Concord Music Group Acquires Rounder Records; Trailer Choir, Emily West, and Corb Lund Introduce New Videos
The California-based, independent label
Concord Music Group acquired Rounder Records and its collection of over 3,000 master recordings. In a Q&A with Rita Ballou (whose blog Rawhide & Velvet has more drama than daytime television),
Charla Corn revealed that because she’s a she. Casey Donahew booted her from a gig CMT has new videos for
Trailer Choir‘s “ Rollin’ Through the Sunshine” and Emily West‘s “ Blue Sky,” and CMT.ca has the exclusive premier for the video to Corb Lund‘s “ Devil’s Best Dress.”
It’s April country day at Farce the Music. The Gobblers Knob is
giving away two tickets to tomorrow night’s show at The Granada Theater, which features Junior Brown, the Belleville Outfit, and 100 Damned Guns.
The Boston Globe’s James Reed considers Patsy Cline his gateway to country music.
The Bluegrass Blog introduced the new bluegrass band Still-House. Former Country Music Association Chief Executive
Tammy Genovese found a new gig with The Country Network, a country music video channel set to launch on cable and satellite television this June. People.com is providing an
exclusive preview of the new song “I Miss You” from the Court Yard Hounds. Country Universe guest contributor Bob Losche listed his
favorites songs by songwriter and the artists who performed them. Among those listed are Gary Burr Randy Travis‘ take on “A Man Ain’t Made of Stone,” Emily West on “Blue Sky,” Conway Twitty on “That’s My Job,” and Hal Ketchum with LeAnn Rimes on “In Front of the Alamo.”
Kris Kristofferson talked to The Tennessean‘s Peter Cooper about a new movie that he has a part in, Provinces of Night, and also features Dwight Yoakam.
Miranda Lambert stopped the music during one of her recent concerts to call attention to a catfight.