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My Latest Country Music Picks (25th July 2019)

For this 21st July 2019 edition of my Country Music Picks, I already had a couple of songs on my list for some weeks. I just felt like waiting for some new songs I might listen to during my Weird Al & Grass Court Tennis Trip in New England. Here are my latest country music recommendations.

 

The Highwomen – Redesigning Women

Never heard of the Highwomen? Nothing to blame you for – they are a new country music super-grounp consisting of Brandi Carlile. Amanda Shires. Natalie Hemby and Maren Morris (see my review of Maren’s concert in Amsterdam). The four girls will release an album in September 2019 – the single Redesigning Women is the appetizer to it. Of course, the line-up of that band gives quite some publicity.

 

Blanco Brown – The Git Up

Dancing at country music does not necessarily end up in line dancing. One trending musical proof for this theorem is currently storming the US charts and air plays:  The Git Up by Blanco Brown. One boost for the popularity is the “Git Up Challenge”, which became quite viral on social media: the idea of the challenge is to present a dance fitting to the Blanco Brown Lyrics. Here is the original…

… and one of the versions I liked most when I browsed the internet – Amish style? You will find a lot more of them under the hashtags #TheGitUpChallenge or #TheGitUp.

 

Twinnie – Social Babies

Twinnie is one of my favorite artists – and also one of my favorite people in the business. Despite that personal admiration, I really like her new single Social Babies, which has recently been released. Now. Twinnie also released the corresponding music video. Hope you like her song – and the video – as much as I do.

 

Luke Combs – Beer Never Broke My Heart

If you are into country music, you likely know Luke Combs’ Beer never broke my heart. Combs might currently be the trending artist of the moment. He has five songs in parallel in the US Country Billboard charts. Furthermore, he recently was inducted as a new member to the Hall of Fame. This song is his most popular one currently. I like it – though I am not into beer at all.

 

Olivia Lane – So Good It Hurts

During the CMA Fest 2019, I had the opportunity to have a brief chat with charming Olivia Lane during a Meet & Greet Session. She is definitely a young and upcoming artists. Her EP The One will be released on 9th August 2019. So Good It Hurts is one of the songs on this disc – and I personally feel, it is a really good one.

 

LOCASH – One Big Country Song

Honestly, sometimes when I travel through the USA and listen to the country music stations, I am very often missing new bands. The rotations are short (i.e. popular songs are played more frequently than in Europe) and it feels to be very hard for young and aspiring artists to get some slots of airplay on stations like “The Highway” on SiriusXM satellite radio. Performing since 2004 and published four albums already, LOCASH are no new band, but One Big Country Song brings a very fresh teenager-happy life sound to the radio station. Nice song!

 

Emily Ann Robers – Easy On Me

Emily Ann Roberts became known in 2015, when he contested in the US version of The Voice and finally ended up as finalist. She just released an EP, Someday Dream, which already found some fans in the country music scene. An album is in production – this song, Easy on Me, is my favorite one of the EP – hope you like it.

 

Billy Ray Cyrus & Johny McGuire

Sorry, Miley Cyrus’ Daddy – just coming back from my Weird Al Yankovic & Grass Court Tennis trip 2019, I just cannot stand to have these lyrics in mind:

Or play Vanilla Ice, hey, you can play him twice
And you can play the Bee Gees any day
But Mr. DJ, please, I’m beggin’ on my knees
I just can’t take no more of Billy Ray

Billy Ray “Achy Breaky Heart” Cyrus is still in business – and his Chevys and Fords song recorded together with Johnny McGuire (former member of the Walker McGuire band) is really not all bad.

 

Leo Moracchioli / Frog Leap Studios – Take Me Home, Country Roads

I follow the Frog Leap Studios for quite a while now. Leo Moracchioli is doing hard rock and metal covers of chart songs and classics. Take Me Home, Country Roads is not his very first cover version of a country song – nevertheless I like it and felt I should add it to my list of country music picks – might be a nice one if you are getting tired of John Denver and all the others who performed this classic.

