Answer Songs Part 8

OK, this is gonna be fun. Firstly, it deals with the classic Country Music themes of murder and infidelity. Secondly, … More

New Book!

I’ve been forgetting to tell you this. My friend Rachel’s new book is out. If you are interested in politics, … More

Sequel Songs

Everybody loves a good sequel. Look at “Star Wars” for example. Lucas gives us JarJar Binks, and still, we keep … More

Answer Songs Part 7

As Country & Western music was achieving greater popularity, and crossing into the mainstream during WWII, it’s no surprise that … More

Woody Guthrie on Trump Sr.

When Woody Guthrie and family were living on Mermaid Avenue, Coney Island, his landlord was Fred Trump, the father of … More

Answer Songs Part 6

Sometimes what you leave out is just as important as what you leave in. That was the genius of Hank … More

Answer Songs Part 5

Man oh man, this guy was smooth. People describe Eddy Arnold as being one of the founders of the Nashville … More