Authenticity of this caliber in music is rare. Written in Chalk is a must have.
Why Southerners — crackers — didn't and won't vote for Obama.
Not a familiar name to music fans now, but he was a super-star in his era.
A great sampling of Ray Charles hits that will leave fans wanting even more classic material.
Martina McBride returns with what may be her strongest album.
He might not have been as famous as Roy or Gene, but he knew his way around a song.
Slaid Cleaves is one of those consummate songwriters whose stuff would sound great sung by almost any singer you can think of.
Caitlin & Will, from complete strangers to having an EP out on Columbia Records in one short year.
Stripped to their emotional core, seventeen early Willie Nelson tunes shine brighter than ever.
This is an eclectic group of my personal favorite CDs, music DVDs and other releases from 2008.