Jane Seymour Believes Son is Channeling Johnny Cash; CMA Presenters Announced; Stream Jamey Johnson

Brody Vercher | October 27th, 2010

  1. Cutting the Treacle
    October 27, 2010 at 11:39 am

    “Bob Lefsetz has less-than-glowing things to say about Taylor Swift’s new album — except when it comes to the song “Never Grow Up.””

    Me: Who is Bob Lefsetz?

  2. Rick
    October 27, 2010 at 12:00 pm

    Bluegrass Alert: Tonight’s Music City Roots Show will feature Joe Diffie with Newfound Road, Jerry Douglas, Mike Farris and the Cumberland Saints, The McCrary Sisters, and The Volinteer String Band. Sounds like a good’un! Hey Jon, are you going to be there?
    Link: http://www.musiccityroots.com/

    Phil Bourjaily said: ““the aggressively dumbed-down lyrics that come out of Nashville these days…”. When you’re catering to AirHead Country Radio listeners, you’ve got to get down on their level…

    I think it must primarily be Obamavoter types who pay any mind to a ranting narcissist like Bob Lefsetz. If they foolishly believe anything Obama says, why not Bullsh*tin Bob as well? Just pathetic…

  3. Lewis
    October 27, 2010 at 12:14 pm

    Rest in peace Linda Hargrove. One of the best female singer-songwriters ever and sad that she’s gone.

  4. stormy
    October 27, 2010 at 12:18 pm

    Dear Jake — the start of album number four.

    At least she will be able to break out her favorite homophobic epithet when she writes that 10 minute dirge about being yet another endless victim.

    Kind of makes me hope that Gyllenspoon gets back together, though. I would love to see the whiplash reaction of her fans if she writes a “Better Than Revenge” about America’s Sweetheart.

  5. TexasVet
    October 27, 2010 at 2:16 pm

    Actress Jane Seymour believes her 14-year-old son Johnny is channeling the spirit of his godfather, Johnny Cash.

    Wonder if Rick is channeling the spirit of
    Joseph McCarthy? LOL!

  6. Ollie
    October 27, 2010 at 2:37 pm

    I’m looking forward to hearing The McCrary Sisters on tonight’s MCR radio show– they’re amazing. Check out this video of them singing a gospel version of Dylan’s Blowing In the Wind recorded during Buddy Miller’s recent CMHOF residency: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mS2uOJbZmg

  7. Jon
    October 27, 2010 at 2:41 pm

    @Rick Hey Jon, are you going to be there?

    Nope. It ought to be good, though

    October 27, 2010 at 3:32 pm


    And you channeling Stalin?

  9. Paul W Dennis
    October 27, 2010 at 3:47 pm

    Linda Hargrove (aka Linda Barthololmew)was a terrific songwiter who had a number of songs recorded by Nashville stars before disappearing. She wasn’t an overwhelming singer but she certainly was good enough. I have three of her vinyl albums and they are just chock full of good songs, all of which are self-penned, with an occasional co-writer (usually Pete Drake). Her lyrics were smart, concise and adult

    Linda’s biggest problem is that she didn’t fit into the “pretty young thing” mold that Nashville has always sought. With her talent she should have been bigger than Taylor Swift is today. She had a tough life, apart from her long battle with leukemia, that would make a good subject for a book.

    RIP – she deserved better out of life than she got

  10. TexasVet
    October 27, 2010 at 5:24 pm

    And you channeling Stalin?

    I was pulling Rick’s leg and if I had been channeling Stalin I would have run of to Canada instead of going in Vietnam.

  11. TexasVet
    October 27, 2010 at 5:27 pm


    I was pulling Rick’s leg and if I had been channeling Stalin I would have run off to Canada instead of going to Vietnam.

  12. Rick
    October 27, 2010 at 5:59 pm

    Northy, I always get your sense of humor! Now, if I can just break the spell Carrie Underwood has over you we’d be getting somewhere!

    PS – Joe McCarthy definitely added far to much showmanship into his proceedings with “The House Un-American Activities Committee”, but the vast majority of those folks targeted as members of the US Communist Party were indeed involved. Joe will always remain a true patriot and a hero to me and therefore loathed by libtards because he was so effective at outing them. If they still had such a thing in the House of Representatives, Obama and most of the Democrat politicians in DC would be fair targets of investigation for subversive actions against the Constitution, like Obamacare for example…

  13. TexasVet
    October 27, 2010 at 6:09 pm

    Northy, I always get your sense of humor! Now, if I can just break the spell Carrie Underwood has over you we’d be getting somewhere!

    It won’t take much to break the spell if she keeps releasing songs like “Undo It” LOL!

    I remember watching the McCarthy hearings as a kid on our Admiral B&W TV.

  14. Ben Foster
    October 27, 2010 at 7:52 pm

    Jake, be nice to Taylor. She’s writing lyrics in her head every moment she’s with you. (You’d better not tell her she can’t sing)

  15. WAYNOE
    October 27, 2010 at 8:56 pm


    Fair enough. My son is currently in the Marine Corps. I always defend my few conservative friends here. They do seem to be few in number.

    You bring up a good point about McCarthy. He was not totally wrong as the revisionist historians often paint him to be.

  16. ...
    October 27, 2010 at 11:58 pm

    I come here to read about country music, not continually rehashed political arguments that amount to absolutely nothing constructive. Irritating.

  17. Freddy
    October 28, 2010 at 8:55 am

    for anyone that’s wondering, Lefsetz is a music industry commentator/lawyer. Kind of an “insider” type guy that writes an email chain that a bunch of big shots are involved in (studio presidents and big time producers and musicians and all that). He mostly talks about how the industry is changing and what his views are on all that.

  18. Barry Mazor
    October 28, 2010 at 9:15 am

    The volunteered and pointless political blather is misinformed, btw. Senator McCarthy was– a Senator. HUAC was a House committee. Not the same thing.

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