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Brody Vercher | March 23rd, 2010

  1. Jo Jo
    March 23, 2010 at 11:57 am

    Why not post a positive review of Carrie Underwood’s concert? There are plenty out there. Or post both. Show both sides. Be objective.

  2. Steve M.
    March 23, 2010 at 12:10 pm

    No one offered an editorial-they merely offered a link to a published review.

  3. Jo Jo
    March 23, 2010 at 12:15 pm

    That’s what I meant. Why not post a link to a positive review one too? It just seems like this site jumps at any opportunity to post negative things about Carrie.

  4. Stormy
    March 23, 2010 at 12:25 pm

    Jojo: Why not start your own site or blog where you get to control the content?

  5. Steve M.
    March 23, 2010 at 12:26 pm

    Because maybe no other newspaper covered the concert? In an era of shrinking newsrooms, a concert might not be the top priority.

  6. Brody Vercher
    March 23, 2010 at 12:29 pm

    Out of the hundreds of sites I subscribe to, The Boston Globe was the only one I saw that published a review of that Carrie Underwood show. It might be slightly possible I don’t follow every site on the entire web and missed the positive reviews, but you’re always welcome to post your own links in the comments to make up for my lack of objectivity.

  7. TexasVet
    March 23, 2010 at 12:47 pm

    Review: Underwood soars above DCU crowd
    By Craig S. Semon TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF

    http://www.telegram.com/article/20100322/NEWS/100329961/1011

  8. Rick
    March 23, 2010 at 12:48 pm

    See, I’m not the only person that thinks Carrie’s talent is vastly over-rated.

    Thanks for the heads up on The Marshall Ford Swing Band. I’ll have to track down a copy of that CD as it sounds like my cup of Texas tea! (Not the Jed Clampett variety though.)

    Randy Goodman is a very common sense leaning kind of guy for a label head. Terrestial Top 40 mainstream country radio is where vast numbers of airheaded listeners hear the music they will purchase. All other forms of marketing approaches combined are a drop in the proverbial bucket compared to Top 40 country radio, and that’s a pity.

    Hey, how about an Elizabeth Cook “Welder” give away contest! I’d like to hear it, but don’t want to pay for it based on “El Camino” and “heroin Addict Sister”. Blah.

    PS – Did any of you catch the “Star Wars bar scene” today when Odumbo and the Congressional Demoncraps signed away America’s legacy as a Constitutional Republic? Their evil glee was truly demonic and utterly pathetic. Its really too bad a “micro-burst” wind shear event didn’t hit that stage like it did at that Canadian music festival last summer…

  9. TexasVet
    March 23, 2010 at 12:51 pm

    Carrie Underwood goes above, beyond
    By Lauren Carter / Review
    Boston Herald.com

    http://www.bostonherald.com/entertainment/music/general/view.bg?articleid=1241655

  10. nm
    March 23, 2010 at 1:26 pm

    Rick, you do know the difference between disliking policies pursued by representatives elected by the majority of your voting fellow-citizens and wishing harm on those elected representatives, don’t you? I don’t like you injecting your politics in places where they are completely irrelevant, but I live with it without complaint to the moderators. But I hope they’ll consider removing your recent comment; I think it has crossed a line.

  11. Jo Jo
    March 23, 2010 at 1:54 pm

    Thanks TEXASVET for the links!!

  12. Rick
    March 23, 2010 at 6:27 pm

    Opry Alert! The good news is tonight’s Opry will feature Trace Adkins and Joey+Rory! The bad news is it will also feature Luke Bryan and Gloriana. I guess this is kind of like a musical karma balancing act! (lol)

    Schedule: http://www.opry.com/shows/ThisWeek.html

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

    PS – If you don’t have these two links “bookmarked” in your web browser, shame on you!

  13. badrockandroll
    March 23, 2010 at 7:38 pm

    Poor Brody, you just can’t win. The original review wasn’t even that negative! Perhaps if this site just ignores that particular artist, there will be more informed, rational and objective comments, and way less pussyfooting in articles. I thought Jim’s review was horrifically cautious, well beyond balanced and into timid. Not the sort of review I have learned to love from this site, but then again the selective vitriol that came out in the comments was well off the ridicu-meter too. Not what I want from this site (want more Corbreports! want more interviews! want more reviews of non-radio stuff! want more forgotten artists!) Hang in there – I still hit the site several times a day, so imo you all are doing something more than right. Cheers!

  14. Jo Jo
    March 23, 2010 at 10:34 pm

    I realize the review isn’t completely negative. But in he news here, it is introduced as someone being “less than impressed.” Therefore, if you don’t open the review, you just assume it is a negative review. This is common for Carrie on this site imo. I have never read someone was “very impressed” with a Carrie concert or album.
    Same thing happened when Play On was released. This site posted a couple links to negative reviews rather than positive reviews.

  15. Josh
    March 23, 2010 at 11:17 pm

    This is not POLITICAL blog on politics…Richard should have the name “nixon” on his ass tattooed for being a douche-bag. Quit harping Obama and walk along with pride and honor for a change. Geez…

  16. Dan E
    March 24, 2010 at 2:24 am

    Carrie Underwood is great. She’s got a great live voice and I’m sure her concert was beyond exceptional. I can’t wait for her to come back on American Idol this year (maybe Idol Gives Back). She would sure liven up the stage and show a few of these contestants how it’s done.
    I don’t get too bothered when there are negative opinions about Carrie (although I definitely step in to defend her). But, I always realize that for every negative post, there will be a positive one. There are way more positives than negatives anyway, and that makes me smile.

  17. badrockandroll
    March 24, 2010 at 5:45 am

    Exhibits A & B filed like clockwork!

  18. karen
    March 24, 2010 at 6:48 am

    That article wasn’t all negative.. and there were two other local papers that gave her great reviews..

    stop hating.

  19. Stormy
    March 24, 2010 at 7:55 am

    Dan: The last time Carrie was on American Idol they had to bring George Micheal on later to show how the song should have been sung.

  20. Thomas
    March 24, 2010 at 8:23 am

    …that’s rather a compliment, stormy. there are not that many vocalists of his quality out there.

  21. Dan E
    March 24, 2010 at 9:17 am

    Carrie was much better Stormy.

  22. Jo Jo
    March 24, 2010 at 1:47 pm

    And sorry Brody for the “Be objective” comment. It wasn’t directed at you personally. More so toward the site as a whole. Looking back at that comment, it seems that it comes across kind of rude.

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