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Brody Vercher | July 15th, 2010

    July 15, 2010 at 11:45 am

    Thanks for another link to John Rich. Great advertisement. I/m glad this website likes him so well.

    I like Toby for a lot of reasons but “Trailerhood” and songs/videos like it are wearing a bit thin. Like Brooks and Dunn still singing about teenage boys and their tricks, trucks, and girls. Time to grow up gentlemen.

    Kudos to Mr. Louvin. Ah Charlie and Ira. Now THAT was a real duo act. Not like the one-sided acts like B&D or, gag, Sugarland.

  2. Jessica
    July 15, 2010 at 11:57 am

    Just got word that Hank Cochran passed away this morning. Another great legendary songwriter lost in the field of country music.

  3. Drew
    July 15, 2010 at 12:16 pm

    I’m looking forward to the Rob Baird album, nice to see positive reviews already.

  4. TimeO
    July 15, 2010 at 1:04 pm

    Trigger wasn’t bought by a cable company (or, at least how I interpret the phrase “cable company”, e.g., Cox, Comcast, etc.). It was bought by RFD TV. Though, that said, I’m still not sure what they’re going to do with it..

  5. Vicki
    July 15, 2010 at 1:42 pm

    Toby’s Trailerhood is a hoot! Had to watch it again!

    Jewel/Karen video was awesome too!

  6. Rick
    July 15, 2010 at 2:53 pm

    That Jewel video is a good spot of fun. I like the older guy who says “I think Karen actually sang a bit better than Jewel”! (lol) Must have been the fake nose…

    Its nice to see that Jamey Johnson has become a Nashville replacement for John Rich in giving worthy unknown artists a helping hand, kind words of encouragement, and a kick in the keister when needed!

    Can we provide fill in album title recommendations for Katie Armiger’s new project? My choice would be “My Chances at Country Radio Are Toast!”.

    So Kelly wrote: “Baird’s roots-rock vibe, filled with electric slide guitar, fiddle, harmonica and organ bring to mind some of the less gritty tunes from Kentucky bad-ass Chris Knight.” Thanks, Kelly! Per usual that’s all I need to know…(lol)

    Fred Eaglesmith is a fine songwriter but his singing voice has always been his weakest link. When I go see him in concert it’s primarily to hear the wacky stories he tells between songs and he’s a master at that.

  7. Mike K
    July 15, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    I love me some Fred.

    If you have not seen him live, you should. Every bit as funny as he is lyrically gifted.

  8. Josh
    July 15, 2010 at 4:52 pm

    “Rich’s opinion on same-sex marriage is apparently informed by the seemingly unrelated experience of having once been legally barred from marrying his aunt, a circumstance about which he still harbors ill feelings.”

    Am I to understand that John Rich is into inner family marriage? Like some parts of the Mormon movement? 0.o

  9. Josh
    July 15, 2010 at 4:59 pm

    Trailerhood is really funny to watch. Brought a few smiles on my face. But I fear that Toby Keith is making himself into an all-out redneck of sorts. But it’s his legacy and desire so cheers to ya Mr. Keith.

  10. Noeller
    July 16, 2010 at 11:49 pm

    Freddy is one of our national treasures up here. Rick is right when he says that the “wacky stories” in between songs are worth the price of admission alone. Such a funny guy, and it’s great to see another one of our fabulous songwriters get some recognition down south.

    Love love LOVE the Jewel/Karen vid – frig that’s some funny stuff!!

    Very cool that JJ is helping out new artists – can’t think of anyone better to do it!

    Speaking of Jerrod Niemann – how AWESOME is it that the band (I assume…) is called “The HUNG Jury”??!! Very cheeky – VERY funny!! Best band name ever…

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