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January 2016 Country Mix

Some call country music simple. But those people have small minds. If your soul runs deep – there’s a spot for a fiddle to reverberate. Steel guitars are tuned to tug at heartstrings. Real emotion is attached to the lyrics of down home sound. From the sadness of a Hank Williams tearjerker to George Strait’s salt of the earth catalog of songs – country music loads life on a hayride and hits every bump. Sometimes you hoot and holler, sometimes you just need a hug.

In addition to the monthly journal-style playlists, I also make a country mix. The rules are just a little different: 1) The mix must fit in a 120 minute CD. 2) A band, musician and/or song must only be used once every six months. In addition, I make a cover for each CD featuring Cowboy Artists of America Hall of Famer Jack Swanson. His art is fully in-sync with the rhythm and emotion in these playlists. In sharing this part of my life with you, my hope is that you will comment on songs on these playlists that move you, and maybe you’ll be inspired to make this a habit, too. If so, please use the comment box below each post to share your CD with us. Of course, feel free to make up your own rules as you go. Now let’s get to it… January 2016.

1. Chris Stapleton – Tennessee Whiskey
2. George Strait – Desperately
3. Tim McGraw – Not a Moment Too Soon
4. Alan Jackson – Chasin’ That Neon Rainbow
5. Jason Aldean – Just Gettin’ Started
6. Luke Bryan – Strip it Down
7. Chris Young – I’m Comin’ Over
8. Striking Matches – Miss Me More
9. Cam – My Mistake
10. Miranda Lambert – Kerosene
11. Michael Ray – Run Away With You
12. Tyler Farr – Suffer in Peace
13. Ashley Monroe – Bombshell
14. Keith Urban – Everybody
15. Zac Brown Band – Beautiful Drug
16. Blake Shelton – Austin
17. Dierks Bentley – Draw Me a Map
18. Stoney LaRue – First One to Know
19. Daniel Romano – Strange Faces
20. Chris LeDoux & Garth Brooks – Whatcha Gonna Do With a Cowboy
21. Dixie Chicks – Sin Wagon
22. Brad Paisley – Me Neither

 

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