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Even in the Digital Age, Albums — Especially Vinyl — Still Matter

Country artists explain why albums, especially on vinyl, are still important in the digital age.

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Counterpoint: Chris Stapleton’s Success Does Not Equal a Revolution

The Boot and Taste of Country debate what Chris Stapleton's success means for country music and country radio.

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Gretchen Wilson Faith Hill Redneck Woman
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Interview: Gretchen Wilson Explains Her Hiatus, Discusses Returning to Music

Gretchen Wilson talks to The Boot about her upcoming album, and explains why she needed to take a break for a few years.

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Sam Outlaw Tenderheart interview 2017
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Interview: Sam Outlaw Talks ‘Tenderheart’, Family and Meeting Bonnie Raitt

Sam Outlaw talks with The Boot about his sophomore album, 'Tenderheart'.

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Smithfield interview 2017
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Interview: Smithfield’s Childhood Friendship Inspires Beautiful Music

Smithfield, the duo made up of Jennifer Fiedler and Trey Smith, share their history and the details of their next project with The Boot.

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Interview: Trace Adkins Talks Happiness, Hard Work and ‘Something’s Going On’

Trace Adkins discusses his latest album, 'Something's Going On', with The Boot.

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Camille Rae interview 2017
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Interview: Camille Rae Talks ’90s-Inspired Sound, Feeling Doubt and Finding Patience

Camille Rae talks to The Boot about her career as a singer, her background and her new album, 'Come Find Me'.

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Runaway June interview 2017
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Interview: Runaway June Talk Debut Album, Writing-Room Beginnings and the Importance of Support

Runaway June talk with The Boot about their freshman album, working as a trio and how they felt when they all wrote together for the first time.

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Delta Rae interview 2017
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Interview: Delta Rae Use Southern Literature, ’70s Rock to Inspire Fresh Sound

Delta Rae's Eric Hölljes talks with The Boot about the band's influences and music.

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Point: Keep the Encores Coming!

Is it time for the encore to go away? Or are they still an important part of the concert experience? The Boot and Taste of Country debate.

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