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Brody Vercher | January 22nd, 2010

  1. Brady Vercher
    January 22, 2010 at 10:53 am

    That Blake Shelton tracklist following the Bobby Braddock quote is classic!

  2. Leeann Ward
    January 22, 2010 at 11:06 am

    Just subscribed to Chris N’s magazine.

  3. Sam G.
    January 22, 2010 at 11:13 am

    Jeez, I remember Ryan Murphey as a kid singing with his dad about how they can’t understand women. Now he’s teaching school and getting Grammy nominations. I feel old.

  4. Leeann Ward
    January 22, 2010 at 11:28 am

    How old was he when he sang that? He didn’t sound particularly young, but he must not have been too old.

  5. Sam G.
    January 22, 2010 at 1:07 pm

    I think he was around 14 or 15 at the time, Leeann. This was pre-Rimes era, so it was pretty unusual for a teenager to be heard on the radio.

  6. Leeann Ward
    January 22, 2010 at 1:11 pm

    I remember liking that song as a kid. Now, it sounds dated though.

  7. PaulaW
    January 22, 2010 at 1:56 pm

    Thanks for the Braddock article.

  8. Rick
    January 22, 2010 at 5:05 pm

    Opry Alert! Tonight’s Opry will feature Clay Walker, Darryl Worley, and Blake Shelton. Saturday Night’s Opry will feature Lorrie Morgan, Chuck “Weepy” Wicks, and Ronnie Milsap. Not outstanding as far as line ups go, but better than a poke in the eye.
    Schedule: http://www.opry.com/shows/ThisWeek.html

    The Bobby Braddock interview was very interesting. A good read for sure.

    I wish Chris N. luck with “M” magazine. In this economy and with the way periodical sales are trending he’s gonna need it.

    Wow, Ray Wylie Hubbard got 5 Mudflap Ladies at Twang Nation! Won’t have to waste any time listening to that one…

  9. PaulaW
    January 22, 2010 at 10:07 pm

    The Bobby Braddock interview was very interesting. A good read for sure.

    I highly recommend his book ‘Down in Orburndale’. I hope he finishes the new one soon.

  10. Michael
    January 22, 2010 at 10:37 pm

    I was thinking the same thing, Brady. :)

  11. luckyoldsun
    January 23, 2010 at 10:21 pm

    The Bobby Braddock interview is great, but I don’t know where the writer comes off saying that “I Wanna Talk About Me” is Toby Keith’s “career record.”

    Just from memory, I’d say “Should’ve Been A Cowboy,” “How Do You Like Me Now?” and “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue” are all more important records for Keith’s career.

  12. merlefan49
    January 23, 2010 at 10:43 pm

    Thanks for posting the Band of Heathens video

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