Charlie Daniels to Sing Monday Night Football Intro; New Wanda Jackson Video; Troubadour, TX Returns

Juli Thanki | September 14th, 2012

  • Brian T. Atkinson of the Austin American-Statesman interviewed singer-songwriter Caroline Herring about her new album, Camilla.
  • The second season of reality series Troubadour, TX will premiere on September 29/30. Check local listings. Ray Wylie Hubbard, Walt Wilkins, and Wade Bowen are among the artists featured.
  • Download the title track of Rosie Flores’ upcoming record, Working Girl’s Guitar.
  • Chris Richards of The Washington Post reviewed Wednesday night’s Don Williams concert.
  • Here’s “Oklahoma Christmas,” a duet with Reba McEntire on Blake Shelton’s upcoming holiday album, Cheers, It’s Christmas.
  • Out October 2: Luck or Something Like It, Kenny Rogers’ autobiography.
  • Due to other commitments, Keith Urban will not return as a judge on the next season of the Australian version of The Voice.
  • A New York City elementary school received $20,000 in musical instruments and supplies as well as a visit from Dierks Bentley as part of the CMA’s “Keep the Music Playing” program.
  • Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson’s kids reviewed the duo’s new album, Wreck & Ruin, in adorable fashion.
  • Emmylou Harris and Mumford and Sons recently taped an episode of CMT Crossroads. Peter Cooper on the pairing: “[i]n spite of the CMT show’s name, the Mumford/Harris collaboration isn’t so much a crossroads as it is a natural and welcome convergence.”
  • Stream Bucky Covington’s new album here.
  • Chris Mateer of Uprooted Music Revue interviewed Dr. Kent Gustavson, author of the Doc Watson biography Blind But Now I See.
  • Carrie Underwood kicks off her fall tour tonight.
  • Speaking of football, next week’s Monday Night Football intro will feature the Charlie Daniels Band and a new version of “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.”
  • Eric Church’s new video for “Creepin’” will go up on later today.
  • Meet The Henningsens. (Thanks to our across-the-pond pal UK Andy for the link.)
  • Here is video of Kellie Pickler shaving her head in support of her friend Summer Miller, who was diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • Take a sneak peek at ABC’s new drama, Nashville.


  1. Rick
    September 14, 2012 at 11:55 am

    The Canadians are coming! Well to LA in September and October at least. Corb Lund, Fred Eaglesmith, the Abrahms Brothers, and DaLa are all doing shows around Los Angeles next month and I plan on attending. It’s time to open the bottle of Labatts and sing “O Canada”! (lol)

    Opry Alert! Tonight’s Opry features Elizabeth Cook, Billy Dean, The Steep Canyon Rangers, and Billy Ray Cyrus. Saturday night’s Opry will feature Heidi Newfield, Will Hoge, and Sara Evans. Grades: B+
    Schedule Link:

    I’m glad they archived the Americana Awards webcast. Hopefully I can skip all the stuff that doesn’t interest me with the click of the mouse.

    I’m looking forward to ABC’s “Nashville” sudser. Will anyone slip up and call Hayden Panettiere “Claire Bear” on the set? Hmm…

  2. Adam Sheets
    September 14, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    I like Charlie Daniels, but picking him to replace Hank Jr. is way too obvious. Then again, they obviously wouldn’t go after Elton John. At the end of the day, I’ll still be watching it to see a football game, not a past-his-prime recording artists.

    Like Rick, I’m hoping to watch “Nashville” as well as Reba’s new show but with all of the great shows on TV these days, I wonder if I’ll have the time. I may have to DVR them for future viewing.

  3. scooter
    September 15, 2012 at 8:48 pm

    That CM Wilcox album list is really good. I had never heard that Ashley Monroe album before- love it. I’m seeing her name all over the place now – didn’t know she did that much writing.

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