Flood Benefit Raises $1.7 Million; Darrell Scott, Joe Diffie, & Randy Houser Schedule New Albums

Brody Vercher | May 18th, 2010

  1. Mayor JoBob
    May 18, 2010 at 11:28 am

    I love Joe Diffie. Can hardly wait!! Same goes for Dierks.

  2. Occasional Hope
    May 18, 2010 at 12:30 pm

    I’m really looking forward to the Joe Diffie album.

  3. Vicki
    May 18, 2010 at 12:34 pm

    These Flood Benefit shows, besides being for a good cause, are full of the most unique, rare live performances. Lady A singing 3 part harmony (and yes it was good!) to a slower, slightly changed “I Need You Now” with only piano as accompaniment. Keith rousing up the crowd doing his thing with his voice and guitar. Martina doing what she does best singing “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” with barely any accompaniment. Good Stuff people.

  4. Leeann Ward
    May 18, 2010 at 2:35 pm

    I’m excited about the Diffie album, but even more excited about Darrell Scott.

  5. CMW
    May 18, 2010 at 3:17 pm

    Leeann’s comment, seconded.

  6. Jim C
    May 18, 2010 at 3:38 pm

    The only word for the testimony of Temple Ray is tawdry. and here I thought ‘indie’ labels were the good ones.

  7. Julia C H
    May 18, 2010 at 4:34 pm

    Leeann’s comment, third(ed?).

  8. Jon
    May 18, 2010 at 6:41 pm

    I dunno, the Diffie album is mighty fine.

    Live and learn, Jim C.

  9. Leeann Ward
    May 18, 2010 at 6:55 pm

    I don’t doubt that it is. I’m a fan of his anyway.

  10. Stormy
    May 19, 2010 at 2:59 pm
  11. Jon G.
    May 20, 2010 at 12:46 pm

    Joe Diffie is beast.

  12. numberonecountryfan
    May 20, 2010 at 1:28 pm

    Joe Diffie is a beast? When?

  13. Stormy
    May 20, 2010 at 1:45 pm

    During the full moon, of course.

  14. Leeann Ward
    May 24, 2010 at 8:27 am

    I’m really enjoying what I’m hearing from the Diffie album.

  15. Jon G.
    May 24, 2010 at 12:23 pm

    No, Joe Diffie is beast. Beast=adjective in this case. You might be surprised the way words get used on the internet…I’ve learned some pretty interesting ones as of late (“lollercaust,” something so funny it leaves millions dead; “roflcopter;” etc.).
    Anyway, Diffie was beast throughout the 90s and early 00s when he scored seventeen top ten singles (several of which were either #1s or damn close; in fact, if memory serves, Diffie was the first solo artist in music history to ever have his debut single reach #1 on the Billboard country charts)-which necessitated for several greatest hits CDs-and a string of Platinum/Gold/critically acclaimed albums.

  16. Jon G.
    May 24, 2010 at 12:27 pm

    Or, as bluegrassjournal.com puts it:
    “Since he first topped the charts in 1990 with Home, Joe Diffie has delivered hit after hit totaling twelve #1’s, twenty top 10’s and four gold and platinum albums. Some of his most popular hits include “Ships That Don’t Come In,” “Pickup Man,” “John Deere Green,” and “If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets).” As a songwriter, Joe Diffie’s success is equally impressive. In addition to the numerous hits he kept for himself, his songs have been recorded by Holly Dunn, Tim McGraw, Tracy Lawrence, Conway Twitty, Doug Stone, and most recently Jo Dee Messina, whose recording of “My Give a Damn’s Busted” became a #1 hit. He has won a Grammy®, several CMA Awards, and has been honored as “Humanitarian of the Year” by the Country Music Broadcasters.”

  17. Jon
    May 24, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    Actually, that’s how Rounder Records’ press release puts it ;-).

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