Riane is a freelance writer living in the Midwest. Interests include short lists, self-referential jokes, and Oxford commas.
Nickel Creek’s Debut Album: All the Songs, Ranked
Is your favorite No. 1?
Tom T. + Dixie Hall — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
It was songwriting that helped Dixie Hall meet her husband, Tom T. Hall, and songwriting became part of the couple’s legacy.
Country Artists With Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame [PICTURES]
The Hollywood Walk of Fame features everyone from actors to radio personalities, and there are plenty of Nashville names enshrined there.
The Chicks’ ‘Wide Open Spaces’ Tracks, Ranked
Do you agree?
Top 10 Trace Adkins Songs
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Top 10 Songs By Lori McKenna
Dang, she's good!
12 Country Songs That Are … Well, a Little Dirty
Double entendre, puns, unexpected turns of phrase -- the best country stars and songwriters don't shy away from a literary device.
10 Things You Might Not Know About Martina McBride
Think you're McBride's ultimate fan? Let's find out!
8 of Country Music’s Best Concert Traditions
There's nothing like a concert: the spectacle of live music, the experience of seeing songs you love brought to life ... and the possibility of the unexpected.
18 Swoon-Worthy Country Music Quotes About Love
Country music centers so strongly on storytelling, and one of its favorites stories to tell is a love story.