 

Country Music Picks – other Editions

Here are other editions of my Country Music Picks:

My Latest Country Music Picks (9th October 2019)

My Latest Country Music Picks (9th October 2019)

In addition to the Country Music Playlists, I still want to focus on certain songs in the Country Music Picks ...
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My Latest Country Music Picks (19th August)

My Latest Country Music Picks (19th August)

After having this category of postings since quite some time, I decided to have more regular country music picks in ...
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Flyctory.com’s Latest Country Picks (06 April 2019)

Flyctory.com’s Latest Country Picks (06 April 2019)

it's been quite a while since my last country music picks in late October 2018. While that time, I concentrated ...
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Flyctory.com’s Latest Country Picks (30th October 2018)

Flyctory.com’s Latest Country Picks (30th October 2018)

It is already some two months ago since I posted the last country picks. After I made up with UK-based ...
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Flyctory.com’s Latest Country Picks (26th August 2018)

Flyctory.com’s Latest Country Picks (26th August 2018)

After posting a list of current country music favourites in June, here is another update on some recent music or ...
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Flyctory.com's Latest Country Picks (17th June 2018)

Flyctory.com’s Latest Country Picks (17th June 2018)

It is some two months since I posted my latest top country songs - thus, I felt to update you ...
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Flyctory.com's Latest Country Music Picks (22nd April 2018)

Flyctory.com’s Latest Country Music Picks (22nd April 2018)

During my Weird Al Yankovic Tour trip through Georgia and Tennessee, I again listened to the country channels. Here is ...
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Postings about Concerts

Some postings about  concerts I visited:

Sarah Darling, Kenny Foster, Robert Counts (13th October 2019, Frankfurt)

Sarah Darling, Kenny Foster, Robert Counts (13th October 2019, Frankfurt)

Right after I returned from a vacation trip to Tenerife, I headed from Frankfurt Airport to Das Bett (literally: The Bed), a Frankfurt ...
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Rock of Ages (Zons / Germany, 28th Sep 2019)

Rock of Ages (Zons / Germany, 28th Sep 2019)

Rock of Ages is my favorite musical. At the time of writing, I saw it 30 times, in four countries ...
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Lauren Jenkins & Austin Jenckes (16th September 2019, Amsterdam)

Lauren Jenkins & Austin Jenckes (16th September 2019, Amsterdam)

Just one week after I had seen Lauren Jenkins together with Jilian Jacqueline and Gary Quinn at the YUCA in ...
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British Country Music Festival - Day 3 (15th Sep 2019)

British Country Music Festival – Day 3 (15th Sep 2019)

The final day of the British Country Music Festival differed significantly from the two days before: the program started slightly ...
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British Country Music Festival - Day 2 (14th Sep 2019)

British Country Music Festival – Day 2 (14th Sep 2019)

After Sarah Darling's amazing performance on Day 1, Saturday evening had a massive Ballroom line-up, featuring Twinnie, The Adelaides, Honey ...
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British Country Music Festival - Day 1 (13th Sep 2019)

British Country Music Festival – Day 1 (13th Sep 2019)

Friday, the 13th - not the most luck-calling date for the first day of the debut of this new country ...
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Sound of Nashville Press Event & Logan Mize Concert (11th Sep 2019, Cologne)

Sound of Nashville Press Event & Logan Mize Concert (11th Sep 2019, Cologne)

Quite surprisingly, there seems to be a quite sudden competition about the promotion and management of country music concerts in ...
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Jillian Jacqueline & Lauren Jenkins (9th September 2019, Cologne)

Jillian Jacqueline & Lauren Jenkins (9th September 2019, Cologne)

The Sound of Nashville series of concerts more and more established in the German country music scene. While I visited one ...
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Thompson Square (5th September 2019, Cologne)

Thompson Square (5th September 2019, Cologne)

September 2019 is a country music concert months full of highlights. Just one day after I returned from my Aschaffenburg ...
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Eric Paslay (3rd Sep 2019, Aschaffenburg)

Eric Paslay (3rd Sep 2019, Aschaffenburg)

Eric Paslay and his song Friday Night was one of the first songs, which really made me get in touch with ...
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Weird Al Yankovic - "Strings Attached", Indianapolis (29th August 2019)

Weird Al Yankovic – “Strings Attached”, Indianapolis (29th August 2019)

As part of my Weird Al and Grass Court Tennis 2019 trip, I already visited two concerts of Weird Al ...
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The British Country Music Festival (Blackpool) - A Preview

The British Country Music Festival (Blackpool) – A Preview

After taking the first steps into country music and country music concerts in the early Flyctory.com days, the website is ...
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Teaser Picture: Olivia Lane – So Good it Hurts (single cover, artist material)

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