Ironically the son of a Canadian politician, Colter Wall is as rugged and real as it gets. Hailing from Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Wall is a Canadian cowboy with a knack for telling stories. A talented lyricist, Wall’s captivating stories of the Western Frontier can make one think he really lived on the Western plains over
Singin’ the blues. Written by Roy Hawkins and Rick Darnell in 1951, “The Thrill Is Gone” became a huge hit for blues legend B.B. King in 1970. Quite a few years back, the great Chris Stapleton (who knows his way around the blues more than most) delivered an acoustic cover at Station Inn in Nashville.
As the search continues for the psychopath who set off a bomb in Nashville, residents are coming together to express their emotions and prayers for the horrific event that unfolded yesterday morning Several country stars took to social media yesterday in response to the bombing, as well as professional sports organizations such as the Tennessee
It’s almost that time. We are just a day out from Santa dropping by to bring some presents to all the good little boys and girls around the world, and while that’s all well and good, there are a few things that Santa can’t bring us this year. Things that only country music can offer.
When thinking of Country Christmas songs, so many jump to Willie Nelson’s “Frosty The Snowman,” Faith Hill’s “Where Are You Christmas,” etc… And those well-known songs are great tunes, but sometimes it’s fun to find the unexpected covers that end up really blowing you away. Well, I found the perfect example of that with Jamey
Nobody does Christmas tunes quite like Brett Eldredge. If you want a honky tonk Christmas, sure, you gotta turn on that Alan Jackson, that George Strait, but if you’re more in the mood for a signature Christmas classic with a touch of that patented Frank Sinatra flavor, look no further than Brett Eldredge’s Glow record. Is
With 2020 coming to a close, we are ending the year much differently than anyone could have ever anticipated. Christmas time is usually filled with many traditions and celebrations, but thanks to the global pandemic and gathering restrictions, a lot of us are sacrificing our fun for the health and safety of our loved ones.
The Chicks have given an internet thumbs up to Taylor Swift‘s “No Body, No Crime,” an enthralling murder-mystery number that finds its place among the tracklist of Swift’s most recent album, Evermore. Swift surprise-released the new set, a spiritual sequel to this summer’s Folklore, on Friday (Dec. 11). As pointed out by Uproxx, the song,
This past Sunday, Garth Brooks and his wife Trisha Yearwood treated country fans to a live Christmas special dubbed, Garth & Trisha Live! A Holiday Concert Event. And it wouldn’t be a Christmas special, (or any public appearance from Garth) without a few tears. Three certainties in life: 1. Death 2. Taxes 3. Garth crying
Andrew Jannakos released his first official music video on Friday (Dec. 11), and the TikTok star-turned-Sony Nashville signee is giving The Boot’s readers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the new clip. Flip through the gallery below for a peek at what went on on set. Directed by Justin Key and produced by Taillight
Tyler Childers is one of those artists that just about every music fan likes, even if they primarily dabble in mainstream country, and even if they’re are not particularly fans of country music at all. Hailing from the coal country of Kentucky, Childers’ years of hard work and heavy touring have culminated in the lyrical
Vince Gill is best known for his exceptionally pure tenor as a singer of some of country music’s most emotional ballads, but as it turns out, he can rock it up when he needs to. The country superstar turns up the volume on a version of “Heartache Tonight” from the Eagles‘ new live album, and
Does it get more iconic than Willie and Dolly? Willie Nelson and Dolly Parton teamed up to re-record his Christmas classic, “Pretty Paper,” for Dolly’s 2020 album, A Holly Dolly Christmas. Willie originally released “Pretty Paper” in 1979 on his first Christmas album of the same name. When it came to recording her new Christmas
Ask anyone who has met her: There is nothing quite like seeing the iconic Dolly Parton in the flesh. But seeing her all dolled up in her holiday best as an animated character is pretty great, too. In the music video for her new song “Cuddle Up, Cozy Down Christmas,” Parton joins an animated version
Winter is coming… Tim and Faith got the kids together for a little Game Of Thrones themed family dinner this holiday season. And while the girls pulled out all the stops, Tim’s costume left folks scratching their heads a bit. Sharing the photos to social media, we can see the Faith as the Night King, along with
Alfred Howard‘s new collaboration with folk duo Siren Songs continues an ambitious, year-long experiment from the prolific and diverse musician: Write, record and release a total of 100 songs, two per week. Ahead of the Thursday (Dec. 17) release of “Letter to Your Heart,” readers can press play below to listen. Siren Songs’ Jenn Grinels and Merideth Kaye
What. A. Year. It’s finally, almost, over. And like always, we’re giving you some of our end-of-year posts. First, we gave you our Top 25 Albums of 2020, loaded with the best of the best in country music – it’s a no BS list. Even during such a tumultuous year, some incredible country music was
Trace Adkins bucks against the notion of the cattleman rogue while displaying the type of earnest and family-based worker he represents in his ”Ain’t That Kind of Cowboy” music video. The song, written by Justin Lantz and Stephen Wilson, is the title track from Adkins’ recent EP of the same name, released in October. The six-song
It’s that time of year again when we usually look back on the year that we’ve all just experienced. The highs, the lows, the good, the bad. But it’s 2020. Does anybody REALLY want to look back on this year? So instead I thought I’d look back a little further. Back 20 years, to country
They don’t make music videos like this anymore. Unfortunately, we lost another member of the country music community yesterday when K.T. Oslin passed away at 78. Oslin was best known for her hit single “80’s Ladies,” but her video for her 1990 hit “Come Next Monday” is nothing short of a cinematic masterpiece. It’s one
Singer-songwriter Van Plating went the spontaneous route when creating her newest music video, for her single “Bird on a Wire.” The clip, premiering exclusively on The Boot, captures both the golden hour of a summertime afternoon in Florida and the lyrics’ dreamy, pensive qualities. “Usually when I create a visual for my work, there’s an inspo