New Rosanne Cash Album Was Inspired By Father’s List

Brody Vercher | April 8th, 2009

  1. Leeann
    April 8, 2009 at 11:51 am

    Gilbert said: “As a writer and editor, I’ve wrestled for hours on the phrasing of news stories that had a clear potential for controversy. You seldom get any irate response on those. It’s always the routine stories that surprise you when they come back to bite you in the ass. This was a routine story for Cooper and, in retrospect, he probably wishes he’d handled the story differently. But those occasional regrets are just part of working for a daily newspaper.”

    Gilbert helped answer my question of what fellow, experienced press people would think of the situation. I suspect most experienced journalists, especially entertainment journalists, have done similar things, but just haven’t had someone publicly confront them as a result. When I think about it more, I’m inclined to lean toward what Barry M said about all of this on a previous thread and it seems that Gilbert does as well, as he points to Rolling Stone more than Cooper.

  2. Drew
    April 8, 2009 at 2:49 pm

    Another piece of news for the day… George Strait hits #1 on the charts this week, his 57th numer one single.

  3. JD
    April 8, 2009 at 3:30 pm

    Glad to see River of Love do so well. Didn’t think they’d release it as a single. Maybe they’ll shock me twice in a row and go with “Make Her Fall in Love With Me Song” next….

  4. J.R. Journey
    April 8, 2009 at 5:08 pm

    I’m really happy to hear new music from Rosanne Cash is on its way. I’ve always been fascinated with that list she talks about – I would just like to know what songs Johnny Cash considers essential country songs. I guess we’ll have to settle for 15 out of the 100 for now.

  5. Rick
    April 8, 2009 at 5:08 pm

    I think Toby Keith needs to attend some sessions to deal with anger management. I wonder if Jack Nicholson is currently available? Hmmm…

    How bizarre that the world’s biggest free week long country music festival would be held in Detroit, America’s largest third world city. On the other hand the way things are going for GM and Chrysler, it looks like a lot of locals may soon have a lot of free time on their hands.

    Brody, is that link to “Ilegal Alien Refugee” just for me? How thoughtful of you. Now all I need is a link to Iris DeMent’s “Wasteland of the Free”! Thanks! (lol)

    It’s good to see Wayne Hancock back in action. I wonder how his new music will fare on the Texas Regional charts? Oh well…

  6. Steve Harvey
    April 8, 2009 at 7:42 pm

    I really can’t take Keith seriously while he’s wearing that hat…

  7. Stephen H.
    April 9, 2009 at 12:15 am

    As Chris Rock once said, giving advice to our nation’s youth in his parody of “Always Wear Sunscreen”: “Take off that silly-ass hat.”

  8. Leeann
    April 9, 2009 at 6:56 am

    Wait, was that Chris Rock?

  9. J.R. Journey
    April 9, 2009 at 9:29 am

    According to wikipedia, several people recorded parodies to the ‘Alway Wear Sunscreen’ track – I didn’t know that.

    I do know Chris Rock’s parody was actually called ‘No Sex (in the Champagne Room)’. That song and video were huge when I was in high school.

  10. Chris N.
    April 9, 2009 at 9:48 am

    I can confirm that attribution.

    “Cornbread! Ain’t nothin’ wrong with that.”

  11. Matt B
    April 9, 2009 at 10:33 am

    Toby Keith could’ve been a lot more ‘harsh’ to Peter Cooper than that.

  12. Leeann
    April 9, 2009 at 12:51 pm

    Matt,
    Sure, he’s Toby….

  13. Craig R.
    April 10, 2009 at 10:43 am

    I am sorry this post is late. I watched the Toby Keith video and I read all the stuff about what happened. I agree that Peter Cooper should have checked with all three parties before printing his story, maybe even called Norah Jones- since she was there. But Keith comes off a bully and a boy. That hat – well let’s just say I can’t see Willie, Waylon, or Kris wearing that hat. Being an outlaw doesn’t stop you from being a gentleman. Especially when on camera, where young boys and men, who like your music, may see you acting like a child, cussing like a sailor, and wearing an image that is so made up that it makes anything you say sound false and hollow.

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