Doc Watson Passes Away; Randy Travis Files Countersuit Against Ex-Wife’s Management Company; New Joey + Rory Album Out 7/31

Juli Thanki | May 30th, 2012

  • Last week’s Golf & Guitars raised nearly $100,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Morton Golf Foundation, which brings the game to underprivileged and disabled communities in the Sacramento region.
  • Due out July 31: Joey + Rory’s His and Hers.
  • Randy Travis filed a countersuit against his ex-wife’s management company, stating that the company released personal and confidential information intended to damage Travis’ career.
  • Wendell Mobley tells American Songwriter the story behind Rascal Flatts’ “Banjo.”
  • Here’s a video for “All Day” from Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys.
  • Ben Foster of Country Universe counts down his 25 favorite Shania Twain songs.

 

  1. Ben Foster
    May 30, 2012 at 8:26 pm

    Thanks for the mention of my Shania feature, Juli. Always appreciate it! It was a fun project.

  2. luckyoldsun
    May 30, 2012 at 10:19 pm

    I remember my jaw dropped when I read that Randy Travis re-signed with Lib Hatcher’s management company at the same time that they got divorced. Either he got some really derelict advice–or he ignored the good advice that he got. The likelihood of a conflict of interest was glaring. I hope for Travis’s sake, he can get himself out of it. The guy is a true hall-of-famer.

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