Watch Lyle Lovett on ‘Austin City Limits’ Tomorrow; Remembering Charlie Louvin; New Site Helps Indie Bluegrass Bands

Brody Vercher | January 28th, 2011

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  1. Matt B
    January 28, 2011 at 11:19 am

    Capitol Nashville has signed Kelleigh Bannen to a record deal too.

  2. Jon G.
    January 28, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    Isn’t the Carolina Chocolate Drops release a four-song EP WITH the band Luminescent Orchestrii, not ‘titled’?

    Editor’s note: You are correct.

  3. Dave D.
    January 28, 2011 at 3:06 pm

    Peter Cooper writes a helluva obituary. As a total coincidence regarding Charlie’s point of thanking those who came before while they’re still around, I got the opportunity to thank Johnny Gimble last night for all the years of listening enjoyment he’s provided.

    For those in central Texas, there’s a memorial to Gary Claxton at Gruene Hall tomorrow afternoon that ought to provide some stellar music and memories.

  4. Rick
    January 28, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    Opry Alert! Tonight’s Opry will feature Brett Eldridge, Del McCoury, Darryl Worley, Ricky Skaggs & T.G. Sheppard. Rating B+. The two Saturday night Opry’s will feature Laura Bell Bundy (hubba hubba), Frankie Ballard, and Josh Thompson. In addition the final half hour segments will be a “Show Dog” showcase featuring Trace Adkins, Carter’s Chord, and Toby Keith! I wonder how much Toby had to bribe Pete Fisher with to pull that off? Hmm…(lol)

    Oh crap, another Robison sibling for Texans to go bonkers over! I always figured two was plenty…

    If only Peter Cooper could write song lyrics as eloquent as his farewell to Charlie Louvin! (jk)

    Chet Flippo didn’t do half bad in writing about Charlie either considering he’s a left wing, ex-”Rolling Stone” magazine, rock and roller type.

    I wish someone would stream that Gary Claxton concert from Gruene Hall! That place needs to get set up like the Loveless Barn is for the excellent quality “Music City Roots” webcasts. Darn.

  5. Kyle
    January 28, 2011 at 11:09 pm

    Random question that I wasn’t sure where else to ask – does anyone know of anywhere I can buy/download/listen to Alan Jackson’s version of “Tequila Sunrise” without physically buying the entire various artists Eagles tribute CD?

    I cannot for the life of me find it anywhere on the internet.

  6. Matt B
    January 29, 2011 at 12:12 am

    Kyle,

    That CD isn’t for sale digitally. But considering that the album is available for 75 cents or so on half.com (plus shipping) it’s not too expensive to buy.

  7. WAYNOE
    January 29, 2011 at 5:51 pm

    “…Oh crap, another Robison sibling for Texans to go bonkers over! I always figured two was plenty…”

    Or too much.

  8. Stormy
    January 29, 2011 at 5:55 pm

    Rick: Charlie’s a Republican.

  9. WAYNOE
    January 29, 2011 at 6:04 pm

    Stormy,

    No wonder he couldn’t stay married to ultra-liberal Emily.

  10. Stormy
    January 29, 2011 at 8:08 pm

    And yet, liberals don’t hold it againt him.

  11. Rick
    January 30, 2011 at 4:45 pm

    Carter’s Chord made their Opry debut last night (Saturday 1/29) and vocally they sound just as good live, or better, than in their recordings! Those sisters can flat out sing like songbirds. They sang their new radio single “A Little Less Comfortable” (see MattB.’s Roughstock review at: http://www.roughstock.com/blog/carter-s-chord-a-little-less-comfortable-single-review ). Its a nicely constructed song and the lyrics are top notch and well suited to soccer moms, but I don’t know if it has enough “zing” to make it on the charts. Hopefully the path recently blazed by Sunny Sweeney will help this song get some radio airplay.

    If Charlie Robison is a Republican, he should have known better than to marry a Ditzy Twit in the first place! Charlie, what were you thinking! (lol)

  12. Kyle
    January 31, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    Thanks Matt. ~$4-5 with shipping seems a little steep for one song, but I suppose it’s my only option!

    Very bizarre to me that in this day and age, there’s nowhere on the entire interwebz to buy, download, stream or even preview a clip of a song that still gets recurrent airplay.

  13. stormy
    January 31, 2011 at 4:28 pm

    Kyle: The cd also has a lovely rendition of What Ever Happened to Satuday Night by Billy Dean and one of Lorrie Morgan’s better covers with Sad Cafe.

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