Gwyneth Paltrow to Release Country Single; Josh Turner Expecting Child No. 3; Carrie Underwood’s 13 No. 1s

Brody Vercher | July 27th, 2010

  1. WAYNOE
    July 27, 2010 at 10:56 am

    Actually, the Paltrow song isn’t as bad as I thought it would be. Vince & Patty adds to this of course. I do like the melody and harmonies better than the lyrics.

  2. Kelly
    July 27, 2010 at 11:05 am

    I believe the lovely and talented Amanda Shires plays in Paltrow’s band in the movie…

  3. Dan E
    July 27, 2010 at 11:07 am

    There are plenty of great songs that don’t make it to number 1. Luckily for Carrie, her great songs are just unstoppable. Congratulations to Carrie, and I can’t wait to find out what her next single will be.

  4. Vicki
    July 27, 2010 at 12:03 pm

    Yeah..I’m surprised too. “Country Song” is a good song and most definitely hearing Gill and Griffin makes it more legit.

    Here’s something totally off topic, when is Laura Bell Bundy going to release “Homecoming Queen”, “Burned the Bed”, “All Goes South” or “Cigarette”? I absolutely love those songs and cannot quit playing them in my car.

  5. TexasVet
    July 27, 2010 at 12:19 pm

    Tim McGraw as Paltrow’s husband and manager…in which she plays a washed-up country singer.

    Wonder how Faith Hill feels about this! LOL!

  6. WAYNOE
    July 27, 2010 at 12:19 pm

    Bundy can sing but here’s hoping they will not continue to drag her down the MTV sex-pot road that seems to be the prerequisite for new female singers nowadays.

  7. Mike K
    July 27, 2010 at 12:20 pm

    Thank you Brody for the heads up on the $5 Amazon deals. I haven’t got the chance to get the new Haggard album, so you saved me some money.

    I don’t know if anyone else got the chance to watch the American Masters show on Merle last week, but it is well worth watching if you are a fan.

  8. TexasVet
    July 27, 2010 at 12:22 pm

    Congratulations to Carrie, and I can’t wait to find out what her next single will be.

    Hopefully it will be “Someday When I stop Loving You”.

  9. Trish
    July 27, 2010 at 12:34 pm

    Carrie’s next single is going to be “What Can I Say” which is an awesome duet with Sons of Sylvia!

  10. Dan E
    July 27, 2010 at 12:57 pm

    “What Can I Say” would be a great single. I really enjoyed Sons of Sylvia’s single, “Love Left to Lose”.

  11. Thomas
    July 27, 2010 at 12:59 pm

    …isn’t carrie and the sons of sylvia rather a choir than a duet? then again, after the duo-topic in the sugarland-thread i really shouldn’t be surprised anymore…

  12. TexasVet
    July 27, 2010 at 1:02 pm

    Per The Boot: Ke$ha Contemplating Switch to Country Music

    Just what country music needs…a Lady Gaga wanna-be.

    http://www.theboot.com/2010/07/27/kesha-country-music/

  13. WAYNOE
    July 27, 2010 at 1:20 pm

    TEXASVET,

    May be the next big break-up.

  14. Jeff Remz
    July 27, 2010 at 3:09 pm

    Why the cynicism about Paltrow? It sounds quite fine on first listen and about 3 more after that. She sings well & the instrumentation is there and it’s definitely on the traditional side of country. Not sure I agree that Griffin & Gill make the song. They’re not all that prominent really. Paltrow carries it on her own – Jeff Remz, countrystandardtime.com

  15. Noeller
    July 27, 2010 at 5:39 pm

    Chris Young opening up for Rascal Flatts is one of the funniest things I’ve heard in a long time. Having CY open up for them is really setting the fans up for a major lunchbag letdown, though considering most of the fans would be RFers (they still have some fanbase left, right??) maybe they’d hate the opener more…….?? Either way, that is a very odd couple…

  16. Rick
    July 27, 2010 at 5:40 pm

    I like the song Gwyneth sang in the film “Duets” a whole lot better even if it wasn’t country as it wasn’t contrived to fit a film character.

    Opry Alert! Carrie Underwood gets the entire final segment of tonight’s Opry to herself between 8:45 and 9:15 PM CST (Nashville Time). Other artists featured tonight include Rhonda Vincent, Steel Magnolia, Diamond Rio, and Eric Church. Tuesday Night Opry’s give each artist 15 minutes on stage which is good for 3 to 4 songs, while Carrie gets a half hour all to herself. needless to say The Ryman will be packed tonight, just like every time Carrie shows up.
    Schedule: http://www.opry.com/shows/ThisWeek.html
    Listen Online: http://www.wsmonline.com/

    Brennen Leigh’s new album is top shelf but its appeal will be mostly to Americana and Bluegrass fans who like pure, old timey styled country music. Most fans of Top 40 country radio wouldn’t “get it” or respond favorably as its the polar opposite of the loud, bombastic, and shallow pop-rock crap that dominates AirHead Country radio. Oh well…

  17. Vicki
    July 27, 2010 at 9:54 pm

    Rhonda Vincent was in top form. Eric Church with just his guitar did a great job. Steel Magnolia ended with “Help me Make it through the night” with just acoustic guitar. It was so emotional..best I’ve heard them. Carrie was a little rough. She mentioned she worried about singing as she hasn’t sung a note in a month. But after the first song, she was warmed up.

  18. Ben Foster
    July 30, 2010 at 11:55 am

    That Gwyneth Paltrow song was actually pretty decent. Great vocals, and good production. Love those fiddles. Still scrutinizing the lyrics, though.

  19. Dan E
    July 30, 2010 at 1:58 pm

    From Carrie’s mouth herself, her next single will be “Mama’s Song.”

  20. Thomas
    July 30, 2010 at 3:10 pm

    …not true?

  21. Vicki
    July 30, 2010 at 4:54 pm

    Dan E: Not quite into “Mama’s Song” but knowing the words if she made a video with personal pics of her and Mike…now that would jump it up a notch or two.

  22. Dan E
    July 30, 2010 at 6:00 pm

    Vicki: Yeah, I had to listen to it again after I heard the news because I personally would have picked another song. After listening to it though again, it’s the perfect time to release it. I believe the music video for it will be very personalized and will no doubt be a tribute to their recent wedding. I’m really hoping for appearances from her husband and her mother in the video. Carrie’s really good at timing things just right, so we’ll just have to see how things will progress from this point.

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