Glen Campbell Preps Final Album; Billy Ray Cyrus Takes Issue with ‘Hannah Montana’; Willie Opens New Austin City Limits Theater
- Glen Campbell has plans to release his final studio album this summer, which will be supported by a farewell tour.
- Billy Ray Cyrus is scared for Miley, and blames Hannah Montana for destroying his family.
- Whitney Duncan released a four-song EP last week titled Young In America. (iTunes)
- Willie Nelson formally christened the new Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater on Sunday:
What followed the delayed “Whiskey River” opener was an hour and a half whirlwind of nearly every great song Willie has written or borrowed from the likes of Hank, Ray, Billy Joe, Waylon and Kris. He turned furious on Trigger at times, strumming harder than players a third his age and proving once again that it’s not just his voice that matters.
- The new Brad Paisley album, This Is Country Music, is scheduled for release May 24.
- The Band Perry reached gold status for its self-titled debut.
- Ninebullets.net is spotlighting an album from Adam Lee & The Dead Horse Sound Company titled When the Spirits Move Me.
- Willie Nelson, Norah Jones and Wynton Marsalis joined up for a couple of concerts in 2009 and paid tribute to the music of Ray Charles. On March 29, a selection of recordings from those performances will be released as an album titled Here We Go Again: Celebrating the Genius of Ray Charles.
- On March 7, Kenny Rogers will release a new gospel record, The Love of God, through Cracker Barrel, making him the first artist to release a second album with the restaurant.
- Here’s a new video from Trampled By Turtles for their song “Victory.”
- Michael A.: Has anyone else had a difficult time trying to get the free download from the Reba site?
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- Barry Mazor: It's only a slight stretch to recall when Jimmy Dean met James Bond: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbwDGtj84YY
- Arlene: I suspect you'll also be including an episode of L.A. Law....
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- A.B.: Janice - I saw that too and sent him a Tweet about it.
- Janice Brooks: Peter Cooper needs an edit. Stringbean did not die in 1964.
- Leeann: I can't contribute to this list, but I did think of Steve Earle and The Wire. It's not my …
- Jeremy Dylan: That was a great episode of Monk. The "Georgia On My Mind" scene is just heartbreaking.