This week on the Country Music Media Podcast: Tyler Mahan Coe, host of Cocaine & Rhinestones talks about Season 2, which debuted in April 2021. He also has strong, well-educated opinions on country today and country media today. It will surprise you to hear his thoughts on "Outlaws" and "pop-country."
5:50 | Where did Tyler learn his journalism skills.
11:50 | Why Johnny Cash sucks
14:55 | Tyler’s take on the pop-country music debate is unique and hard to argue with
18:10 | The sound of today’s country music isn’t the problem
22:10 | Teasing Ep. 2 of Season 2 of C&R
33:10 | How involved is George Jones’ family?
38:10 | The Johnny Paycheck misunderstanding
43:10 | Criticism is dead
48:10 | Tyler’s first career in digital marketing
55:25 | Tyler Mahan Coe’s guide to Fair Use
More Cocaine & Rhinestones: Find More on Seasons 1 and 2 at the official website
Read: Tyler Mahan' Coe's profile in GQ
Read: Tyler Mahan Coe's profile in the Washington Post
Tweet: Find Tyler Mahan Coe on Twitter at @TylerMahanCoe
Tweet: Find Billy Dukes on Twitter at @billydukes