My Favorite Posts Of 2021 From The Writers At Whiskey Riff

Dale Earnhardt, Post Malone country music

We’re officially days away from kicking off 2022.

Although it’s hard to believe that this year is almost over, with the end of December comes a lot of reflection on the last 12 months.

As we’ve been putting together lots of year-end lists here at Whiskey Riff, like our Top 40 Country Albums of 2021 list, I’ve been looking back on all of the awesome content this year from our kickass writers that bring you breaking news, wacky stories, and tons of updates on the best new country music you need to know about each week.

I’ve enjoyed reading the all the funny, insightful and original articles from the writers on my team as much as y’all have, and I wanted to take some time to share a few of my favorite posts from each writer this year in case you missed it the first time around, or in case you just want some fun stuff to read if you have a few more days off this year with some down time.

Cheers to much more good stuff coming from all your favorite writers in 2022:


If Turnpike Troubadours Had A Greatest Hits Album…

7 Texas Country Rockers You Need To Be Paying Attention To

Sammy Kershaw: The Unsung Hero Of “Redneck Country” In The ’90s

Remember When Maddie & Tae Called Out Bro-Country With Their Debut Single “Girl In A Country Song”

Whiskey Riff Mailbag: Top Three Wildest Waffle House Stories

Remember When The Band Perry Exploded Onto The Country Scene And Then Went Completely Off The Rails?


CONFIRMED: Turnpike Troubadours Are BACK

Man Arrested At Kid Rock’s Bar For Removing Colostomy Bag And Swinging It Around

Ward Davis vs The Hays, Kansas, Police Department Is The Most Hilarious Battle On The Internet Right Now

Luke Combs Covers Eric Church’s “Carolina” During Sold-Out Appalachian State Stadium Show

23 Ways To Be “Basic AF” In Nashville

Blake Shelton’s “Austin” Would Be Completely Different If It Was Written In 2021


Garth Follows 8 People On Instagram And 34 On Twitter… And It’s A Weird List

Carly Pearce’s ’29: Written In Stone’ Is The Blueprint For How To Make A Great Country Record

Under Three Minutes? Country Music Needs More Longer Songs

I Blacked Out At My First Koe Wetzel Concert Last Weekend: Here’s My Story

Eric Church’s ‘Heart & Soul’ Should Be Turned Into A Musical… Here’s My Idea

Ronnie Milsap: A Man Who Deserves More Credit


Ashley McBryde Recalls The Time She Played A 4-Hour Set At An Illegal Strip Club

The 10 Best George Strait Singles From Every Decade Of His Legendary Career

BREAKING: Post Malone Announces Double Country Album Featuring Dwight Yoakam’s Band

A Fake George Strait Account Once Tried To Scam Me Out Of $300 So I Replied Using Only George Strait Song Titles

Eric Church Once Got Kicked Off Rascal Flatts’ Tour For Playing Too Loud & Too Long

Waylon Jennings & The Story Of The Legendary $25,000 Piss

And I’ll give you a few of mine, too:

NFL Scouting Report: Zach Bryan, FB, Navy

Riley Green Should Do A Classic Country Cover Album… And I Have The Tracklist

Kip Moore Covers The SH*T Out Of The Marshall Tucker Band Classic, “Can’t You See”

Luke Combs On Incredibly Special Homecoming Show At Alma Mater: “I Will Never Forget This Day As Long As I Live”

Miranda Lambert Breaks Down Singing “The House That Built Me” To Sold Out Crowd During First Night Of Shows At Billy Bob’s Texas

NASCAR Legend Of Legends: Dale Earnhardt Sr. Broke His Hand Whipping A Guy’s A*s For Shooting A Deer On his Property

See you in 2022…

A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock