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Defensiveness, Vengeance, and Unashamed Self-pity, or, Trump Music
13 Feb 2017 // 8:00 PM
Some troubling common themes in songs from the Trump administration.
The Best Country Music of 2007
13 Dec 2007 // 3:00 PM
Whatever your taste in music, be it Country or Western, 2007 has been something of a disappointment when compared with recent years. You have to look a little harder to find the diamonds in the Van Lear coal-mine that was the year that was, but they're there.
The Arrogance of Toby Keith
28 Feb 2010 // 3:00 PM
Arrogance is central to Toby Keith's music. Yet it's an arrogance tied to the notion that human beings are essentially deluded. Everyone thinks they're absolutely right, and everyone is usually wrong.
Toby Keith: Classic Christmas
26 Nov 2007 // 2:56 PM
For his second Christmas set, Keith delivers one disc of "seasonal" tunes and one disc of religious songs. It's tasteful, professional, and sometimes even warm.
Toby Keith: Unleashed
2 Mar 2003 // 4:00 PM
Five questions with Trace Adkins, country music artist
19 Feb 2010 // 1:00 AM
DETROIT — Trace Adkins chuckles when he considers his place in the 2010 country music world: In this new era, he's old school. "I never thought the