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Colleen Garrott

Mayer's newest album provides a little bit of 'Paradise'

Let’s forget for a minute that John Mayer spent his early career as a brooding ladies’ man, that he has dated every vapid starlet in Hollywood from Jessica Simpson to Taylor Swift and that his early singing style was so breathy he might have in fact swallowed several microphones.

Paisley turns the 'Wheelhouse'

‘Wheelhouse’ is Brad Paisley’s ninth studio album, but even after more than a decade of success in the country music world, Paisley is far from slowing down or stalling out.

A 'story' not worth telling

As a die-hard country music fan, I can’t even begin to explain how disappointed I am with Blake Shelton’s latest album, ‘Based on a True Story.’

A show worth 'Following'

If you’re looking for a smart, scary new TV drama that will twist your mind and drop your jaw, you need to check out FOX’s The Following.

All aboard the ‘Night Train’: Jason Aldean chugs ahead of the pack

Country superstar Jason Aldean opens his fifth studio album, Night Train, with a tribute to classic Americana, “This Nothin’ Town.” It’s hard to go wrong singing about small towns, drinking beer and Friday night football, but to avoid slipping too far into country music stereotypes, Aldean also reminds us “it ain’t all just porches and plows.” Aldean has long been the go-to-guy for a good, loud country party song, but when it comes to romantic ballads he’s got a thing or two to learn.

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