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Billy Dukes

Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as Music Director and night DJ at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C., writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich., and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette, in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006, and wisely married her one year later. They live in northeast Wake County with their two dogs Daisy and Clementine and their son. In his free time Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling, and exploring nature.
Corey Smith
Corey Smith

Corey Smith, ‘Ain’t Going Out Tonight’ – Exclusive Song Premiere [Listen]

Singer-songwriter Corey Smith  released his new single 'Ain't Going Out Tonight' to iTunes, but fans can listen to the song in its entirety now with this Taste of Country exclusive song premiere. Like all songs from his previous eight albums, the country-rocker wrote every word to this uptempo, banjo-heavy rambler.

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Rachel Farley
Taylor Hill, Getty Images

Rachel Farley Interview: ‘Midnight Road’ Singer on Making the First Move, Her Feisty Dog

Rachel Farley is kind of a bad a-- on stage. In her studded black leather jacket and blue jeans, the singer -- who toured with country bad boy Brantley Gilbert before she could legally vote -- is a commanding presence. Sure, she's only 18, but she's known more life and death than some twice her age, right? 'Ain't Easy' began with a story about her grandfather running moonshine. Her new single 'Midnight Road' hardly backs off the throttle. 

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Video Trivia
YouTube

What Music Video Is This Picture From?

Do you recognize these two lovers? The dark silhouettes almost reveal who this couple is, but unless you've watched this late '00s music video a couple of times, you may be stumped. The song was performed by the kisser on the right, but it wasn't his song originally. Do you think you know which music video this picture comes from? 

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Whiskey Myers
Wiggy Thump Records

Whiskey Myers, ‘Where the Sun Don’t Shine’ – Exclusive Song Premiere [Listen]

Gritty country-rockers Whiskey Myers were eager to release their third album 'Early Morning Shakes'. A video for the band's single 'Home' was made available, and now they're sharing 'Where the Sun Don't Shine' with fans during this exclusive Taste of Country premiere. 

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Aaron Watson
YouTube

Aaron Watson Pays Tribute to Bull Rider Lane Frost in ‘July in Cheyenne’ Video

Texas country singer Aaron Watson's 'July in Cheyenne' video will hit home for real cowboys, as well as many country music fans. The clip tells the story of Lane Frost, a 25-year-old bull riding champion killed in July 1989. 

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Wild Feathers
Frank Maddocks, Courtesy of Warner Brothers

The Wild Feathers Checking One Legend After Another Off Their Bucket List

On the Wild Feathers singer Ricky Young's Instagram page, you'll find a picture of him with Trigger, Willie Nelson's legendary guitar. No, the Texas-raised (mostly) Nashville-based rock band didn't hijack Honeysuckle Rose to get the photo. They were invited aboard by Nelson's tour manager when they toured with him in August.

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Thomas Rhett
Erika Goldring, Getty Images

Thomas Rhett Interview: Singer Knows How Life on the Road Can Destroy a Marriage

Fame, money and confidence can lead a 23-year-old to debauchery very quickly. Throw in a guitar, a few sensitive songs, alcohol and a room full of female fans ... hey, there's a reason few country newcomers get married before they've had two hit albums.

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Clay Cook
Southern Reel

John Mayer and Zac Brown Helped Clay Cook Find His ‘North Star’

Writing for Clay Cook's new album 'North Star' began over a decade ago. Actually, it was exactly 15 years ago at the Berklee College of Music. The Atlanta native wasn't used to Boston's cold winters, the fast-paced life or everything else a college freshman goes through 1,000 miles away from home. He started to pen the title track, but wouldn't finish it for a few years, until a friend named John moved with him from Berklee to Atlanta.

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