Jason Isbell Talks About What It Takes To Write A Great Song

What does it take to write a good song? Some folks think inspiration flies past you like a bird; you just have to wait for it to come by. The people who think that tend to sit around a lot and write very little. A good song is hard work; you have to put in … Read more

Jason Isbell’s Emotional Perfomance On “The Daily Show” Is A Must-Watch For Every Country Fan

Jason Isbell’s “Nashville Sound” doesn’t have the party-pop feel of contemporary country music. Despite the name, it is atypical of today’s Nashville sound. It is more at home with classic country and the politically charged music of The Outlaws in the 1970’s. Because of this, some people look to Isbell as a reformer, or savior, … Read more

You Can Stream Jason Isbell’s New Album ‘Nashville Sound’ Before It Comes Out

Country music took on new life when it came to Nashville. The ballads of lonesome Texas cowboys blended with folk tunes and bluegrass from Appalachia into a lush, easy listening new country sound dubbed the Nashville Sound. It was radio friendly, reflected pop sensibilities, and brought country music to the mainstream. The style was so … Read more