George Hamilton IV Celebrates 50th Opry Anniversary; Cactus Cafe Still Closing; Carrie Underwood’s “Temporary Home”

Brody Vercher | February 3rd, 2010

  1. Jon
    February 3, 2010 at 11:17 am

    For those who couldn’t make it to the Station Inn for last week’s preview of the Infamous Stringdusters’ forthcoming album, Things That Fly, you can catch one of the songs – coincidentally (really) a co-write of mine with Jeremy Garrett – here: .

  2. Paul W Dennis
    February 3, 2010 at 1:39 pm

    I never met Freddie Hart, but of the major country stars I’ve met, George Hamilton IV and Narvel Felts are the nicest people

    Congrats GH4

  3. Jo Jo
    February 3, 2010 at 2:50 pm

    The “Temporary Home” video is awesome! It is the 1st video I have ever bought on iTunes. I am glad I did! Definitely a tearjerker..I would say it is the most emotional video since “Whiskey Lullaby.”

  4. Rick
    February 3, 2010 at 5:28 pm

    I need to correct one of your items above that should have read:

    “Since last weekend’s “Colt Ford” Community Day at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum was canceled due to poor judgment and even worse taste in country music, it has not been rescheduled and hopefully never will be…”. There, that sets the record straight! (lol)

    I think its time the UofT students stage a “sit in” in the student union until the decision to close the Cactus Cafe is reversed! Hey, it worked in the 60’s for leftist radical “useful idiot” Vietnam anti-war protester hippies that all grew up to become Obamavoters…

    If you’re gonna keep talking about Eleven Hundred Springs and the Texas Sapphires, an album give-away contest is going to become mandatory! (lol)

  5. ALJID
    February 3, 2010 at 7:01 pm

    I think the video for Temporary Home is the best music video Miss Underwood has done. It suited the song quite well and was done with taste.

  6. waynoe
    February 4, 2010 at 10:52 am

    Kudos on the Temporary Home video.

    Of course Lady A has a good debut. The awards shows made sure, through the same ole corporate dealings, that they were the heir to the group awards now. Again, it’s the industry making the stars and not the other way around.

    I mean, really, they even said at the CMA’s that the Zac Brown Band had a better year.

  7. K
    February 5, 2010 at 6:29 pm

    I am I only one who doesn’t understand the current Lady A craze? They’re very talented, but thier album is one of the weakest efforts I’ve heard in a long time. I was definatly expecting much better from them, especially because “Need You Now” is their strongest song to-date.

    Good for them for doing so well with the CD, but it’s a shame that it had to happen with such a weak CD. I hate to say it, but I’m almost thinking that the CD might tank after the steam of NYN wears off at pop stations. They’re is nothing that comes to close to the quality of that song on the album, and I don’t any huge radio hits in the future.

    Take TS as example; only reason she sells so much is because she caters every song to the pop crowd; they wouldn’t remember her tomorrow if she only released one or two songs to other formats.

    Great new video from Carrie; by far her best work yet in terms of quality. The directors have set the bar pretty high with this one. I think this is her best single to-date because it’s the first one that SHOWS Carrie “the artist” instead of “the great singer who just sings the song with no connection.” Those days are gone now hopefully. So glad she didn’t go with Roman again; I thought she sort of “outgrew” his style in a way.

  8. Franny
    February 8, 2010 at 8:06 pm

    I like Carrie’s acting in the Temporary Home video too. I think she has potential as an actress someday. I think she has really started to open up a little and let people in. Engagement to Mike Fisher is really suiting her. She seems happy and confident. Congrats to her!

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