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.
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Craig Morgan, ‘I’ll Be Home Soon’
Craig Morgan’s vocals soar once again with “I’ll Be Home Soon,” the new single from his A Whole Lot More To Me album. The midtempo country love song finds the singer building toward a cathartic chorus with each verse. It’s a formula that’s worked well for hi…
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.
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.
Top 10 Songs About Mom
Country music is known for its great narrative songs about real life, home and family. That's probably the reason that "Mom" has been the subject of so many great country music recordings.
Michael Ray, ‘Think a Little Less’ [Listen]
Michael Ray's catchy new love song aims to heat up Friday (or any) night with a dangerous idea that's embraced by two new lovers. "Think a Little Less" finds the singer returning to his romantic ways.
2016 American Country Countdown Awards Winners
The 2016 American Country Countdown Awards winners were announced live from the Forum in Los Angeles, on Fox on Sunday night (May 1), including some of the biggest names in country music.
True Grit: Glen Campbell’s Career in Pictures
Born April 22, 1936, Glen Campbell started playing guitar as a young boy — but no one could have predicted the impact he would have on music.
Zac Brown Band, ‘Castaway’ [Listen]
Zac Brown Band’s "Castaway" is as reggae-influenced and beachy as the band has ever been. The island-friendly track from Jekyll + Hyde is "Toes" and "Knee Deep" smushed together and amplified.
Parmalee, ‘Roots’ [Listen]
Parmalee dig a little deeper with "Roots," their first single from an upcoming sophomore album. The rock-infused power ballad is the song you think it: a personal reflection of what makes a man a man.
Blake Shelton, ‘Savior’s Shadow’ [Listen]
Fan have not seen this side of Blake Shelton. In "Savior's Shadow," the singer proclaims his unconditional faith in God. It's a simple gospel song set to strings.
Blake Shelton, ‘Friends’ [Listen]
Blake Shelton’s "Friends" is a huggable country addition to The Angry Birds Movie soundtrack. The uplifting lyric will be featured prominently in the film. It’s a catchy melody that would sound perfect over the end credits.
Top 10 Merle Haggard Songs
Merle Haggard was one of the greatest influences on modern country singers and songwriters.