Country Torchbearers

May 18, 2018 0
Jason Boland and The Stragglers By Jan Sikes Jason Boland and The Stragglers have been making a unique brand of raw and honest music for almost two decades. One of the most remarkable aspects of […]

From the Oklahoma to the Armadillo

April 9, 2018 0
Gary P. Nunn By Jan Sikes Gary P. Nunn was born in Okmulgee, Okla., in 1945. No one can dispute the fact that Nunn has been instrumental in the evolving of Texas and Red Dirt […]

Behind the Scenes

November 1, 2017 0
Hit Songwriters By Jan Sikes We all recognize songs made famous by the artists who sing them, but what about the songwriters, who are often behind the scenes? A good example of this is Merle […]

Travis Linville

October 11, 2017 0
Looking Up Ahead By Jan Sikes “Ask me where I’m going and I won’t tell a lie…” is a line from one of Travis Linville’s new songs on his latest CD, Up Ahead. So, where […]

48 Hours in Atoka Remembered

August 28, 2017 0
By Jan Sikes Atoka, Okla., is a sleepy little town with a population of about 3,000 situated in the southeastern corner of the state. But what occurred on Labor Day weekend in 1975 changed it […]

Slow Down in Oklahoma: Shawna Russell

July 7, 2017 0
By Jan Sikes Shawna Russell and her family have been making music in the great State of Oklahoma since she can remember. Born in Holdenville, Okla., and raised for most of her life in Woody […]

Parker Millsap

June 12, 2017 0
From Small Town to Big Time By Jan Sikes Purcell, Okla., sits right in the heart of the state and boasts a population of 6,340 people. So, exactly how does a young man get from […]
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