In the latest installment of The Pickup, country music great, Moe Bandy stopped by The Pickup’s headquarters to talk about his album “Lucky Me” which will be released July 29. The project features The Oak Ridge Boys, Ricky Skaggs and Riders in the Sky.
If you were lucky enough to get a ticket to the completely sold out 2017 Country Music Cruise you can see Bandy perform his new album. Lee Greenwood, Sylvia, Wade Hayes, Johnny Lee and more talk about their favorite memories from previous Country Music Cruises.
John Conlee performed his hit “Walkin’ Behind the Star” on Fox News’s “Fox and Friends.” The song is a tribute to policemen and women. Conlee included families of fallen police officer’s during his performance. You can find “Walkin’ Behind the Star” on John Conlee’s latest album Classics 2. Click here to download.
Headlining this episode of The Pickup is a tribute to Craig Morgan’s son Jerry. The 19-year-old tragically passed away in a tubing accident. In a press release the family asked for prayers as they mourned their loss. Country stars such as Brad Paisley, Martha McBride and Rascal Flatts have taken to social media to share their love and support.
Brett Eldridge and Thomas Rhett will host CMA Music Festival Country’s Night to Rock Wednesday August 3 on ABC. During the ABC special Elle King joins Dierks Bentley for their duet “Different for Girls.” Bentley’s dog Jake, who was featured in his 2011 video for “Am I the Only One,” passed away recently. The singer sharing that he has “lost his best friend.”
Country newcomer Drake White celebrated 7-Eleven’s Free Slurpee Day performing for dozens of kindergarteners at a busy Los Angeles store location.
Springer Mountain Farms is sponsoring a new video series ‘Great Country Moments.’ The series’ first installment features country favorites T.G. Sheppard, Jeannie Seely and Johnny Lee. Click here to view ‘Great Country Moments.’
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