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  • Friends in Safe Spaces

    03/18/2017 4:48:03 AM PDT · by outofsalt · 3 replies
    youtube ^ | 3/8/17 | Steve "Mudflap" McGrew & Chad Prather
    A great remake of a Garth Brooks classic.
  • Garth Brooks finally explains why he turned down Trump inauguration gig

    01/18/2017 4:07:29 AM PST · by foreverfree · 79 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/17/17 | Fox News
    President-elect Donald Trump still has a friend in Garth Brooks despite the country singer turning down the opportunity to sing at his inauguration. Brooks explained he's all about "People Loving People" and is "praying" for Trump but due to a scheduling conflict, he ultimately had to turn down performing on January 20.
  • Garth Brooks Explains Why Heís Not Performing at Donald Trumpís Inauguration

    01/18/2017 8:17:28 AM PST · by Fido969 · 85 replies
    MSN ^ | Today | MSN
    After initially indicating that heíd be open to the idea of performing at Donald Trumpís upcoming inauguration ceremony this week, Garth Brooks is now explaining why he wonít be on hand for the swearing in of the 45th President of the United States.
  • Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down, and more to perform for Trump's inauguration concert

    01/13/2017 9:47:21 AM PST · by monkapotamus · 44 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | January 13, 2017 | Danielle Jackson
    President-elect Donald Trumpís inauguration has landed a few additional performers: Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down, Lee Greenwood, Jennifer Holliday, The Piano Guys, and the Frontmen of Country will all play a headlining concert on Jan. 19 at the Lincoln Memorial, Trumpís inaugural committee announced on Friday. Actor Jon Voight will also make an appearance. ďPresident-elect Trump has made it clear that this inaugural is of, by, and for the American people. The 58th Inaugural will celebrate American history and heritage, while setting the course to a brighter and bolder future for all Americans,Ē Tom Barrack, the chairman of the Presidential...
  • Trump Inauguration Gala Books Big & Rich (ESPN College Football Theme 'Coming to Your City')

    01/04/2017 2:35:23 PM PST · by drewh · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/03/17 06:41 PM EST | By Rebecca Savransky
    The country music band Big & Rich will headline an inaugural gala this month for President-elect Donald Trump Republican Party of New York and Great Alliance America announced Tuesday that the country band would perform at the event. "We're thrilled to be performing in our nation's capital during this historic moment in time," John Rich, of Big & Rich, said in a statement, according to The Washington Examiner. "A presidential inauguration is a uniquely American event, so we are honored to be a part of it and hope to help make it a memorable event." Rich won season 11 of...
  • Garth Brooks says he would sing at Donald Trump's inauguration

    12/01/2016 5:47:02 PM PST · by workerbee · 34 replies
    Fox ^ | 12/1/16
    Garth Brooks said he would sing at Donald Trump's inauguration. The only problem? He hasn't been asked yet. "I haven't been asked yet," Brooks told TMZ. "[But] it's always about serving. It's what you do."
  • Why People Lost Their Minds When A Brooklyn Store Played ĎSweet Home Alabamaí

    11/23/2016 9:28:12 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 105 replies
    Three days after the election, my wife and I were shopping at the Fairway Market in Red Hook, Brooklyn. For those unfamiliar with it, Fairway is a less corporate, more co-op version of Whole Foods, offering pretty produce and exotic cheeses that donít come cheap. The mood in the store was glum. As in most of Brooklyn, people stared ahead, moving slowly, still in shock from the political earthquake of Tuesday night. After getting our Brazilian Arabica ground for drip (I know, I should really use a French Press), Libby and I walked towards the organic maple syrup. Thatís when...
  • Patriotic Legends Join Trump On Stage in Victory Concert to Make America Great Again

    11/15/2016 8:00:45 PM PST · by poconopundit · 7 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 11/15/2016 | PoconoPundit
    In honor of Donald Trump's great victory, some patriotic singers invited Trump to the big virtual YouTube stage to honor him and the nation's rebirth in freedom and the pending defeat of Washington's corrupt elite. Joining Trump on stage were the legends: Lee Greenwood, Johnny Cash, Carrie Underwood, and British actress Ivana Wall (Milo Yiannopolous). The 25,000 Deplorables went nuts when Trump joined the legends on the stage as everyone in the arena joined Lee Greenwood in the singing of God Bless the USA. A grand time was had by all....The 25,000 Deplorables went nuts when Trump joined the legends...
  • Holly Dunn Dead at 59

