This ain't your Dad's country music. It's your Granddad's! None of that new Nashville bullshit either. This is where you'll find what I consider the best in Country (Classic and Alt), Folk, and Americana.
Country music ain’t country anymore, but that’s ok,” she said. ” Used to be country music was not just a sound but also a life. An artist brought who they were and where they were from to their music. It defined them and their songs. But everything changes and we grow. I guess now with folks getting to hear so many kinds of music it’s all mixed together. Remember how people didn’t like when Elvis came along? Could you imagine no Elvis? There are some great singers out there and great songs.
Loretta Lynn, center, accepts the Female Vocalist of the Year award at the seventh annual Country Music Awards show at the Grand Ole Opry House. Looking on are presenters Merle Haggard, left, and Glen Campbell on Oct. 15, 1973.
Dang, I shoulda posted this the other day when I was ranting about the CMAs.