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About countrychorus

I'm a journalist and videographer with an interest in country music currently working north of Toronto, Canada. I have a B.A. from Carleton University and a Master's Certificate in Broadcast Television from Fanshawe College. You can follow me on Twitter: www.twitter.com/paulrbrian

Corey Hager – “Wanna Be Country”

After an earlier foray into the realm of what he calls “folk pop” on his 2012 debut album I Like it that Way, singer/songwriter Corey Hager of West Virginia has taken Alan Jackson’s classic advice and gone country. Hager’s upcoming release … Continue reading

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Florida Georgia Line – “Dirt”

Florida Georgia line putting some country in their country. Nothing special but still pretty nice. Next step would be to add some fiddle to that steel and see what happens.  

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Frankie Ballard – “Helluva Life”

Nice song.

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Lucy Hale – “Road Between”

Nice. Look for more from her.

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Brantley Gilbert – “Just as I Am” album release

Four years since his last release, BG came out with a new album today. Sounds pretty good. Nothing too new, but with his tried and true style it should do really well.  

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Connor Christian

Really good song.

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Lady Antebellum – “Golden”

Lady Antebellum’s “Golden” from earlier this year offers up some good cuts. The trio had drifted into such mainstream pop territory I wondered if they’d ever find their way back to heartfelt country that has that sometimes intangible difference of … Continue reading

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Alan Jackson – “Blue Ridge Mountain Song”

What a great song from Alan Jackson, written, composed and sung by him off of September’s Bluegrass Album. This bluegrass country old-time song is exactly in line with the best stuff Jackson’s ever done and the style that made him … Continue reading

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Cole Swindell – “Chillin’ It”

Great single. This one will go big. Opening for Luke this concert season ain’t going to hurt him either.

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Luke Bryan – “Drink a Beer”

The emotions in this song are so real for those who know some of the backstory. Luke lost his brother the night before he was planning to move to Nashville and then lost his sister too years later 😦 Christ, … Continue reading

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