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Listening to … Angaleena Presley, ‘American Middle Class’

Martin County native Angaleena Presley knows small town Appalachian life well enough to not romanticize it too much. While a lot of country songs today get all nostalgic for Friday night lights, she writes about the town football star dying … Continue reading

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Listening to: Miranda Lambert, Four the Record

Four the Record appropriately emphasizes that this is Miranda Lambert’s fourth album, often a breakthrough for artists with substantial careers – think Led Zeppelin IV, Billy Joel’s The Stranger or U2’s The Joshua Tree. Fours are often the albums in which artists with burgeoning careers find the room to make a substantial artistic statement in the midst of all the other busyness that comes with stardom. Continue reading

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