Who Were The Cowboys Behind 'Cowboy Songs'?
Who Were The Cowboys Behind 'Cowboy Songs'?
A close examination of a collection of cowboy songs recorded more than 100 years ago shows that, despite the popular image of the American West, cowboys were a multiracial, multiethnic group. picked by bingo 3 months ago
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 Highway History: Road Songs
Highway History: Road Songs
While we were working on FHWA By Day, Deborah Vocke challenged me to come up with a list of highway songs. Her challenge was prompted by the video for the B-52's "Love Shack," which shows the quartet driving in their car singing, "I'm heading down the Atlanta highway." I looked through my LP and cassette collection and copied the highway songs onto cassettes. They turned out to... read full post picked by Bornbad 8 months ago
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 "Hello, My Name is Johnny Cash."
"Hello, My Name is Johnny Cash." [video]
40 Years ago today, the Legend Johnny Cash recorded one of his most popular songs in the same place it shares it's name with, Folsom Prison Blues.

The video is from the Prison performance, see the full song from his 1990 performance here. picked by muppetmaker 3 years ago
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 Over One-Third of Country Music Songs Refer to Substance Abuse
Over One-Third of Country Music Songs Refer to Substance Abuse
Researchers who looked at the bestselling songs in several genres from 2005 found that 37 percent of top country songs featured references to drugs or alcohol, compared to just 14 percent of rock songs. Rap songs? 77 percent! picked by mitzuzake 3 years ago
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 The 25 Most Exquisitely Sad Songs in the Whole Freaking World
The 25 Most Exquisitely Sad Songs in the Whole Freaking World
There are sad songs, and then there are painfully sad songs. So grab your hankie and a bottle of anti-depressants, and listen to twenty-five of the saddest songs you will ever hear. picked by ReBoot 4 years ago
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 List Of The Most Popular Funeral Songs
List Of The Most Popular Funeral Songs
And the number 1 most popular funeral song is 'Goodbye My Lover' by James Blunt. picked by musicgirldani 4 years ago
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 Five Songs That Were Political Statements!
Five Songs That Were Political Statements!
Here is what I consider the top five songs of all time that were political statements. Enjoy! picked by SunSeven 4 years ago
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