The Essie Accolades
Real Country Music
Hall of Fame

Honoring those artists and songs of
the 21st century that exemplifies the
highest degree of real country music.

Inaugural selections:



Daryl Singletary


Vocal Performance

Dave Oyen
Performing You’ll Never Leave Harlan Alive
Unfortunately, there is not a youtube video or
another source to listen to this outstanding performance.
You can purchase this song by Dave Oyen on
However, you can sample a partial performance of the song  here



Spilled Whisky
Performed by Daryl Singletary, Released in 2015

You’ll Never Leave Harlan Alive
Performed by Dave Oyen, Released 2008

Performed by Matt Mason, Released 2012

Through the Eyes of a Fool
Performed by Buddy Jewel, Released 2001

Cheap Cologne
Performed by William Michael Morgan
Released 2016

Now available on
My new book: 
21st Century Country Music
and the Essie Accolades

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