ALBUM REVIEW: Allison Moorer, “Down To Believing”

Good Lord, this is good.  One of my absolute favorite albums this year, Allison Moorer’s Down To Believing is a 13-track blast of passion, quality songwriting and skilled musical performances that leave you breathless and wanting more.  Ms. Moorer has ...

Goin’ Country: Favorite Country Albums of 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

I recently sat with my friends Annie and Matt and described my year of listening to country music. As I told them, it has been one of my most fulfilling times as a music ...

Goin’ Country: The 2013 CMA Awards

 

The 47th annual Country Music Association Awards were broadcast on ABC this week and, as in the past, the show was a pleasant blend of music, banter between the affable hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, as well as some ...

Goin’ Country: “Nashville: The Complete First Season”

ABC’s Nashville should be much worse than it is. With so many melodramatic storylines that are textbook “nighttime soap opera,” its first season chould have derailed before it reached mid-season. Yet the fine acting by Connie Britton (Friday Night ...

Popdose Presents: Goin’ Country

 

Country Music. Mention it in certain circles and eyes roll. I was one of those people. During my formative years in the 1980s my idea of country music was twangy singers with bad mustaches and permed mullets who sang ...