Song of the Day #510: ‘Let Her Cry’ – Hootie & the Blowfish

I recently watched the Country Music Awards for the first time in my life and was happy to see Darius Rucker win the Best New Artist trophy (the first black performer to do so). It’s funny that a guy who first hit it big 15 years ago is considered a “new artist” but, to paraphrase NBC, he was new to them.

Rucker has had quite a career resurgence in the country genre. His first three singles, like the album they come from, all hit #1 on the country charts. His big voice and easy-going manner are a perfect fit for that audience.

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