The 89(+) Dedicated Articles on SCM Featuring POC & LGBT Artists

In the continued and ongoing effort to slander, cancel, and deplatform Saving Country Music based on Jussie Smollett-style fake accusations by rival journalists tied to coverage of the death of Charley Pride, performer Margo Price made some defaming comments about me, Kyle “Trigger” Coroneos, on Saturday evening (12-19).

“it’s encouraging to see lots of people speaking out against the hack blogger Kyle Coroneos,” she said in a tweet. “he’s an uneducated, misogynistic, racist, homophobic bully who has harrassed me and many others for years. anyone still sharing/supporting this small minded man is lost.”

But along with no evidence of this supposed misogyny, racist, and homophobic behavior, what Margo Price and others making these unfounded accusations are overlooking is the reams of positive coverage Saving Country Music publishes every year in a dedicated focus of elevating the voices of minorities and LGBT members in country music.

So as a simple illustration of the support Saving Country Music shows to minorities and LGBT members in country, here is a list of 89 dedicated features covering these artists posted over the last few years to go along with the list of 97 Women SCM Has Featured in 2020 alone.

This is very unlikely all the coverage Saving Country Music has posted for these artists. However, in lieu of going through every article posted on the site, searches for artists were conducted to compile this list for time efficiency. Nonetheless, it should underpin that accusations of being exclusionary to LGBT members and minorities is baseless.

Please appreciate that this is in no way encapsulates all the coverage that LGBT members and minorities have received on Saving Country Music in 2020. For example, this doesn’t include the dozens of playlist updates where featured artists get a write up when they’re added. It also doesn’t include the quarterly “Most Anticipated” posts where upcoming releases from artists are featured. It doesn’t include bands that may have minority members in the lineup, like Mike and the Moonpies. It also doesn’t include recap festival coverage or social media and Instagram posts.

Thanks for reading.

1. Brothers That Bring The Roots 
2. Carolina Chocolate Drops: True Diversity in “Leaving Eden”
3. Valerie June Stuns the ACM Awards in Duet with Eric Church
4. Mississippi Blues Legend T Model Ford Suffers Stroke
5. The Mysterious Woman in Red Revealed: Interview with Valerie June
6. Mississippi Blues Legend T Model Ford Dies
7. Valerie June is “Pushin’ Against A Stone” No More
8. Mickey Guyton’s Making Waves with “Better Than You Left Me”
9. Robert Belfour’s Undying Commitment to the Blues
10. Jason Aldean Wore Blackface As Part of His 2015 Halloween Costume
11. Album Review – Rhiannon Giddens’ “Tomorrow Is My Turn
12. Album Review – Aaron Vance’s “Shifting Gears”
13. Watch Out For Rhiannon Giddens
14. Charley Pride and Jimmie Rodgers to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards
15. Album Review – Valerie June’s “The Order of Time”
16. Charley Pride Readies New Album “Music In My Heart”
17. Album Review – Aaron Vance’s “My Own Way”
18. Song Review – Mickey Guyton’s “Nice Things”
19. Listen to Charley Crockett Reignite Country Classics on His “Honky Tonk Jubilee”
20. African Americans Helping to Keep Country & Roots Music Alive
21. Album Review – Charley Crockett’s “Lonesome As a Shadow”
22. Americana Review – AHI’s “In Our Time”
23. Album Review – Yola’s “Walk Through The Fire”
24. Viral Lil Nas X Twiter Thread Excludes Charley Pride from Country History
25. 20 African American Artists Better For Country Than Lil Nas X
26. Charley Crockett Hits Road After Health Issues, Sets Opry Debut
27. Charley Crockett is a Big Jame Hand Fan, & You Should Be Too
28. Album Review – Rhianon Giddens’ “there is no Other”
29. Rhiannon Giddens On One of the True Causes of “Black Erasure” in Country
30. Beloved Billy Joe Shaver Bass Player Tony Calhoun Has Died
31. Adam Matta Exemplifies Creative Cross-Genre Collaboration
32. Who Is Raising Hell with the Houston Rodeo for Booking Leon Bridges?
33. Charley Pride Manager Says CMA Critics “Crusading to Stir Up Mud”
34. CMAs Issue Statement After Concerns Over the Death of Charley Pride
35. Album Review – Bo DePeña (Self-Titled)
36. Album Review – The Mavericks “En Español”
37. The Mavericks Ready Spanish Language Album ‘En Español’
38. Album Review – The Mavericks “Play The Hits”
39. The Mavericks Launch 30th Anniversary World Tour
40. Raul Malo of The Mavericks Barks Down Aggressive Security at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
41. Album Review – The Mavericks’ “Mono”
42. The Mavericks to Release New Album “Mono”
43. Christmastime in Gruene, TX with The Mavericks
44. The Mavericks “In Time” One of the Best of 2013
45. Suspects Sought After Assault on Mavericks Trumpet Player
46. Saving Country Music’s 2013 Album of the Year (The Mavericks)
47. Album Review – Gabe Lee’s “Honky Tonk Hell”
48. Gabe Lee Gets Loud on New Song “Honky Tonk Hell”
49. Album Review – Gabe Lee’s “Farmland”
50. Charley Crockett Wants You To Call Him At (512) 380-1890
51. Album Review – Charley Crockett’s “Welcome to Hard Times”
52. Charley Crockett Brings Cinematic Vision to “Run Horse Run”
53. Charley Crockett Announces New Album “Welcome To Hard Times”
54. Album Review – Charley Crockett’s “The Valley”
55. Charley Crockett on Upcoming Album ‘The Valley,’ Writing w/ Evan Felker
56. Meet The Dream Rovers: Iran’s Hardcore Traditional Country Band

