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The Cains Trio: Debut Spotlight

The Cains Trio: Debut Spotlight

Taylor, Madison and Logan Cain are singers and songwriters who play guitar, piano, bass, harmonica and more. Their story started when eldest sibling, Taylor, learned her first song on the piano at age 5. Shortly...Read full article... »

PHOTOS: Glitterati Abound at 2014 Hall of Fame Inductions

PHOTOS: Glitterati Abound at 2014 Hall of Fame Inductions

The evening was unseasonably if pleasantly warm outside, but the best hang in Nashville was inside the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Sunday, Oct. 26. There, royalty from throughout the world of...Read full article... »

Paul Craft (1938–2014)

Paul Craft (1938–2014)

Just days after his induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Paul Craft died at age 76. Raised on a family plantation in Proctor, Arkansas, and then in Memphis, Tennessee, and Richmond, Virginia, Craft...Read full article... »

Pt. 2 Angaleena Presley on Dignity, Struggle and Survival

Pt. 2 Angaleena Presley on Dignity, Struggle and Survival

It used to be that the middle class represented the broadest category of society in the United States. These days, that demographic is feeling squeezed from both sides. But the story of those who aspired...Read full article... »

PART 2: GUTHRIE TRAPP PULLS THE VEIL FROM NASHVILLE SESSIONS

PART 2: GUTHRIE TRAPP PULLS THE VEIL FROM NASHVILLE SESSIONS

In the first part of our conversation with Guthrie Trapp for CMACloseUp.com, the guitarist spoke candidly about what it takes to break into Nashville’s most exclusive club – top-call session musicians. Here, he draws from...Read full article... »

Pt. 1: Angaleena Presley Celebrates the American Middle Class

Pt. 1: Angaleena Presley Celebrates the American Middle Class

Is the American Middle Class really vanishing? If so, then Angaleena Presley’s solo album debut is its requiem. Titled American Middle Class and released Oct. 14 by Slate Creek Records, it also pays tribute to...Read full article... »

Guitar Ace Guthrie Trapp Opens Up on Nashville Sessions

Guitar Ace Guthrie Trapp Opens Up on Nashville Sessions

Computers and layering have become the norm in pop music recording pretty much everywhere except in Nashville. Traditions die hard here, especially those that honor the song and celebrate the magic of musicians playing together...Read full article... »

Pt 2: Frank Liddell Captures Lee Ann Womack’s Magic

Pt 2: Frank Liddell Captures Lee Ann Womack’s Magic

Though producer extraordinaire Frank Liddell and Country chanteuse Lee Ann Womack have enjoyed their lives together as husband and wife for some 15 years, it was only in 2014 that they combined their talents professionally...Read full article... »

Pt. 1: Frank Liddell Joins Forces with Lee Ann Womack

Pt. 1: Frank Liddell Joins Forces with Lee Ann Womack

On Sept. 23, Lee Ann Womack’s many fans and admirers will be able to finally hear The Way I’m Livin’, her Sugar Hill Records debut and her first album release since 2008. That date has...Read full article... »

PT. 2: LYNDSEY HIGHLANDER KICKS OFF “THE STOMP”

PT. 2: LYNDSEY HIGHLANDER KICKS OFF “THE STOMP”

In this second installment of our story on “The Stomp,” the new concert series dedicated to raising the profile of female Country artists, founder/performer Lyndsey Highlander reflects on who she hopes these monthly shows will...Read full article... »

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