Look, I should probably start with myself. The only Christmas music I listen to every year comes on Bing Crosby's White Christmas, featuring the Andrews Sisters and Carol Richards. From that an FBI profiler would be able to judge that I'm a white male, late 20s-early 30s, with a large collection of ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsArizona sunsets have inspired many songs.Yesterday, we brought you 20 songs about Arizona, or with some reference to Arizona in the lyrics. We found 170 songs total, and whittled our list of the best down to 40. Our post yesterday counted down songs 40 through 21. Here are the ... More >>
Nearly two million views and growing, Stevens' redneck anthem "Come To the U.S.A."I'm sure everyone under the age of 45 is scratching their heads, going, "Ray, who?" But Ray Stevens was actually popular in the '70s for a second, crooning silly comedy songs about streaking and one called, believe it ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Ray Stevens' Dumb, Anti-Immigrant Song "Come To the U.S.A." Jackalope ... More >>
Hank Williams III does his own thing. Nashville, beware.
Christmas CDs are as unpredictable as the seasons, but a few find character of their own -- somehow
Letters from the week of March 28, 2002
For goodness sake, who's good and bad on Santa's list this Christmas!