1. Country Hall Highlights Bakersfield Sound

    April 06, 2012 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 There was something about the California sound of country music. It sparkled on the airwaves as much as the flamboyant stage attire that the artists who made the music wore on stage. For a while, it seemed like there was somewhat of a tug-of-war bet ...

  2. Friday Flashback: A Double Shot of Buck Owens

    January 27, 2012 7:00 PM EST 0 0 0 This weekend in 1964, Buck Owens had a very historic recording session, and the success he enjoyed with the material will not likely be duplicated by any other artist. At the session, he recorded "My Heart Skips A Beat" and "Together ...

  3. Country Music Hall of Fame: Class of 2012 Cheat Sheet

    January 26, 2012 8:15 AM EST 0 0 0 In February, the Country Music Hall of Fame typically announces the name of three new inductees into the ranks of the genre's most exclusive class. With that in mind, we'd like to offer our thoughts on who might be the honorees in the indi ...

  4. Country Music Preview: 10 for 2012

    January 03, 2012 3:30 PM EST is only a few days old, but there are a few things that we are really looking forward to in the world of country music. There are some big tours and quite a few big albums coming down the turnpike, and it's already looking to be a banner y ...

  5. Brad Paisley Branches Out With a Book

    November 03, 2011 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Having written the bulk of his hit records since breaking into the limelight with 1999's "Who Needs Pictures," Brad Paisley is no stranger to success as a writer. However, this week he crosses into another level of the craft, releasin ...

  6. Brad Paisley Gets One-of-a-Kind Honor From the Grand Ole Opry

    October 19, 2011 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the 86-year history of the Grand Ole Opry, many historic moments have taken place. Hank Williams debuting in 1949 with "Lovesick Blues." A truck driver named Elvis on the Ryman stage. Garth Brooks and "Friends In Low Places." ...

  7. Paisley In A Holiday Mood On New Album

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Brad Paisley will be releasing his first holiday effort this fall with the aptly titled "Brad Paisley Christmas." Due Oct. 10 via Arista Nashville, the album finds the country star tackling classics a Brad Paisley will be releasing his fir ...