Ralph Stanley’s His Own Favorite Entertainer; ‘All For The Hall’ Benefit; BR549 Not Done

Brody Vercher | October 14th, 2009

  1. Saving Country Music
    October 14, 2009 at 12:28 pm

    The world is a better place with an active BR549. I wish that Chris Scruggs would realize that what he’s doing could fit under the big BR549 umbrella.

    And if only two of Taylor Swifts awards were in the country genre, what were the others in? Oh, pop/rock. And adult/contemporary? But I thought Taylor was making the world feel 15 again?

  2. Stewman
    October 14, 2009 at 1:08 pm

    The Randy Rogers blurb confused me into thinking that Bob Lefsetz said “Randy Rogers thinks he’s the future of country music”. Read it fast.
    I’m dumb.. just dont tell Jon

  3. Steve M.
    October 14, 2009 at 1:20 pm

    I’d be ok with the Randy Rogers Band being the future of country music. But I am not sure if the 15 year old fans of Taylore Swift would agree.

  4. Kelly
    October 14, 2009 at 2:20 pm

    as per usual, Lefsetz misses the mark with his rather incomplete country commentary. I love the Randy Rogers Band and agree with him on their qulaity as a live act. I guess I need to know how he thinks acts like them – even one as brilliantly tight as RRB – who have had little chart success, even with major label support, that he doesnt like enough to buy a CD of is the “future” of country music?

  5. gloria
    October 14, 2009 at 3:02 pm

    If it hadn’t been for Taylor Swift’s backup singers singing their brains out last night you would not have even heard anything when Taylor was on stage. That Love Story song sounded kind of silly on that show to me! I thought for a moment the computer went to the Disney channel by mistake! I’ll never understand her greatness!
    Besides her, the show was GREAT! Oh yeah, did Dierks forget to take his ritalin last night? Wow, he was like a wild man running across that stage.

  6. Lucas
    October 14, 2009 at 4:23 pm

    I like the idea of supporting the hall of fame… now if only we could get the Opry out of the hands of a corporation that loves to cut jobs *sigh*.

  7. Saving Country Music
    October 14, 2009 at 5:10 pm

    This thought just popped into my head: The Hall of Fame should buy The Opry. It’s perfect.

  8. Jon
    October 14, 2009 at 5:25 pm

    Save your breath; that ain’t gonna happen.

  9. Truersound
    October 14, 2009 at 5:34 pm

    About that Guy Clark show. It was pulled cause Dual Tone is planning on releasing it proper at some point. So…..news.

  10. Jake
    October 15, 2009 at 2:55 pm

    The American Music Award nominations may be the most pathetic thing I have ever seen.

  11. Vicki
    October 18, 2009 at 8:11 am

    If the American Music Award nominations are the most pathetic, then all country award shows must be pathetic too.

  12. Dan
    October 18, 2009 at 5:51 pm

    Sounds like Ralph in the article, while he is talented and definitely a bluegrass legend, he lives in the county next to my home county. I’ve met him several times in person, and he’s very cocky and arrogant, so of course his favorite musician is himself.

  13. Jon
    October 18, 2009 at 6:25 pm

    Ralph “very cocky and arrogant?!” I don’t think so.

  14. Leeann Ward
    October 18, 2009 at 6:49 pm

    Oh. No. You didn’t, Dan.

  15. Leeann Ward
    October 18, 2009 at 6:51 pm

    How is he cocky and arrogant? ?Granted, I’ve never met him, but he seemed very down to earth at the show we saw of his.

  16. Dan
    October 18, 2009 at 9:20 pm

    Just so you know, the Dan that made that comment above is different than me who basically only writes about Carrie and Taylor.

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