The death of traditional country music may have been overstated. These 18 country singers are proving there is still allegiance to a less pop-friendly brand of twang. They also prove fans often need to go looking for it.
Miranda Lambert is featured on her idol Steve Earle's latest project, So You Wannabe an Outlaw, released on June 16. The singer assists on the song "This Is How It Ends," a rollicking three-minute jam that has a couple looking back on their failing relationship.