Pitney becomes a dad
Thursday, January 12, 2017
– Mo Pitney, the voice beyond "A Boy and a Girl Thing," became a father on Thursday.
He announced the the birthday of his daughter via Facebook.
"Well, Evelyne Nadine decided to have her birthday early! Em and I had a number of scares this morning but God intercepted every one of them with His powerful sovereign love.. I couldn't be more thankful to have our baby and my wife safe and loved."
The couple married in March 2016.
Pitney released his debut, "Behind this Guitar,' last year.
CD reviews for Mo Pitney
Behind This Guitar
Mo Pitney's breakthrough single, "Country," features a lyric about some of the more positive distinctive attributes in the Southern lifestyle. However, with the 12 songs on his "Behind This Guitar" debut, Pitney demonstrates many of the admirable factors found in traditional country music. Artists do these things in the country music, if they're doing it right, and Pitney sure enough does it right.
Even something that could have come off overly corny, if messed up, »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk
When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Lane, Ramsey, Barrett cover their bases
Covers played a far more prominent role than usual at a country show. And instead of what is typically the least course of resistance in recent years of country artists succumbing to their renditions of a rock hit, Chris Lane, Mason Ramsey and Gabby Barrett played songs that actually were country hits.
Interestingly, the youngest of the bunch, Ramsey,... »»»
Concert Review: Mumford and Sons up to snuff, for the most part
Mumford and Sons have always played it smart when it has come to career moves. They have not overtoured by becoming regular fixtures on the touring circuit. Their M.O. is to tour just enough upon an album release and then disappear for a stretch. Ditto for releasing new music ("Delta" just came out last month, Mumford's first release... »»»
Follow Country Standard Time
Elsewhere in the news
Currently at the CST blogs
Suffice it to say that the past has always loomed large throughout Chip Taylor's career. That's all the more obvious if only for the fact that Taylor wrote some of the biggest pop hits of the '60s, "Wild Thing"... »»»
Dan Tyminski (known simply as "Tyminski" on his 2017 release "Southern Gothic") has traditional music roots and unassailable bluegrass street cred especially given his membership in Alison Krauss' Union Station. He is also a powerful songwriter and has been writing songs for himself and others for years now.... »»»