George Strait Sets Record; Hank Williams Receives Posthumous Pulitzer Award; New Dixie Chicks Compilation

Brody Vercher | April 13th, 2010

  1. Jeff
    April 13, 2010 at 11:25 am

    There was a tribute concert to be turned into a tv special for someone and it didnt include Taylor Swift, Sugarland and John Rich??? How could anyone let this happen?!?!?

  2. Brad
    April 13, 2010 at 11:47 am

    Sean McConnell’s record is out today too. It’s amazing. He’s had cuts by Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw and others. Very talented guy.

  3. Kelly
    April 13, 2010 at 11:57 am

    I really love that .357 string band album.

  4. Stormy
    April 13, 2010 at 12:18 pm

    Always trust a guy who lists Joe Montana as a musical influence. That’s the kind of guy who doesn’t know steam is hot.

  5. karen
    April 13, 2010 at 12:47 pm

    that snake farm video is hysterical! love it…

  6. Rick
    April 13, 2010 at 1:37 pm

    The most amazing thing about George Strait (and his fans) is that he hit the Top 10 for 30 straight years with slight variations on basically the same song! Amazing! (lol)

    Shouldn’t Hag have named his new album “The Okie From Muskogee is Now an Obamavoter – A Tribute To The Ravages of Old Age”. NPR is the right place for his new album to surface.

    Wow, a Kenny Rogers tribute TV show! I think I’d rather be nibbled to death by ducks than watch that schlockfest. I lost interest in Kenny right after “I Just Dropped In To See What Condition My Condition Was In” hit the charts.

    So “Eden’s Edge” is deeply rooted in country and bluegrass music and yet Scott Borchetta signed them to Big Machine? Are they going to get shuffled off to Republic Nashville and then put on a shelf like Sunny Sweeney for a few years? Maybe Scott senses a switch back to a more traditional sound on Top 40 country radio as is trying to be ahead of the curve! Attractive young artists are the present and future of pop-culture country radio, and Eden’s Edge fits that part of the bill anyway.

  7. Steve M.
    April 13, 2010 at 1:47 pm

    Snakefarm. It just sounds nasty. Snakefarm, it pretty much is.
    That tune gets in my head and stays all day.

  8. Thomas
    April 13, 2010 at 3:02 pm

    …if you ever wondered what a bad hair day might sound like if it could sing – snakefarm…

  9. Jon
    April 13, 2010 at 3:30 pm

    Congratulations to Eden’s Edge, including my former Harley Allen Band-mate Dean Berner. They’re a talented bunch, and have good heads on their shoulders.

  10. Rick
    April 13, 2010 at 8:26 pm

    Jon said: “Congratulations to Eden’s Edge, including my former Harley Allen Band-mate Dean Berner. They’re a talented bunch, and have good heads on their shoulders.”

    I feel the same way about Sunny Sweeney and Danielle Peck and we all know how well they’ve done at the Big Machine label. Maybe Scotty is trying to atone for signing Fast Ryde to Republic Nashville. Hmm.

  11. Madison
    April 20, 2010 at 8:17 pm

    If you’re waiting for the Dixie Chick’s CD to come out, their side project (Emily and Martie’s, that is), Court Yard Hounds, has 4 songs up on their website and an album coming out May 4th !

    It’s here: http://www.courtyardhounds.com

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