Tag: Johnny Cash

LISTEN: Aaron Marlowe’s “Bottom of the Shot Glass”

For 25 years, Aaron Marlowe has been immersed in the world of guitar melodies, but it’s only recently that the former software developer found his way into the vibrant heart of Nashville’s music scene. His musical journey is a heartfelt homage to the golden era of rock from the ’70s …

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J. Michael Reese – Wordsmith

Mike Belle

NASHVILLE – This week’s Nashville Pick is lyricist J. Michael Reese and his poems Definition of Blues and True Love –  The makeup and construction of a song as perceived by songwriters often follow several formulae. An idea for a song may first blossom in one’s mind, or it can …

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Jerry Lee Lewis Dead At 87

Jerry Lee Lewis Death

Jerry Lee Lewis passed away today at the age of 87 at his home in Desoto County, MS, south of Memphis. He was born in 1935 to Mamie and Elmo Lewis of Ferriday, Louisiana. In November of ‘56 Jerry Lee made his way to Memphis, Tennessee where he would join …

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Alan Jackson To Receive CMA Lifetime Achievement Award

Alan Jackson Announces Continuation Of Tour

The Country Music Association has revealed its 2022 CMA Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award recipient—chart-topping Country Music superstar Alan Jackson. Jackson will accept the honor during “The 56th Annual CMA Awards,” broadcasting live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Wednesday, Nov. 9 on ABC. Dierks Bentley, Jon Pardi, Carrie Underwood and Lainey …

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Americanafest Selects State Of Arkansas As Regional Music Focus

The Americana Music Association℠

This year, the Americana Music Association has selected the state of Arkansas as the regional music focus for its 22nd annual AMERICANAFEST, Sept. 13-17 in Nashville, Tenn. In partnership with Arkansas Tourism and Visit Bentonville, the destination music festival and conference event previews this special programming today that features multiple …

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LISTEN: David Ferguson’s ”Nashville No More”

David Ferguson’s name comes up quite frequently when one starts to dig into who’s behind Nashville’s most revered recordings of the last 40 years. A Grammy Award-winning recording engineer, studio owner, video game soundtrack composer, and collaborator with the likes of Johnny Cash, John Prine, and Sturgill Simpson , there’s …

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Country Music Musical Coming To Nashville

Lively McCabe Entertainment and CuzBro Productions, the production company founded by Brian Kelley of duo Florida Georgia Line – and partners Stephen Snedden and Justin Halliwell, have teamed with filmmaker Andy Fickman to direct the upcoming musical feature, “MAY WE ALL.” The previously announced stage musical with eyes on a …

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The Justin Kemp Band Release Tribute To Country Legends

The Justin Kemp Band released their new country single “Legends Never Die” on December 20, 2019. This original classic country song is a clever tribute to Country Music legends whose song titles compose most of the lyrics. Each line has been skillfully gleaned from many classic country hit songs from …

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Fanny Grace Out With New Project Produced By John Carter Cash

Fanny Grace has come a long way since playing on street corners all over the country. The duo, made up of Carmen Mejia and Paul Reeves, have shared the stage with some of music’s greatest artists like, John Anderson, Charlie Daniels, Steve Miller, The Allman Brothers, Willie Nelson and even …

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Sheryl Crow Releases Final Album

Following a whirlwind of star-studded collaborations, the wait for Sheryl Crow’s final album is over. The nine-time Grammy Award-winner unveils timeless anthems with prolific artists and new generations of storytellers throughout Threads, available everywhere now on the Valory Music Co. On the creation of the album, Crow explains, “It’s the …

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