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30 Quotes from Women in Country Music in 1993 That Could Easily Be Said Today and Have Definitely Been Said Lately

In 1993 CBS aired the “Women of Country” 2-hour special which featured the likes of Lynn Anderson, Suzy Bogguss, Mary Chapin Carpenter, June Carter Cash, Linda Davis, Crystal Gayle, Emmylou Harris, Wanda Jackson, Naomi Judd, Wynonna Judd, Alison Krauss, Brenda Lee, Patty Loveless, Barbara Mandrell, Kathy Mattea, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Jeannie C. … Read more

10 Most Underrated Country Acts From the 1990s

When you think ’90s country music, names like Garth Brooks, Shania Twain and Trisha Yearwood come to mind almost immediately. Dixie Chicks, Martina McBride, Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson, too. That era, often characterized by both neo-traditional music and arena-sized pop-country, was crucial in the genre’s evolution: moving from countrypolitan to roots-based tunes. Of course, … Read more

9 Mary Chapin Carpenter Songs I Still Listen to On Repeat

In the early 1990s, Mary Chapin Carpenter was a force to be reckoned with as she released the Platinum, Shooting Straight In The Dark; the 4x Platinum, Come On Come On; and the 2x Platinum, Stones In The Road. The five-time GRAMMY winner and two-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year quietly released an album … Read more

16 Songs Every ’90s Girl Still Sings in the Shower

Maybe it’s just nostalgia, but I consider the ’90s to be a renaissance in country music. Yes, I recognize that I was coming of age during this time, but it gave birth to some of the best female country singers (and songs) in the history of the genre. These women were singing songs that spoke … Read more

8 Epic Videos From the 1990s and Women in Country Music

They just don’t make ’em like they use to, right? Country music in the 1990s was like no other time before it– line dancing; mullets; bold and colorful shirts; and women. Forget all thundering rolling and achy broken hearts, the ’90s was all about the ladies and their fiery music videos. 8 Epic Videos From the … Read more

7 Things I Learned from “Sesame Street” and Country Music

“Sesame Street” is world-renown for teaching children important life lessons like stranger danger, recycling takes care of the Earth and in general, you should be nice to people. Country music also preaches those general messages, but only when country music superstars visit “Sesame Street” to impart wisdom. 7 Things I Learned from “Sesame Street” and … Read more