57. Vintage Album Review – Sarah Shook & The Devil’s “Seven”
58. Sarah Shook & The Disarmers Add 2019 Tour Dates
59. Sarah Shook and the Disarmers Release 7″ – New Tour Dates
60. The Rise of Sarah Shook and the Disarmers
61. Sarah Shook Releases Tons of New Tour Dates – New Video
62. Album Review – Sarah Shook’s “Years”
63. Sarah Shook Announces Sophomore Album “Years”
64. Sarah Shook Signs with Bloodshot Records, Relaunch of “Sidelong” Coming
65. Album Review – “Sidelong” by Sarah Shook & The Disarmers
66. Saving Country Music’s 2018 Album of the Year (Sarah Shook)
67. Album Review – Brandy Clark’s “Your Life is a Record”
68. Brandy Clark Announces New Album “Your Life Is A Record”
69. New Brandy Clark Album “Your Life Is A Record” Coming
70. Album Review – Brandy Clark’s “Big Day in a Small Town”
71. Brandy Clark’s New Album “Big Day in a Small Town” Delayed Until June 10th
72. Song Review – Brandy Clark’s “Girl Next Door”
73. Brandy Clark and Steve Earle Talk Saving Country Music
74. Brandy Clark Sees Biggest Sales Spike of All Grammy Performers
75. Why Brandy Clark Was The Best Candidate to Integrate Country
76. Brandy Clark Reveals The Pain Behind The Smile In “12 Stories”
77. Brandi Carlile Caps Off Resurgent 2019 Old Settler’s Music Fest
78. Brandi Carlile Sweeps Americana Category at the 2019 Grammy Awards
79. Brandi Carlile Leads 2019 Country & Roots Grammy Nominations
80. Brandi Carlile Shows Needed Leadership in Launching “Girls Just Wanna” Festival
81. Album Review – Brandi Carlile’s “By The Way, I Forgive You”
82. Brandi Carlile Soars in “The Firewatcher’s Daughter”
83. Album Review – Jaime Wyatt’s “Neon Cross”
84. Jaime Wyatt Reveals New Song & Album, “Neon Cross”
85. Jaime Wyatt Impresses at AmericanaFest 2018
86. Album Review – Jaime Wyatt’s “Felony Blues”
87.Waylon Payne Readies Release of Long-Awaited Album
88. Ty Herndon & Billy Gilman Come Out As Gay Male Country Stars
89. Why Jennifer Nettles Is an Imperfect Advocate for “Equal Play”
90. Album Review – Trixie Mattel’s “One Stone”

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