Category Archives: Country Now

Allman Brothers Co-Founder Dicky Betts Dead At 80

Allman Brothers Co-Founder Dicky Betts Dead At 80

Dicky Betts, a co-founder the Allman Brothers Band, died Thursday in Osprey, Florida, at the age of 80. In an Instagram post, the Betts family wrote, “It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that the Betts family announce the peaceful passing of Forrest Richard ‘Dickey’ Betts (December 12, 1943 – April 18, 2024) at…MORE

Kenny Chesney Decides To Release New Album ‘Born’ On Vinyl

Kenny Chesney Decides To Release New Album ‘Born’ On Vinyl

Country superstar Kenny Chesney has decided to release his new album, Born, on double-disc vinyl on May 24. “I’m lucky,” Chesney says of releasing a vinyl edition of the 15-track album. “I have fans who still believe in the actual listening experience, starting an album at the beginning and taking the journey the songs are…MORE

Lainey Wilson Documentary-Style Special To Stream On Hulu

Lainey Wilson Documentary-Style Special To Stream On Hulu

A new Lainey Wilson documentary-style special will stream on Hulu beginning on May 29. The special is being produced by Robin Roberts’ production unit at ABC News Studios. “I look forward to telling stories about talented women who are strong and authentic,” Roberts said in a statement. “Lainey is definitely one of those women, and…MORE

Chris Stapleton Joins Slash On Cover Of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Oh Well’

Chris Stapleton Joins Slash On Cover Of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Oh Well’

Chris Stapleton joined Guns ‘N’ Roses guitarist Slash for a cover version of Fleetwood Mac’s 1969 hit “Oh Well.” The cover will feature on Slash’s upcoming blues album, Orgy of the Damned. “I knew from the beginning I wanted to do [‘Oh Well’] on this record,” Slash said in a statement. “It was also one…MORE

Cole Swindell Shares New Romantic Ballad ‘Forever To Me’

Cole Swindell Shares New Romantic Ballad ‘Forever To Me’

Country singer-songwriter Cole Swindell recently shared a new romantic ballad, “Forever to Me.” The song was co-written by Swindell and follows a guy recounting putting a ring on his sweetheart and all it entails. “She gave eighteen summers to Caroline/ Spent a few more wild and free/ Gave a long shot chance to a Georgia…MORE

Tracy Lawrence Shares Soulful Heartbreak Country Ballad ‘Gulf Of Mexico’

Tracy Lawrence Shares Soulful Heartbreak Country Ballad ‘Gulf Of Mexico’

Tracy Lawrence recently shared the next track off his forthcoming EP, Out Here In It, the soulful heartbreak country ballad “Gulf of Mexico.” “Gulf of Mexico” is the second release off his six-song EP, which is due to be released on June 7. “I love a good ballad,” said Lawrence. “These kind of songs have…MORE

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Riley Green Join Lineup For Inaugural Field & Stream Music Fest

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Riley Green Join Lineup For Inaugural Field & Stream Music Fest

Lynyrd Skynyrd and Riley Green have joined previously announced headliners Erich Church and Lainey Wilson as co-headliners of the inaugural Field & Stream Music Fest. The Field & Stream Music Fest takes place on October 4-6 in Winnsboro, South Carolina. It will feature over 30 artists across two stages. The Field & Stream Music Fest…MORE