Taste of Country Staff hasn't taken a day off since he/she was born in December 2010. Staff is an avid fan of country music and country music only although he/she has a soft spot for artists like Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson. Other interests include live music, cold beer, pizza at midnight and photos of country music babies.
Taste of Country Staff
Too Hot to Handle: See How Country Singers Live Up the Summer!
It's summertime, and the living's easy ... especially when you have a day off from tour. June, July and August mean temperatures are high, the fireflies are out and the water is perfect for a dip.
Cassadee Pope, ‘Summer’ [Listen]
Cassadee Pope’s nostalgic love song “Summer” finds the singer a bit misty-eyed in remembering a one-time flame. It’s the phrasing during her chorus and throw-back references that allow this song to stand out, however.
Top 10 Memorial Day Songs
Country music has the power to help us heal a broken heart and cope with some of life's unfair circumstances.
100 Greatest Country Albums of All Time
The 100 Greatest Country Albums of All Time are a very diverse group, but they all have one thing in common: in one way or another, all of the albums on our list made a significant contribution to changing the course of country music.
Josh Turner, ‘Hometown Girl’ [Listen]
Josh Turner’s “Hometown Girl” is his first single in 18 months but fans can rest easy knowing that time has changed very little. The country baritone is still relying on familiar topics and his signature voice. He’s still the same Josh Turner.
Brett Eldredge, ‘Wanna Be That Song’ [Listen]
Brett Eldredge's "Wanna Be That Song" speaks to a higher audience. The country crooner is willing to pass poetry off as country music, and his fans and country radio are better for it.
Cole Swindell, ‘Middle of a Memory’ [Listen]
Cole Swindell stands all alone wondering what could have been in his new single “Middle of a Memory.” The ballad from the You Should Be Here album describes what happens when the spark of love is rudely interrupted.
Hillary Scott & the Scott Family, ‘Thy Will’ [Listen]
Never has Hillary Scott sounded this vulnerable. Her debut single "Thy Will" is an open letter to God that begs for a sign that he has a plan for the pain the Lady Antebellum frontwoman is suffering.