Mean Old Man Jerry Lee Lewis; New Releases; Asleep At the Wheel vs. Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

Brody Vercher | August 25th, 2009

  1. Kelly
    August 25, 2009 at 11:06 am

    that AA Bondy album is beautiful. it hasnt left my car’s stereo in days.

  2. Brady Vercher
    August 25, 2009 at 11:57 am

    That Q&A with Ray Benson was entertaining. I haven’t delved into Jazz much, but Benson mentions Kat Edmonson, who I had the fortune of seeing a couple years ago and she’s pretty dang good. His description of Nashville is nice and concise as well.

  3. Juli
    August 25, 2009 at 12:04 pm

    I’m really looking forward to the upcoming Jerry Lee Lewis album…looks like I’ll just have to reread Hellfire to pass the time.

  4. Sam G.
    August 25, 2009 at 1:04 pm

    “Despite being a son of Texas, Pat Green was honored last Friday when the governor of Illinois declared the day Pat Green Day.”

    In an unrelated note, Pat Green made a substantial donation to Gov. Pat Quinn’s reelection campaign fund.

    Thanks for the A.A. Bondy note. Can’t wait to hear the new songs.

  5. Truersound
    August 25, 2009 at 2:42 pm

    Makes me wonder what Steve Earle actually did on HIS first day of prison?

  6. Rick
    August 25, 2009 at 2:43 pm

    I wasn’t expecting Ray Benson to give a shout out to Big Sandy, but I’m glad he did. That was a nice interview to be sure.

    Trailer’s relative size charts sre impressive, but I don’t get the references to “Carrie Underwood Kool Aid” and “Billy Currington’s manscaping”? Hmm….

    I went to the Caroline Herring link and must say I prefer the song “Paper Gown” to “Tales of the Islander” by quite a margin. They are both fine songs though. Thanks for the link.

  7. Rick
    August 25, 2009 at 5:17 pm

    Opry Alert! Tonight’s artists will include Darius Rucker, Gene Watson, Danielle Peck, Aaron Tippin (just for Jim Malec!), Craig Morgan, Connie Smith, and Jesse McReynolds and the Virginia Boys (& Girl!), and some short, old guy as well…(lol)

    Tuesday Night Opry’s give each artist a full 15 minutes and are more enjoyable than the Friday and Saturday night versions (also because they feature fewer Opry Legends).

    Link: http://www.opry.com/TicketsAndInformation/ThisWeek.aspx

    Listen: http://www.wsmonline.com/

    The show starts at 7 PM Nashville time! I’m excited! (lol)

  8. Leeann Ward
    August 25, 2009 at 6:32 pm

    Apparently, Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will be co-hosting the CMAs again this year. I love Brad, but I hope he can loosen up this time around. I know he can be more natural than he was on the show, judging by other speaking events that I’ve watched of his.

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