Josh Turner Records To A Full House At The Opry And Carrie Underwood Named Sexiest Female Musican

Brody Vercher | April 21st, 2007

I’m running short on time, so please forgive today’s rather punctuated Roundup.

  • Matt Curry from the Associated Press talks about Clay Walker’s newest album, and has a lot of positive things to say about it as well as Walker himself. “It seemingly includes something for everyone, including the heart-tugging ‘It Ain’t Pretty (But It’s Beautiful)’ and Walker’s playful ‘She Likes It in the Morning.’”
  • Josh Turner recorded his live album at the Ryman to a full house. He was accompanied by a 6-piece band and performed 21 songs.

    Turner recalled he first played the Ryman on Dec. 21, 2001, and had gotten “two standing ovations and an encore” from the Grand Ole Opry audience. He hastened to add that he wasn’t telling this out of vanity.

    “All I could think about was the six ovations Hank Williams got standing right here,” he said. Later, he observed, “Hank got kicked off the Opry, and I can’t get in.”

    I wonder if this could be foreshadowing his induction into the Opry, something Matt talked about previously on The 9513.

  • Kathy Mattea says that Girl Scouts contributed to changing her life. She says she discovered her love of singing while attending one of their camps.
  • YouTube pulled the video of the speech Kris Kristofferson gave a the CMT Music Awards the other night, so Take Country Back has posted a small transcript of the speech along with three videos of Kristofferson and Johnny Cash singing his songs.
  • Country Universe loves what they hear from Whiskey Falls in their debut single “Last Train Running.”
  • Carrie Underwood as been named the sexiest female musician by Victoria Secret.
  • And lastly, does anyone know what happened to Country Nation? Did they pack it up and leave, or are they merely on vacation?
  1. Baron Lane
    April 21, 2007 at 5:20 pm

    Uh, has VS seen Christine Aguilera?

  2. Brody Vercher
    April 21, 2007 at 6:36 pm

    My girlfriend reads The 9513, so I’m not a liberty to discuss this topic…but how about those Spurs? They play tomorrow and I’m stoked, I think they have a chance to go all the way this year.

  3. Baron Lane
    April 21, 2007 at 6:42 pm

    I like that Dallas faces the Warriors first and they’re the one team that’s proven to be the Mavs spoil. I like the team but Cuban is a dick.

    GO SPURS GO!

  4. Kevin
    April 21, 2007 at 10:43 pm

    Cool honor for Carrie, though if we’re talking female musicians of all genres, I’d give the edge to Beyonce.

  5. Gaby
    April 21, 2007 at 11:03 pm

    The VS sexy list is all about who is hot now! This is awesome for Carrie, since she’s got the music industry awards lets recognize her image!

  6. Baron Lane
    April 22, 2007 at 5:37 am

    Does this mean Carrie will be walking the catwalk in her drawers?

  7. Baron Lane
    April 23, 2007 at 4:01 am

    Argh. The Spurs are going to kill me!

  8. Brody Vercher
    April 23, 2007 at 7:11 am

    They do this every year and every year start to panic a little, so this year I’m just gonna keep a little faith and call it a fluke. The big three couldn’t hit a shot to save their life and they’ve got to get some kind of handle on Anthony and Iverson.

    Did you see the Mavs game? It was a pretty exciting game, and I’m glad they lost. It at least shows that they’re vulnerable and they won’t be able to rest on their laurels from the regular season.

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