Ryan Bingham/T Bone Burnet Pick Up Golden Globe Nods; Luke Bryan’s “Do I” Tops Charts

Brody Vercher | December 15th, 2009

  1. Jon
    December 15, 2009 at 11:07 am

    I think a lot of folks here who haven’t yet heard Sarah Siskind would like her music.

    Nice to see Cowan’s Christmas album get some well-deserved props, but there are some truly oddball misstatements embedded in Leftridge’s review – all the stranger for being pretty much gratuitous.

    My buddy Jenee Fleenor, who plays fiddle with Terri Clark, was in the band that backed Tyler Dickerson at the showcase Tom Roland covered, and she’s pretty enthusiastic about him, which is good enough for me. I’m interested in hearing more from him than the two songs on his MySpace page.

  2. Sam G.
    December 15, 2009 at 11:18 am

    An interesting big of news from Radney Foster: ” Radney Foster is off to record “Until It’s Gone” in ‘simlish’ for the new Sims 3 videogame. This is big news at the schoolyard–my kids are mostly just excited that they may get a free copy of the game.”

    Simlish is a made-up language for the digital crack known as The Sims. LeAnn Rimes had one of her songs in The Sims 3 as well. http://www.the9513.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1293

  3. Leeann Ward
    December 15, 2009 at 11:22 am

    I actually like Julie Lee’s album, though more the production and her voice than the lyrics. It includes Vince Gill and Allison Krauss on several tracks.

  4. Jon
    December 15, 2009 at 11:33 am

    I assume you’re talking about Julie’s first album, Lee Ann. What’s not to like?

  5. Rick
    December 15, 2009 at 11:39 am

    I liked the way that Tyler Dickerson turned the tables on the GAC reporter and asked him if he was familiar with Wanda Jackson! (lol) Tyler sounds interesting but I don’t see a pairing with the Lyric Street label as being optimal for his potential as a traditional country oriented artist. Lyric Street has still never released a CD from Sarah Buxton, so if you don’t hit the Top 20 you wind up on a shelf. I wish both Tyler and Sunny Sweeney were on the Vanguard/Sugar Hill label with Joey + Rory where the music comes first and Top 20 radio hits aren’t necessary to get a CD released…

    It was nice to see both The Wrights and Rebecca Lynn Howard on the Top 200 singles list at Country Universe thus far. In fact its just nice to see their names mentioned anywhere these days!!! (lol)

    I appreciate lists from folks who love Texas Red Dirt music, like “The Bird List”, as it makes it easy for me to identify unfamiliar acts I can ignore with relative impunity…

  6. Rick
    December 15, 2009 at 11:44 am

    P.S. – Don’t forget that Jamey Johnson will be performing on Tonight’s Opry show!
    Opry Schedule: http://www.opry.com/TicketsAndInformation/ThisWeek.aspx
    Listen In: http://www.wsmonline.com/
    The fun starts at 7 PM nashville Time~

  7. Leeann Ward
    December 15, 2009 at 11:55 am

    I’m talking about Stillhouse Road. I think some of the lyrics are weak, particularly “Another You”, but others too. I like her voice and the over all sound of the album though.

  8. Truersound
    December 15, 2009 at 12:01 pm

    Rick, I’m not entirely sure what “red dirt” music is anyway, but looking at the bird list, it appears the only thing close in the top 20 would be Ryan Bingham and possibly Corb Lund. I never was much on labels so I’m not sure who the kiddies are calling what nowadays. All I know is if it sounds good I like it, but if you want to ignore good music, more power to you.

  9. Jon
    December 15, 2009 at 1:25 pm

    Hmm, I remember liking Stillhouse Road pretty well. I’ll have to dig it out sometime and give another listen.

  10. Filipino Kid
    December 15, 2009 at 2:45 pm

    @ Truer: I think Red Dirt is more of the name of a scene rather than a musical genre. Mike McClure and Jason Boland are considered Red Dirt but their music are far from each other.

    In my understanding, Red Dirt is what they call the country/roots rock/folk scene in Oklahoma. This is just based on my observation though…

  11. Johnny Paycheck
    December 15, 2009 at 3:56 pm

    That song “Do I” is one of the most irritating songs I’ve heard this past year. Which makes sense that it would be one of the most overplayed and reach #1, seems like the worse a song is, the quicker/longer it reaches the top and stays there. Someone should make a list of the most irritating, brain-frying, nauseating songs to reach #1 of the past year.

  12. Rick
    December 15, 2009 at 7:42 pm

    Johnny Paycheck said: “Someone should make a list of the most irritating, brain-frying, nauseating songs to reach #1 of the past year.”

    Oh hell, Johnny that’s too easy! Its “ALL OF THEM”! (lol)

  13. Sheep
    December 15, 2009 at 9:14 pm

    There were some reather weak #1 songs this year, but there were still a few that I loved. Look at Wikipedia’s “2009 in country music…” April 18 through August 22 are all thumbs down singles. The end of the year showed some better ones, though, like “Need You Now,” “Toes,” “Getting You Home,” and “Only You Can Love Me This Way.”

  14. Anna K
    December 16, 2009 at 9:46 am

    The Country Universe top 200 singles of the decade list is down right embarrassing… I’m struggling with the choice to continue reading it! Cringe inducing!

  15. Thomas
    December 16, 2009 at 10:08 am

    …ok, and filing your complaint at the 9513 would serve what…?

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