Category Archives: Country

My music playlist for Mom’s 82nd birthday

I called Mom today and wished her a happy 82nd birthday.  It’s always nice to talk to her, though I wish more than anything I could have been with her in our hometown to wish her a happy birthday in … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (September 10, 2012 edition)

I’m a sucker for bluegrass music.  There’s something about it that’s so pure, especially when you combine the music with a voice that fits the feeling. One of the better modern voices for bluegrass belongs to Alison Krauss.  Combine that … Continue reading

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Ladies and gentlemen, I have a new music blog!

I’m not going to spend a lot of time here on my very first attempt at creating a daily personal blog (one that I’ve grown quite fond of) touting my new music blog that’s just launched in the last couple … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (September 3, 2012 edition)

Here’s one more go-round for a country music playlist featuring artists that I’ve been able to see in person at the Eastern Idaho State Fair, going on now.     This time, I’m going with a couple of the best … Continue reading

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Counting down to Labor Day: One day to go

One of the best moves I ever made when it comes to this blog was to start featuring music on a daily basis around the first of this year.  My music playlists have consistently been the highest-viewed thing this blog’s … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (August 27, 2012 edition)

We’re in the middle of “fair season,” with counties and states all around the country putting on fairs around this time of year.  It’s a time for livestock judging, 4H project judging, carnivals, crafts displays, food galore (much of it … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (August 20, 2012 edition)

When it comes to country music in the playlist, I’m continuing on with some of the acts that I’ve been able to see live in years past — often times getting right up close to the stage to shoot some … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (August 13, 2012 edition)

I featured the Florida-born band Sawyer Brown last week because I’d seen them years ago at the Eastern Idaho State Fair, and — yet again — I talked about how a ticket to see Charlie Daniels and Travis Tritt together … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (August 6, 2012 edition)

My last newspaper job had one benefit that I definitely appreciated.  Located in the town that hosts the Eastern Idaho State Fair, I could be guaranteed of seeing big-name music acts up to three nights every year.  All I needed … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (July 30, 2012 edition)

Continuing with “Django week,” there was one country music legend who, when asked to name the 10 most influential guitarists of the 20th century, put Django Reinhardt at the top of the list, and he placed himself fifth. That was … Continue reading

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