• That Honky Tonk Holiday Spirit

    As a lifelong fan of hard-core honky tonk, I usually have to search far and wide to find kindred spirits who share the same affliction….

  • Cocktail glass

    There Stands the Glass

    This winter refuses to end. Time to drink (and revisit this post). I’m guessing the first drinking song was written not long after the first…

  • Country Soul Sisters

    So I get an email from my friends in Berlin asking their Rubber City correspondent to review a UK-produced compilation of Nashville’s groundbreaking country women….

  • There Stands the Glass

    I’m guessing the first drinking song was written not long after the first alcoholic beverage was served. Something about draggin’ stone for the pharaoh –…