Category Archives: Country music

Nashville Tennessee Flood 2010

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFjaQoOdJvI Thumbing this up because the indignation is absolutely earned: As one who doesn’t watch the TV for her news, my insight into the drowning of Nashville came as one or two “headlines” which were nowhere near the top of the news lists. When I saw pictures of the flood damage, I was shocked. It’s […]

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The Hillbilly Gypsies – “Devils Dream”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TX1joQgf6Tg Man, say what you will about YouTube, but I’ve spent the past hour looking for “obscure” 17th century folk tunes, and I’ve found every one. This rendition of The Devil’s Dream is particularly jiggy, in the 17th century sense of the word…

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NE05YpK9UKs Hey – has anyone else heard about this new “YouTube” thing? 😉 I’m late to the YouTube party, I know, but I’m fascinated at how amazingly wide its nets are cast. When the service first started, I was put off by the piddly number of clips, and the fact that they were all attempts […]

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http://www.eye.net/eye/issue/issue_05.26.05/music/country.html Examining the strange phenomenon of country music; that musicians are becoming stridently Republican, despite the country music fan base being among those who suffer most from conservative policies.

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