Ray Scott On The Rise Of Independent Artists Finding Success Through Social Media & Satellite Radio

Ray Scott On The Rise Of Independent Artists Finding Success Through Social Media & Satellite Radio

Having scored four #1s in the United Kingdom and being an artist who has received major airplay on SiriusXM, Ray Scott knows a thing or two about how to be successful in the music business, all without having the backing of a major record label, I might add. He recently released his 5th studio album, “Guitar For Sale” and is currently working on an EP entitled, “Honky Tonk Heart,” scheduled to be released in October. You can see him locally at Muddy Creek Cafe and Music Hall in Winston-Salem Saturday night. We recently chatted with Scott about the rise of independent artists and how they are finding success in non-traditional ways, as well as where you can find the best chicken in Nashville. Naturally. [Read more…]

Country Music Groups Of The 80s: Who Was Your Favorite? #moreclassywriting

Country Music Groups of the 80s ~

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The 80s were a decade of big change for country music. The genre started a bit of a move away from outlaw music and picked up a bit of pop sound, which also allowed many acts to crossover onto stations that played other genres or music. With acts like Exile, Alabama and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, country music in the 80s was not only big for crossover success, it was also great for bands.

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