Loretta Lynn Postpones Shows; Carolina Chocolate Drops Ready New Album; Brad Paisley Renames Tour

Juli Thanki | January 6th, 2012

  • Lee Brice got engaged to longtime girlfriend Sara Reeveley this week.
  • Give a listen and then download “Girls Are Crazy About Me,” a song on a new album from Don Flemons (Carolina Chocolate Drops) and Boo Hanks.
  • Gregg Allman’s recent Ryman show was a good time, reports Evan Schlansky of American Songwriter. Maybe not for the guy who got stabbed in the face, but for everyone else.
  • Here’s Ryan Adams covering hair-metal band Ratt’s “Round and Round.”
  1. Jon
    January 6, 2012 at 10:14 am

    Geez, that Pistol Annies “Fair & Tender Ladies” doesn’t even make my top 20 favorite versions.

  2. Chickette
    January 6, 2012 at 10:35 am

    I’m sure the Pistol Annies will be devastated to hear taht news.

  3. Saving Country Music
    January 6, 2012 at 11:28 am

    That Waylon Tribute contributor list reads like a spoof. Wow.

  4. Leeann Ward
    January 6, 2012 at 11:46 am

    I’m excited about the Carolina Chocolate Drops album.

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