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March April 2012

17 March 2017


Issue Number – 113

Issue Date – 1 ⁄ Mar ⁄ 2012

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The March/April 2012 issue features Gretchen Peters on the cover, in an interview with Alan Cackett following the release of her album HELLO CRUEL WORLD. “It’s a pessimistic album made by an optimist. That really sums me up pretty well.” This issue also features Martina McBride following her decision not to renew her contract with RCA Records after a successful twenty year relationship with the label. “I chose this label because I really feel like they think very out of the box…” Notable features also include Whitehorse who commented, “we had to put our solo careers to the side and give ourselves a new name,” The Band Perry: Performing as a family band and Tom Moriarty: “I know the risks of a musical career”. Regular features also include On Tour where you will find features on the CMA Songwriters Series, the Martin Harley Band, the International Festival of Country Music and Charlie Landsborough. The Pickin’ and Grinnin’ live review section also features the International Guitar Festival, Albion Christmas Band, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Imelda May, Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby, JT Nero & Allison Russell, Sam Brown’s International Ukelele Club of Sonning Common, Vintage Trouble and Tom Russell. The issue features over 100 CD reviews and highlights include the Editor’s Top Picks: Diesel Therapy: THE SALTER’S ROAD; Eric Hisaw: GHOST STORIES; Kathleen Edwards: VOYAGEUR; David Nail: THE SOUND OF A MILLION DREAMS; Kenny Vaughan: V; Robert Earl Keen: READY FOR CONFETTI; Bap Kennedy: THE SAILOR’S REVENGE; Dale Ann Bradley: SOMEWHERE SOUTH OF CRAZY; Gene Watson: BEST OF THE BEST: 25 GREATEST HITS; Kathleen Edwards: VOYAGEUR