The new and improved DH is designed to promote awareness of underground and unsigned country musicians. Here you'll find reviews, interviews, advice and all other types of resources for independent musicians, labels, and venues. We're always lookin' for reader submissions. We'll be happy to publish any article as long as it at least somewhat relates to the site here. DH can only get as strong as it's readers and contributers so buck up, pitch in, and watch out!
Email ideas to

Archive for the ‘Dan Baird’ Category

Dan Baird - Drunken Hillbilly Legends - Exclusive Interview

Thursday, August 3rd, 2006 |

Dan BairdBy Buckshot George
Anyone remember owning the self-titled debut from The Georgia Satellites on cassette back in the 1980s? If not, then you at least heard ‘Keep Your Hands to Yourself‘ a zillion times back then and chances are great that to this day, you’ll hear the song at just about any neighborhood bar that hosts cover bands. Yeah, it was actually a decent song with a cool video that not only played on MTV and FM radio a little too often but even crossed over and aired on CMT (Country Music Television). If that tune or their second minor hit ‘Battleship Chains‘ is all you’ve heard from Dan Baird, then you’ve missed out on a good career in roots rock n roll. The Georgia Satellites went through the sophomore slump with the second album ‘Open All Night‘ but returned with a third album called ‘In the Land of Salvation and Sin‘ that is widely considered their best record although it tanked commercially. After Dan Baird ‘fired himself’ from The Satellites, he made two really nice solo albums, ‘Love Songs for the Hearing Impaired‘ and ‘Buffalo Nickel‘. Both albums have since been remastered and re-issued. These days Dan Baird is a busy indie artist and performer as a solo artist, with The Yayhoos and other projects. Southern rock, country rock, roots rock… Whatever you want to call it, it’s all just good rock n roll played on old guitars. (more…)

Top News!

When you are asked who you're influenced by, I can bet you'll name a list a mile long of folks who've made it to the big time. Get some more inspiration by keepin' up to date on your favorite country concerts, ticket prices and tour dates through our partner site Country Music On Tour. At CMOT they focus on both today’s hot country stars and the legends of yesterday. Be sure to check back often as we add new country concerts, tour dates, opening acts, venue details, and any other information you may need. every day! If you go to the concerts or find interesting bits about the country stars we ask that you come back to visit and tell us all about it! See who's on tour now!
Find entries :

Want to subscribe?

 Subscribe in a reader