Tag Archives: Sturgill Simpson

My Favorite Back-to-Back-to-Back Songs

This summer, I’ve been listening to Reunions quite a bit, the new album from Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit. There are some great songs on this record, including the triumvirate of “Dreamsicle,” “Only Children,” and “Overseas.” I love it … Continue reading

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Albums of the Decade: 2010-2019

Finishing out my year-end review of my favorite music with a look back at my favorite albums of the past decade. (For all the nerds out there, I get it: technically, the decade doesn’t end until next year. But that’s … Continue reading

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The Problem with Country Music (2017)

I love country music. As in, I LOVE country music. Growing up in Nashville, country music was ubiquitous, but nowhere more than our home. I’m not sure I was aware that other genres of music even existed when I was … Continue reading

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Best Songs of 2016

A rejoinder to my best albums post, here are my 25 favorite songs released this year. Happy New Year to you! “Burn the Witch” by Radiohead.  “In Bloom” by Sturgill Simpson.  “What Dreams May Come” by Michael McDermott.  “No Hard … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2016

I love all kinds of music. This year we made the decision to begin a Spotify Premium family subscription, so I have access to even more music than ever before. As always, there are a couple of albums that especially … Continue reading

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Best Songs of 2014

As a follow-up to my favorite albums post, here are my 30 favorite songs of the year, with commentary about a few: Walkabout by Augustines. No song has been played more often in my iTunes this year. I absolutely love … Continue reading

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