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Prince, The Country Music Artist

We couldn’t believe it, the Purple One being associated with the rather strict musical environment that Nashville… by A. Michael Uhlmann   I’m not trying to invoke that Prince who passed away so unexpectedly was a country music artist at all, but his genius definitely left a mark even in country music. I remember in…

Honky Tonk Daily: Dys-fun-ctional Christmas

By A. Michael Uhlmann Not always is Christmas happy and merry.   Conflicts with the law, broken relationships, loneliness or simply dysfunctional families can put a burden on these holy Holidays. Good part about it is, that they also inspire songwriters to tell about it. It’s basically a reality show wrapped in the soothing sounds…

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Jaida Dreyer Caught Her Mommy In Flagranti

By A. Michael Uhlmann Earlier this year I stumbled upon the music of Jaida Dreyer. A single – (unfortunately) with no chart success – had me listening closer. “Half Broke Horses” had me in awe – and her debut album on Byron Gallimore’s produced Streamsound record “I’m Jaida Dreyer” (still working on a blog for…

Honky Tonk Christmas

By A. Michael Uhlmann Well – Christmas and Honky Tonkin’ normally just don’t go hand in hand, sin and salvation just don’t mix, it’s like water and oil. But the tradition is deep-rooted, and many a Honky Tonk singer, recorded gospel and/or Christmas albums as well. It almost has a catholic feel to it; go confess…