Dating country songs

Those difficult events shadowed Williams' recent life and served in part as emotional inspiration...(Chrissie Dickinson)It's understandable: In the last couple years, Nashville has received serious backlash for the rise of "bro country," the carefree sub-genre that revels in beer, trucks, girls, and drinking beer in trucks with girls.

' I've heard that from so many people that have had monstrous success over the last five years doing the stuff that's more fluff than depth."Nichols could have been speaking about himself, as he's done well with poppy hits like "Yeah" and "Sunny and 75,"; he sure doesn't sound happy talking about his current music.

"If I could just make the record I wanted to make, I'd hire the country-est guys in Nashville," he told the magazine a couple months later, though added sadly, "But I'm not that rich." "Stars like Nichols rarely speak like passionate artists any more - they speak like business people who believe that making music means changing their output to match the public's taste at that moment," Guardian country music writer Grady Smith wrote this past fall.

"Take This Job and Shove it" -- by Johnny Paycheck -- Why It's So Good 98.

"Highwayman" -- by The Highwaymen -- Why It's So Good 97.

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