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Mama Tried- Country Music’s Mothers

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Mama Tried- Country Music’s Mothers

Steve Goodman, John Prine, and David Allan Coe told us “mama” is a required topic in the “perfect country-western song.” Musicians must have taken that advice because there is no shortage of songs about mothers. In honor of Mother’s Day, here is just a snapshot of country music’s favorite person, Mama. An Outlaw’s Mama The artists of Outlaw Country had a deep reverence for their mothers, often acknowledging they probably […]

Dolly Parton Is In!

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Dolly Parton Is In!

She’s a little bit country, and apparently a little bit rock and roll! Congratulations to Dolly Parton for being voted in as one of the 2022 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The organization said of the 2022 class: “It's a diverse group of extremely talented individuals and bands who have had a significant impact and influence on rock & roll, the music that connects us all.” […]

Artists to Watch – Mary Heather Hickman

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Artists to Watch – Mary Heather Hickman

Mary Heather Hickman, known for her song "Treasure" (released in February 2021), is our latest choice to be featured in our "Artists to Watch" article. Although born and raised in El Dorado, Arkansas, Mary Heather lived in Frisco, Texas as well as Fayetteville, before moving to Nashville in 2018 to pursue her career in country music. The 26 year old, who has been described as having a "classic country" sound […]

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Country Music in Video

Dirt Road FM is ever evolving in its effort to be “your home for everything country music.” Not only does it offer a streaming radio station online and through TuneIn, it also has a weekly podcast, news articles, and most recently, a place on its website for music videos! Why would a country radio station have music videos? After all, we all remember when the Buggles told us “video killed […]

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Mama Tried- Country Music’s Mothers

Steve Goodman, John Prine, and David Allan Coe told us “mama” is a required topic in the “perfect country-western song.” Musicians must have taken that advice because there is no shortage of songs about mothers. In honor of Mother’s Day, here is just a snapshot of country music’s favorite person, Mama. An Outlaw’s Mama The artists of Outlaw Country had a deep reverence for their mothers, often acknowledging they probably […]

todayMay 8, 2022 18

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Dolly Parton Is In!

She’s a little bit country, and apparently a little bit rock and roll! Congratulations to Dolly Parton for being voted in as one of the 2022 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The organization said of the 2022 class: “It's a diverse group of extremely talented individuals and bands who have had a significant impact and influence on rock & roll, the music that connects us all.” […]

todayMay 5, 2022 17

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Riser’s Recap – 5/4/2022

This Week's Winner "Let Her Lie" Matt Kennon Matt Kennon reclaims the top spot with his new single "Let Her Lie" Exited the chart this week "Black & White" Jacob Jones "Little Less Brokehearted" Lost Saints "Somebody Tell That Girl" High Valley, Anne Wilson "Break Up Goin' Down" Reid Haughton "Staying Over" Sam Grow New songs available for voting "If I Wasn't Your Man" Dillon Carmichael "I Could Use Some […]

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Artist News

Artists to Watch – Mary Heather Hickman

Mary Heather Hickman, known for her song "Treasure" (released in February 2021), is our latest choice to be featured in our "Artists to Watch" article. Although born and raised in El Dorado, Arkansas, Mary Heather lived in Frisco, Texas as well as Fayetteville, before moving to Nashville in 2018 to pursue her career in country music. The 26 year old, who has been described as having a "classic country" sound […]

todayMay 1, 2022 14

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Country Music Icon Naomi Judd Dies at Age 76

The country music community received heartbreaking news on Saturday afternoon. Naomi Judd, matriarch of legendary country duo The Judds, passed away. Her daughters, Wynonna and Ashley Judd released the news in a statement: “Today we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother to the disease of mental illness,” the statement said. “We are shattered. We are navigating profound grief and know that as we loved her, she was […]

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Introducing Country Praise Radio on Dirt Road FM

Hey folks, During a recent podcast recording session, Ryan said something to us that really stuck with me, "we have this platform and we could be doing so much more..." This was in reference to us discussing country music and it's unique relationship with faith. Country music has always had a tether to Christian music and our team at Dirt Road FM isn't shy about our faith. We Love God. […]

todayApril 29, 2022 19

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Stream Turnpike Troubadours and Stagecoach

For country music fans, 2022 is holding some incredible concerts and festivals. As much as we would like to go be able to go to any show we want, in reality, that’s just not a possibility. Good news though! Some of the biggest tickets are being made available for fans to experience from their own home. In the last two years, artists and venues have learned how to make the […]

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Dirt Road Plus to launch this summer

We are excited to announce the launch of Dirt Road Plus this summer. Beginning in July, we will introduce a brand new top of the line app for both IOS and Android. Our new app will feature a completely ad and commercial free listening experience. Check out some of the features you will find on our new app: Dirt Road FM - The Podcast - Find a commercial free version […]

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Riser’s Recap – April 27th, 2022

This Week's Winner "SomeBody's Gonna" Jordan Riley This week Jordan Riley continues his reign on top. Exited the chart this week "Burnout" Jacob Stelly and Slade Coulter "Nothing's New" Garrett Jacobs "Runnin' From Me"Kyle Daniel "Good Liar"Joey Green "These Cigarettes"Jacob Charles New songs available for voting "New Bartender"Eric Dodd "Staying Over" Sam Grow "Little Less Brokenhearted"Lost Saints "Break Up Goin' Down"Reid Haughton "I Let Her Lie"Matt Kennon Presented by: About […]

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