Denton country artist Cody Jinks continues his climb with ‘Conan’ performance

For as successful as 2016 was for Denton-based country artist Cody Jinks, it seems as though the good times will keep rolling this year. Though he’s been releasing fine records for years, completely independently, the former thrash metal lead singer turned more heads and reached more ears than ever before last summer when his latest … Continued

Watch Cody Jinks, Ward Davis Cover Ed Bruce’s ‘Old Wore Out Cowboys’

“I’m Not the Devil” co-writer Davis originally recorded the song with Jamey Johnson and Willie Nelson Cody Jinks and Ward Davis perform Ed Bruce’s “Old Wore Out Cowboys,” which Davis recorded with Willie Nelson and Jamey Johnson. It’s not an easy task to match the caliber of duet partners Willie Nelson and Jamey Johnson, whom … Continued

‘I’m Not the Devil’: Cody Jinks Video Fan Fave

After posting a recent Facebook video to his page, Cody Jinks has touched fans from not only Texas but throughout the country with his heartfelt song “I’m Not the Devil.” The video opens with a brief interview with Cody, in which he identifies the daily choice we all have to make, prefacing his moving lyrics. … Continued

Cody Jinks Is This Year’s Breakout Artist From North Texas

The honky-tonk crooner has a background in thrash metal and sounds like the second coming of Merle Haggard. A native of Haltom City and current resident of Denton, Cody Jinks’ musical identity was shaped in the Stockyards. Growing up in Fort Worth, he publicly played his first chords in a Cowtown club before becoming a … Continued

40 Best Country Albums of 2016

Country music finally broke free of the bro stranglehold in 2016, with a demonstrative return to more thoughtful lyrics and a U-turn away from sound-alike production. Though, regrettably, country radio could still use a lesson in equality, artists like Margo Price, Miranda Lambert, Aubrie Sellers and Maren Morris continued to prove that some of the … Continued