Country Funk Comp Shows the Strange Treatment of Country Music

I wrote about a new compilation of country music and the strange way the genre is treated by the press for the Atlantic. Below, one of the songs off the compilation, which shows the singer Bob Darin basically rapping–in 1969.

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Lonesome, Down, and Out

I wrote about Jason Eady’s excellent new country album, Daylight and Dark, for Splice Today. Read the piece here. I got to interview Eady for the piece as well. A live performance of Eady’s “Lonesome, Down, and Out” below.

 

Don’t Call Him An Outlaw

I wrote about the debut album from the country singer Sturgill Simpson for Splice Today, see the piece here. Here’s his song “Life Ain’t Fair,” which opens the album.

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