I Like Country Music

Sarah Gayle Meech By Walter Price Country music’ is such a loose term these days, you know, since the genre has all but disappeared in the last 50 years and what you hear on US pop-country-mega-bro-corporation programmed stations is but a shadow of the deep rooted folk leaning sounds of times past. But that’s cool, for some people.Since…

Kris Kristofferson: Older & Wiser

The GTC would like to wish an Amazing 78th Day of Birth to Brownsville, Texas’ favorite son Kristoffer “Kris” Kristofferson.   A singer/songwriter who, time will prove, is likely the most important songwriting figures to emerge from 1960’s Nashville with a pedigree/history unparalleled to anyone else’s. A man who often tried to have a good-time to near death. “Nothing could kill…

NEWS: New Hank Sr. Tracks & Photos?

The first name that comes to mind for true country, western and honky tonkin’ fans is Hank Williams Sr. and now 61 years after his death there will be new, never before seen (by the public) photos and more importantly, new or ‘rare’ tracks to be set free?  “It’s unbelievable to me that there are still…

Chris Leigh & the Broken Hearts: “If You Make It To Heaven”

By Walter Price It’s no secret that as soon as I found my way to the sounds of Chris Leigh & The Broken Hearts I’ve been a die hard fan. Just something about his story, the honesty in his verses and the way he makes music in the grand fashion of times past and knowingly or not putting…

Coolest Music Videos: Hank Williams Jr. – ‘All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight’

By Walter Price In 1984 Hank Jr. released a fantastic country-rockin’ album called Major Moves (Curb). The entire album is full of  Hank Jr awesomeness. With tracks like Attitude Adjustment, Knoxville Courthouse Blues, Country Relaxin‘ and setting the tone of the album, the lead track, All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight!  The video…

The Day of Hank Williams Sr.

Hank Williams If you had to take a guess, what do you think Uncle Tupelo, Tim Hardin, The The, The Mekons, Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, Wayne Hancock, Van Morrison, Neil Young, Wilco, Willie Nelson, Eddie Cochran, Cowboy Junkies, Chuck Berry & Elvis have in common? They all have had their music, in part, influenced by the original alternative music star, Hiram King Williams. Today The GTC would like to celebrate what…

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Day Of The Possum

The George Jones (1931-2013) Today The GTC would like to celebrate the day of birth for one of the greatest voices to be etched into vinyl, George Glenn Jones. Sometimes know as “No Show Jones” or even “The Possum’. We prefer, simply, George Jones. Jones has charted over 140 times in his extraordinary career going back…