A veteran of Canadian Idol and a CMT Canada docu series, Tara Oram has just released her debut album on Canada's Open Road Recordings. Does the album stand up to or above stateside Idol-related releases?
Sometimes the best surprises come from the most organic of places. And that's exactly what you get with this EP. Recorded as basic acoustic tracks, this is a raw, real collection of tunes from one of Nashville's up and comers.
For the third single off of "Troubadour," George Strait will present the light-hearted, fluffy "River Of Love." While the song is fun, is this the kind of song we want to hear from the just crowned ACM "Artist of the Decade?"
Roughstock has discovered that the Zac Brown Band has found a label home with Atlantic Records. The deal, just announced, is a partnership between the band's "Homegrown Music" and the historic label that's been home to some of music's most legendary acts over the years.
It seems like nobody told Rascal Flatts about the doomed music economy as they've sold over 16 million units since their arrival eight years ago. Covering their first four albums, "Greatest Hits, Volume One" serves a nice introduction to the band.
With his career having gone further than most people could dream of, Randy Owen has certainly lived a charmed life. On Nov 4, 2008, Randy Owen will be releasing not only his first solo album with Broken Bow Records but also his memoir about his life and times in and out of the award-winning group Alabama.
Life can get busy sometimes and because of that you may have missed some of the great album reviews featured on Roughstock this past month. Joey+Rory, Toby Keith, John Michael Montgomery, Reba, Rascal Flatts, Billy Currington and Lee Ann Womack are but nust a few of the new albums featured this
In a well-documented career, Reba McEntire has sold over 46 million albums, scored more than 60 Top Ten Hits. 50 of her biggest his from her 25 year career with MCA Records are chronicled in this deluxe, 3 disc box set.
To follow-up his last single, the Number one "Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven," Kenny has chosen to forego the beach for the simple, down home, and just plain rootsy Mac McAnally penned duet "Down The Road."