HISTORY: How Redneck Is Southern Rock?

“The genesis of Southern Rock came with the guys who played on the soul records being made at Muscle Shoals and Stax studios,” – Mark Kemp   It’s our opinion that Charlie Daniels, Gram Parsons  and The Allman Brothers solidified Southern Rock as a genre but there has always been a deeper rooted story. Like…

Your GTC Weekly Top 10: 31 March – 6 April 2014

Well, here we are… Its Monday and time for another week of Rock N’ Roll this and that’s! First we must send out huge thanks to the remarkably talented and genuinely nice guy Teitur Lassen. Your music has been and will continue to build you a diehard fanbase. It’s your great attitude and enduring personality…

Charlie Daniels – Off The Grid: Doin’ It Dylan

By Walter Price “He (Dylan) doesn’t have any boundaries with what he does. He puts chords together that you wouldn’t ordinarily think about.” – Charlie Daniels   There are very few artists that really had a hand in shaping the way we hear country-rock or southern-rock music today. For me, there are ultimately only two songwriters/performers…

Tops For November 2013

Imperial State Electric‘Reptile Brain Music’ What a month November was. Time to get crackin’ on with December! We have all sorts of stories, interviews, reviews and thoughts about great music to end the year with. Not to mention a few fantastic holiday related surprises that would please any die-hard music fan… We would like to…

Your GTC Top 10 For The Week Of 18 – 24 November 2013

(OUT NOW) Another grand week has come and gone over here at The GTC. We would like to welcome two newcomers to the reader-leader board, Hurricane Love and Destroy She Said. Two very different but amazingly right-on sounds.Check ’em out! We also watched as the multifaceted and seriously talented Christine McKinley rocketed to the top of the most read list. Thanks to…

Your Current GTC Top 5 for 22 November 2013

You guys and gals are shaking it up over here at The GTC! Thanks to a renewed interest in the multifaceted talent that is Christine McKinley and some amazing ‘shares’ in the Facebook world, her interview with our Claudia Price has rocketed to the top of the reader-leader-board.  Right On, McKinley is an artist to get behind. …

Your GTC Top 10 For the Week Of 11 – 17 November 2013

Good Monday Friends! What an interesting week over here at The GTC. We would like to give a special shout-out to all those grand and, well, sometimes awkward emails. keep’em comin’! We truly Dig It… On the other hand, what a great interview/chat we had with the man behind the country-rock/southern-rock sounds from the 70’s…