Artists who didn’t speak out about Black Lives Matter were called out for it. She and her husband intentionally found a new place to live and rebuild their lives that wasn't in the woods. It took country music singer-songwriter Sarah Darling to unlock the long-lost Fleetwood Mac deep cut at the heart of one of Katy’s glossiest hits, 2010’s “California Gurls.” And like Stevie Nicks at her witchiest, Sarah weaves a spell of sunsets in Santa Monica, capturing a total vibe that can otherwise only be felt when taking a nap under a palm tree while wearing a paisley shirt. Country fans, listen to Mickey. Such wording does allow for additional state songs to be added. The song is also a gritty honky-tonk jam that belongs on your 2020 country playlist. It’s 2020, and a country song like this shouldn’t feel out of ordinary, but the fact of the matter is this song is radical. “Victim of Love” 7. —Danielle Chelosky, Fans of drawl-heavy, introspective loopy country music should know about newcomer Joshua Ray Walker—particularly his song “Voices.” A track from his recently released album Glad You Made It, “Voices” is a fantastic example of Walker’s intricate, informative songwriting style. Ryan Cam Performs "Staying Over" (Original Song Performance) - Songland 2020 CLIP 06/15/20 Usher's Songland Selection: “California” by Ryan Cam - Songland 2020 —Ellen Johnson, “Being your daddy comes natural / The roses just know how to grow,” Jason Isbell sings on “Letting You Go,” the final song on Isbell’s and the 400 Unit’s excellent new album Reunions, which releases a series of timely social outcries alongside intimate personal narratives. She says we need to build back up our infrastructure so that wildfire survivors know they'll have things like safe, temporary housing and mental health support, which was lacking after the 2018 California fires. The song "Stairway to Heaven" was released in 1971 by Led Zepplin as part of the band's album, Led Zeppelin IV. Before serving as the state song of California, the song enjoyed wide public appeal and was featured prominently at numerous historic occasions in California. . "Just have a go bag," she says. The Georgia-born country singer’s new album SOUTHSIDE proves he has a lot to share with us beyond songs about hot girls, though it just so happens that one of the best on his new album, “Hard To Forget,” is also, well, about girls (or, at least a girl). “Hotel California” 2. Hertz-Picciotto, who also directs the university's Environmental Health Sciences Center, has spent much of the past two years interviewing Camp Fire survivors. All Rights Reserved, Courtney Marie Andrews: “It Must Be Someone Else’s Fault”, Hailey Whitters: “Janice At The Hotel Bar”, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit: “Letting You Go”. Country fans, listen to Mickey. Click here for more info. They've since had to evacuate from three more wildfires, including this past week when the Bear Fire exploded near the town, burning an untold number of structures and claiming at least 10 lives. They have three acres of open pasture. hide caption. Country songs sound like summer—patios, picnics, boat rides and beach days—but this summer has left us only daydreaming of abundant summer bliss. Marijuana is grown, marketed and used in abundance … Some of these songs deal with social issues, while others are more concerned with letting the good times roll. When she heard reports that the Bear Fire was burning into the village of Berry Creek, they didn't wait for the official evacuation call. —Ellen Johnson, There are plenty of country songs about women, but few that describe them as powerful, independent “bread winners” and not objects of affection and sexualization. The Alabama/California-raised singer’s song is all about her favorite haunts and hole-in-the-walls in her hometown (”’Cause I was raised in the deep, dark, dirty south,” she sings) and how proud she is to be from the South. This is a list of songs about California.Many songs have been written about California; some songs describe its people, places, and events, while others touch on Californian experiences and state of mind.This list tries to compile those songs and the artists who wrote them, although many entries include songs covered by artists who did not write the song. For Townes, it was memories of her great-grandmother that birthed this song into reality. "And every incident I organize a little more," Oslin says. “Why am I embarrassed to sing about that? This is a promising first song from Roberts, and I really hope we get to hear more from her (and learn more about her) soon. Specifically, the statute reads that I Love You, California is an official state song, rather than the official state song of California. —Ellen Johnson, © 2020 Paste Media Group. “And I’m proud to be, oh, black like me.” It’s 2020, and a country song like this shouldn’t feel out of ordinary, but the fact of the matter is this song is radical. It’s a revenge track, a breakup song and a souped-up, banjo-featuring country banger all in one. “Wasted Time” 5. “betty” also marks the first time Swift has said the word “fuck” multiple times in a song, which is noteworthy in and of itself (and also accurate for her teenage boy character study).