Carrie Horton is a freelance writer and project manager based in Nashville, Tenn. She graduated from Concordia University in Portland, Ore., with a degree in English and has been writing and listening to music for as long as she can remember. After more than five years in the non-profit world, she made the leap into full-time freelance writing and hasn’t looked back. When she’s not out looking for adventure, you can probably find her exploring nature or at a neighborhood coffee shop reading a good book or talking with friends.
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Jack Grelle debuts "These Walls" exclusively for The Boot's readers.
POLL: Who Should Win Music Video of the Year at the 2016 CMA Awards?
A readers' poll to determine who should win Music Video of the Year at the 2016 CMA Awards.
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Americana stars share their definitions of the genre.
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A strain of marijuana that the iconic singer began developing before his death in April 2016 is set to hit the market in the coming months.