Tag Archives: Country Weekly 1997-10-28 issue

How Country Radio Has Changed

Originally published in the October 28, 1997 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  Country radio once was notable for its loyalty to artists: Not many became stars, but those who did could expect long careers. Today, radio tends to favor newer artists. The point becomes clear if you compare the acts who created country radio’s top…MORE

Country Music Legends Turned Off By Radio But They Won’t Be Silenced

Originally published in the October 28, 1997 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  Story by Richard Haydan and Catharine Rambeau Their names come up in any argument about the greatest country singer of all time: George Jones, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton. These legends of country music are part of a generation that’s still recording…MORE

Radio Can’t Blunt Country’s Cutting Edge

Originally published in the October 28, 1997 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  You don’t have to be old to be ignored by country radio. Many young country artists win critical and even commercial success without becoming radio favorites. The young, faces of performers such as The Mavericks have found it tough to crack the radio…MORE

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New Albums

New Albums

New albums dropping on Nov. 16 include Montgomery Gentry’s 20 Years of Hits and Kip Moore’s Room to Spare: The Acoustic Sessions.