In keeping with tradition I am naming the my picks for who I think should have won the Country Music Association (CMA) awards, the anti-CMA’s if you will, on the day after the awards were handed out. As usual, I […]
I read quite a few country music blogs and lately I’ve seen a lot of posts that complain about the current state of country music coming out of Nashville. I’ve written quite a bit about this myself and more often […]
Anyone who has been a writer of fiction for any length of time has probably heard the theory that there are only seven basic plots and all stories are derived from them. They are: Man vs. Man Man vs. […]
Many times you don’t notice something when you’re right in the middle of it. Who knew back in the 1990′s when everyone was enjoying all those silly line dances that we were actually witnessing the demise of country music? I […]
I stopped making New Year’s resolutions a couple of decades ago because I always picked the wrong ones and I always failed. This time, though, as 2010 rolled into 2011, I decided I was going to pick the right one […]
Finally CMT is doing what it’s supposed to do: Play some music television. They just launched a new reality talent show called CMT’s Next Superstar produced by Simon Lythgoe, son of American Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe. 10 contestants were chosen […]
I believe a music video should be only one of three things: a performance, a literal depiction of the story like Martina McBride’s Independence Day, or something funny. That’s it. Don’t try to throw any extra messages in it unless […]
Yes, it’s Country Music Association (CMA) awards time again so of course that means it’s also time for the 2nd Annual Honky Tonk Junkie Music Awards. My approach to the award process is quite a bit different then that of […]
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