Howdy Glenn possessed a smooth, rich voice that lent itself to nostalgic ballads, songs about hard times, and easy-listening songs about love lost and found.
Good As I Been To You was warmly received by critics, but a Bob Dylan album of covers with a stripped-down, rough-edged acoustic aesthetic did not satisfy fans’ hunger for new Dylan material.
On Whitehorse’s I’m Not Crying, You’re Crying, they wear their hearts on their sleeves, tears in their beers, and tongues in each other’s cheeks.
It’s refreshing to hear someone get down and dirty. Myron Elkins lets his guitar do most of the talking, and that’s a good thing to hear.
Whitehorse duo Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland go their separate ways to write songs, especially for an emotional album like I’m Not Crying, You’re Crying.
Strays shows Margo Price’s willingness to try new things and seek new ways of experiencing the world, and her strong talents as a musician and a human being.
White Trash Revelry offers no elegy for hillbillies. Through deeply empathetic songwriting, Adeem the Artist has made one of the best country albums of 2022.
Billy Strings and Terry Barber’s Me/And/Dad is for the traditionalists who love bluegrass and country in its raw form and find its plainness attractive.
Country music’s Jessica Willis Fisher discusses her new memoir Unspeakable: Surviving My Childhood and Finding My Voice and the process of healing trauma.