Kenny Chesney Gives Fans Something Special; CMA Names New CEO; Billy Ray Cyrus Goes Rock

Brody Vercher | August 20th, 2010

  1. Stewman
    August 20, 2010 at 10:40 am

    Paula Nelson, a contemplative take on a true American classic. Great stuff.

  2. Ben Foster
    August 20, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    I’m surprised that “No One Needs to Know” and “You Win My Love” didn’t make GAC’s Shania countdown (those were awesome), though I’m not at all surprised that “Party for Two” was so high on the list. That just might be my favorite Shania video.

  3. Rick
    August 20, 2010 at 4:54 pm

    Opry Alert! Tonight’s Opry will include Emily West, Daryle Singletary, Kathy Mattea, and Blake Shelton and scores a solid “A-” grade! The Saturday Opry will feature Rebecca Lynn Howard, Hal Ketchum, Kathy Mattea, and Lee Greenwood for a “B”.

    Opry Schedule: http://www.opry.com/shows/ThisWeek.html

    That’s a decent set of Lee Ann Womack songs analyzed at Limewire. I would have left out the Buddy Miller song though and picked another of her early career big radio hits.

    The proper response to the question “Who Is The Randy Rogers Band?” should have been “Who outside of Texas really gives a sh*t?”…

  4. Leeann Ward
    August 20, 2010 at 6:07 pm

    I like them and I’m definitely not from Texas. You’re not the only person in the world.

  5. Andrew
    August 20, 2010 at 6:16 pm

    I’m from Nebraska, and I also like Randy Rogers.

  6. Jon
    August 20, 2010 at 6:35 pm

    I don’t know about leaving off “Does My Ring Burn Your Finger,” which is a mighty fine song, but I would have loved to see “The Fool” on that Lee Ann Womack song list; it’s a dandy, written by (among others) my buddy Charley Stefl.

  7. luckyoldsun
    August 21, 2010 at 12:05 am

    I’m surprised Adkins would join Toby Keith’s label. They may be friends, but they’re also competitors–They’re both middle-age, tough-guys appealing to the same audience.

    Maybe it will work out fine, but I can forsee trouble when Adkins thinks the label is pushing Toby’s music over his.

  8. Linda
    August 21, 2010 at 1:22 am

    I love that ‘Have you ever seen the rain video.’ Great rendition.

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