About

Kris Kristofferson once said,” If if sounds country, man, that’s what it is. It’s a country song.” Engine 145 (the name alludes to the I-IV-V chord progression found in countless classic country, folk, blues, and rock songs) provides news and reviews about country and roots music: whether it’s traditional, mainstream, bluegrass, Americana, or Red Dirt, you’ll find it covered here, along with the occasional foray into blues and roots rock.

The Staff

Juli Thanki | Editor
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Ken Morton, Jr. | Senior Writer
That Nashville Sound | Twitter

Karlie Justus | Contributing Writer
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C.M. Wilcox | Contributing Writer
Country California | Twitter

Blake Boldt | Contributing Writer
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Sam Gazdziak | Contributing Writer

Barry Mazor | Senior Columnist

Current Discussion

  • Pam Wallace: A day like yesterday,...driving through Ohio countryside with leaves beginning to turn and cows lying in the pastures because every …
  • Jackie Lester: My favorite part of autumn is seeing wooly bear caterpillars!
  • Mike harris: Love fall with the warm glow of the sun and all the beautiful fall colors
  • Richrd Simerson: Love good old bluegrass music
  • Six String Richie: Studio A will be replaced with a dog park, condos and restaurants. Gentrification at it's finest.
  • Denise Vernon: Full moon with smell of leaves burning.
  • Lisa Phillips: Love the Radio Ramblers! My favorite thing about fall is everything pumpkin.....coffee, cookies, muffins, pie.....etc!
  • Sabrina Parnell: Def the cooler temps, football, great food , holidays on the way ,and of course more good country music releases.
  • Debbie W: the changing colors of the leaves
  • joyce King: I love FALL, the day your album Sept.25th is our wedding anniversary 46th!!! We have a fall Bean Supper, …

Recently Reviewed Albums

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