Reba Bookends 2010 with No. 1 Singles; Eddie Montgomery Recovering After Successful Surgery

Brody Vercher | December 22nd, 2010

  1. Jon
    December 22, 2010 at 12:16 pm

    Nice to see Pop Matters give a shout-out to the Grascals (though it’s Terry Eldredge, not Jamie Johnson, who’s singing lead on “My Old Friend The Blues”), but in the patting-myself-on-the-back department, it’s even nicer to see an album I’ve got two co-writes on make the top of their list ;-).

  2. Jon
    December 22, 2010 at 12:19 pm

    And by the way, while that’s a nice little piece of Craig’s with Shawn Camp, it’s kind of a follow-up to a meatier piece that I don’t remember making an appearance in Brody’s roundups. My apologies to Brody if I’m wrong about that, but in case I’m not, here’s the link to Craig’s excellent piece on writing, co-writing and pitching here in Music City:

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2010/12/20/132113252/nashvilles-country-music-hits-a-lot-of-cooks-in-the-kitchen

  3. Occasional Hope
    December 22, 2010 at 1:16 pm

    I think Brody linked to the earlier Craig Havighurst piece in yesterday’s roundup.

  4. Stewman
    December 22, 2010 at 2:23 pm

    While the Colt Ford video IS available, lets hope someone makes an executive decision at CMT.

  5. Rick
    December 22, 2010 at 10:01 pm

    Does Julianne Fluff really think her video was pulled by CMT for being “too sexy”? This is a Viacom/MTV station we are talking about! Crikey! Also, isn’t this the same video that debuted month’s ago where she is dancing around the high rise apartment in her underwear, or is this different? Hmm…

    I like where Shawn Camp says: “And it wears you out mentally to try to write that (same stuff) all the time, and it makes you stale and makes you boring.” Wow, talk about distilling the essence of Top 40 AirHead Country Radio into a few simple words.

    Kate and Kacey fans my like to know the sisters just released their first full length album titled “Crossroad”. Its available as a download or a CD at the following website:

    http://www.richardsandsouthern.com/store/kate-kacey-coppola-c-162.html

    Fortunately their personal rant at Naomi Judd is missing from this album, unlike their EP…

  6. Drew
    December 23, 2010 at 12:47 am

    Wow, I haven’t been following the charts lately, but for that Reba single to be a #1… that’s just sickening. Worst song of her career.

  7. scott
    December 23, 2010 at 2:27 pm

    Reba is is amazing, you can’t beat the Queen of Country. There is only four solo female artist this year to get a number one hit that I know of and Reba is one of them. Carrie, Miranda, and Taylor are all in their 20’s and Reba is 55. Reba will continue to rack up number one hits for years to come.

  8. Jake
    December 25, 2010 at 8:51 pm

    I don’t recall taylor having a #1 this year. Fearless barely cracked top ten and mine stalked at#2 on billboard anyways

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