Shania Twain Stars in New TV Series; Willie Nelson and Robert Duvall Show Up for Shaver
- Shania Twain signed up for her own TV series, Why Not? With Shania Twain, which will run on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network.
- The video for Miranda Lambert‘s “The House That Built Me” is now available to the non-paying public.
- Clay Walker and Jewel both have new albums due out on June 8.
- Country California Fake News: John Rich’s House Even Cooler Than You Thought
We’ve all heard about the fully-stocked bar in the elevator, but that’s just the tip of the awesomeness iceberg, according to Mr. Mozart. There are also mini-bars in each of the five bathrooms, another fully-stocked bar in the master bedroom and a wine locker the size of a football field directly underneath the house. In addition to those liquid amenities, Mt. Richmore’s main bar (staffed by two bartenders and six buxom waitresses) also has a bar in its bathroom, and the pool table opens to reveal a beer vault.
- Blake Shelton helped ESPN’s Marty Smith choose theme songs for numerous NASCAR drivers.
- Farce the Music parodied Joe Nichol‘s “Gimme That Girl” with “Gimmie Fat Girl.”
- Doctors discovered and repaired an aortic aneurysm the size of a grapefruit in Hank Cochran before any serious damage was done.
- Interview with Sarah Jarosz.
- Willie Nelson and Robert Duvall showed up to support Billy Joe Shaver today.
Today’s video comes from Canadian Lucky Holloway, who released his album Up the Highway (stream here) earlier this year. (via email)
- Paul W Dennis: Tom T & Dixie Hall are good people and I wish them all the best through this difficult time
- Paul W Dennis: Actually , it is not. We have so thoroughly debased our language that it is no longer possible to praise …
- Leeann Ward: Sheesh, Paul, that's a random/strange dig!
- Jack Williams: After reading that New Yorker article, I canceled my pre-order of the Basement Tapes box set. I love Bob …
- Leeann Ward: Wow! How terrible for Dixie Hall and Tom.
- Ken Morton, Jr.: Another twisted collection of songs to put into the Friday Five Hall of Fame, Juli.
- Arlene: I'd have included "Omie Wise." Doc Watson's is the version I'm familiar with but I think it's been recorded by …
- luckyoldsun: I think the number one country murder ballad is "Frankie and Johnny"--by Jimmie. Also, how about "Delia's Gone" from Harry Belafonte …
- Juli Thanki: Colloquial use of "fantastic" as a synonym for "excellent" dates back to the 1930s. And if it's good enough for …
- Paul W Dennis: I think "Banks of The Ohio", "Miller's Cave" and "It's Nothing to Me" are far creepier than several of the …