UMGDon Henley new solo album, Cass County, may feature collaborations with Miranda Lambert, Dolly Parton, Martina McBride and Merle Haggard, but you won’t see the Eagles member vying for a spot on country radio. Though the project is inspired by Henley’s country-leaning roots growing up in northeast Texas, he tells Rolling Stone, “I don’t recognize country music anymore. The bar is not very high right now. I’m not naming any names.”
Henley goes on to say there is a lot of “bad” and “sloppy” songwriting going in modern country music.
“Not that country music is supposed …read more