Hall of Fame

Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, Jessi Colter, Bobby Bare, Jerry Jeff Walker, David Allan Coe, Cowboy Jack Clement, Tom T. Hall, Billy Joe Shaver, Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt and Tompall Glaser, known as the outlaws of the 70s, will all be featured in the latest exhibit announced by the Country Music Hall of … Read more

Ashland Craft and Megan Rose Sang “Good Hearted Woman” On “The Voice” And Now I Want Them To Become A Country Duo

In last night’s battle rounds on “The Voice,” Ashland Craft and Megan Rose of #TeamMiley sang Waylon Jennings’ “Good Hearted Woman,” and it was amazing. In fact, it was so amazing that I literally told my husband that I want them to both get the axe solely so they could become a singing duo together … Read more

12-Song Crash Course in Outlaw Country

During the 1950s and 1960s, country music experienced the commercial and artistic success known as the Nashville Sound. However, by the 1970s it was clear that the Nashville Sound was simply not working for many country artists. It was nearly impossible for new or unfamiliar artists to get any attention, and the artists that did … Read more

The Ultimate #TBT: 8 Major Events That Happened On June 15th

What is the most important day of the year? You might say your birthday, your anniversary, or the day of a life changing event. But there are some days that live in infamy because major events regularly occur on that date throughout history. June 15th is one of those days. From the founding of basic … Read more

11 Country Songs You Didn’t Know Were Written By Shel Silverstein

As a child, I loved Shel Silverstein. His books and poems are an essential piece of growing up. “The Giving Tree” one of the greatest children’s books ever written. When you enter my home, the first thing you see is a poem from “Where the Sidewalk Ends.” https://www.instagram.com/p/BUf6wAcjB8y/ But did you know that he was … Read more

16 Must-Have Shirts for Country Fans

Last summer, I was shopping with a friend when we stumbled upon a shirt that read ” Come on Patty get it together” and we died laughing. If you’re not a fan of ’90s country, you probably don’t get the reference to the spoken line in Patty Loveless’ hit “I Try to Think About Elvis.” … Read more

Willie Nelson, Erich Church, Chris Stapleton, Toby Keith and Many More Pay Homage to Waylon Jennings With Upcoming Concert Special

Willie Nelson, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kris Kristofferson, Toby Keith, Alison Krauss, Kacey Musgraves, Ryan Bingham, Jamey Johnson, Lee Ann Womack, Shooter Jennings, Buddy Miller, Jessi Colter, Robert Earl Keen, and Bobby Bare are paying tribute to Waylon Jennings. “Waylon Jennings was my friend, brother, and musical soul mate,” Willie Nelson says. “All … Read more

Drake White Performs Spot on Cover of Waylon Jennings’ “Good Hearted Woman”

“She’s a good hearted woman in love with a good timing man.” Drake White performed the classic Waylon Jennings tune as part of the CMA’s current Forever Country initiative. And, boy, was White the right choice as he perfectly captures Jennings’ essence while making the song his own. “Good Hearted Woman” was written by Jennings … Read more

15 Weird and Wonderful Songs from 1976

Forty years ago as America celebrated its bicentennial, country music superstars Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan were newborns. Other headlines from 1976 suggest it was a lot like this one– the Olympics were held in Montreal, Jimmy Carter was elected President of the United States of America, weird things were happening to celebrities, people were … Read more

Blake Shelton and Adam Wakefield Go Full-Tilt Country for “The Conversation” on “The Voice”

Does it get any more country than a duet between Waylon Jennings and Hank Williams Jr.? No, but Adam Wakefield and Blake Shelton put forth their best effort with their performance of “The Conversation” during the finale of season 10 of “The Voice.” Adam is #TeamBlake‘s final contestant and will likely end up being one … Read more

The Highwaymen Set To Release Archived Concert After 26 Years, Along with Airing of New PBS Special

The four members of the Highwaymen, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, and Waylon Jennings, might very well be the Mount Rushmore of country music, and now the legendary super-group is finally releasing the ultra-rare live recordings of their 1990 Nassau Coliseum concert as part of a 3-disc box set next month. The compilation, called … Read more