I spent most of yesterday sitting in the field behind Unicoi Elementary School in Unicoi, Tenn. The event was the annual Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival. There were lots of strawberries, bands or dance groups on the stage all day, and games for the kids. I was there are a volunteer for our local Relay For [...]Tags: american cancer society, Cancer, Germany, Korea, money, Okla., pediatric cancer patients, persian gulf region, Salad, sq ft facility, team, Tenn., the Persian Gulf, Toby, Toby Keith, Wayne Scott Strawberry
I love being introduced to our newer artists. Again this time, the introduction came from Andrew Griffin at Red Dirt Report. And the artist is Jamie Richards. When I received the review from Andrew, I went to his MySpace page and listened to some of his music. I liked what I heard. But, I’m not [...]Tags: Andrew, Andrew Griffin, Andrew Griffith, Andrew W. Griffin, Andrew W. Griffin Red, country, dirt report, faded blue jeans, honky tonk, Jamie Richards, Luke Bryan, Okla., quot, Randy Travis, red dirt, Sean Patrick McGraw, Shawnee, Sideways, Silver Cross, song, Walt Wilkins
I have always liked Dwight Yoakam. Actually, I’ve always liked country music, and Dwight Yoakam is part of the reason why. I can’t really think about country music without songs like “A Thousand Miles From Nowhere,” “Act Naturally,” and “Little Sister” coming to mind. But these days, Dwight might find himself singing just a little [...]Tags: Canada, churchill down race track, country, Dwight, Dwight Yoakam, Havelock Country, havelock country jamboree, Ky., Louisville, Miles, music, Nashville, Okla., snook texas, tax, Texas, Wash.
I got an email yesterday from Andrew Griffin. Andrew is editor of Red Dirt Report. He sent me his review of Lady Antebellum’s new album “Need You Now.” I love this group, and I thought it would be nice to share his review with you. Andrew includes a link to a review he did of [...]Tags: alan parsons project, album, Andrew, Andrew Griffin, Anna Wilson, Antebellum, Charles Kelley, Dave Haywood, dirt report, Frontier City, frontier city amusement park, Haywood, Hillary Scott, Josh Kear, Kelley, Kelley-Scott-Haywood, Lady, Nashville, Nice, Northeast Tennessee, Okla., Oklahoma City, Review, Scott, song, Tori Amos-esque
I think I now know why people like John Rich decide to buy a bar … and people like me don’t. It could have something to do with the price of the place John is said to have purchased in downtown Nashville. Depending on which report you read, the price of the building is somewhere [...]Tags: bar, Big, Brad, building, dad john, deal, Fla., Joan, John, John Rich, Kansas City, kansas city mo, Kenny, Martin, Mo., Mr. Martin, Nashville, Okla., Orlando, part, Phil, Phil Martin, place, Rich, San Antonio, san antonio rodeo, seaworld orlando, Texas, Tulsa, tulsa convention center