    11/15/2016 7:03:20 AM PST · by OttawaFreeper · 11 replies
    The Boot ^ | November 15 2016 | Angela Stefano
    Holly Dunn, a well-known voice in country music in the 1980s and í90s, has died following a battle with a rare, very aggressive type of ovarian cancer. She was 59 years old. Nashville TV station WSMV reported the news of Dunnís death around 7:30AM ET on Tuesday (Nov. 15), noting that Dunn had passed away in the early morning hours. According to the news outlet, funeral arrangements have yet to be announced. Born on Aug. 22, 1957, Holly Suzette Dunn ó the sister of Nashville songwriter Chris Waters ó performed in bands during high school and college, then moved to...
  • Chinese Firm Acquires Rights To Golden Globes, Country Music Awards

    11/04/2016 1:47:38 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 22 replies
    cbs2la ^ | November 4, 2016 10:49 AM
    One of Hollywoodís most prestigious awards shows will soon have a Chinese owner. Under a deal announced Friday, Dalian Wanda Group will buy Santa Monica-based Dick Clark Productions for about $1 billion, giving it broadcasting rights to the Golden Globe Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards and the New Yearís Eve countdown in New York. The acquisition is the latest effort by Dalian Wanda to expand its entertainment footprint after the firm bought the AMC Entertainment theater chain for $2.6 billion in 2012 and took over Legendary Entertainment this year in a deal valued at $3.5 billion dollars.
  • Beyonce gives the Dixie Chicks some superstar help at the CMA Awards [Shark Jumped]

    11/03/2016 5:48:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 53 replies
    LA TIMES ^ | 11/3/16 | Mikael Wood
    Live from the country-music capital of the world, itís Ö Beyoncť? That was the case during Wednesday nightís Country Music Assn. Awards, where the pop superstar dropped by to perform her song ďDaddy LessonsĒ with the Dixie Chicks.
  • Hee Haw You Met Another And Pifft You Were Gone

    10/05/2016 6:34:40 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    theoldman youtube ^ | Published on Sep 17, 2016 | theoldman
    Hee Haw You Met Another And Pifft You Were Gone
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2016

    09/30/2016 9:41:01 AM PDT · by GSWarrior · 10 replies
    This weekend will be spent listening to fantastic musicians in an outdoor setting. And it's all free. Today's agenda includes folk rocking sisters SHEL from Colorado, singer/songwriter Valerie June, Dry Branch Fire Squad, others. For Saturday and Sunday Kris Kristofferson, the Mekons, Vince Gill and the Time Jumpers, Wynonna, John Doe, Hayes Carll all look like good choices. So much to choose from. 2016 Festival Schedule here
  • Breaking SAD NEWS: Country music legend Jean Shepard dies; was Grand Ole Opry staple (NASHVILLE)

    09/26/2016 6:05:20 AM PDT · by GailA · 21 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | 9/26/16 | AP
    NASHVILLE ó Jean Shepard, ďthe grand lady of the Grand Ole OpryĒ who had a long recording career as an influential female in country music, died Sunday, according to an Opry spokeswoman. Shepard was 82. Spokeswoman Jessie Schmidt said in a news release that Shepard had entered hospice care last week and died in Nashville. ďThe Opry family is truly saddened by the news of Jeanís passing,Ē Opry vice-president and general manager Pete Fisher said in the statement. ďAlthough we will miss Jeanís presence on the Opry stage, she has left us the wonderful gift of her music which will...
  • George Jones "The Cold Hard Truth"

    09/25/2016 9:45:42 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 21 replies ^ | January 25, 2009 | Lorraine Billows
    I saw George Jones in concert three times. He always put on a great show. My brother tried to go see him in Charleston once and he never showed. That was in his "No show Jones" days. He still has the ticket and wouldn't get rid of it for anything. After that his wife started calling George a drunk and my brother would let her know real fast that he was the greatest country singer that ever lived and he could drink as damn much as he felt like drinking. I'm going to see my brother in a couple days...
  • Vanity: Our favorite performances from the Gong Show

    09/17/2016 5:56:32 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 27 replies
    We at and the new England Alliance for liberty and Free markets noticed that there have been a lot of uploads of episodes and sketches from The Gong Show. YES! Everyone's favorite reality show from 1978 and 1977 from before anyone heard of Simon Cowell, before American Idol, before there was America's got Talent, there was THE GONG SHOW! Here now is our favorite sketches. The best we saved for last! 1. Billy and the Billetes 2. RICK CUTLER (MAMA WONT LET ME ON THE GONG SHOW) 3. Michael foster Rivera (MAGICIAN WITH THE PET CHICKEN) 4. FRED TYSON...
  • Charlie Daniels on 9/11: Has America Learned Its Lesson?

    09/12/2016 9:32:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 7 replies ^ | 9/12/2016 | Charlie Daniels
    Will America have to suffer an even more catastrophic attack: nuclear, chemical or biological before we finally batten down the hatches, pull out all the stops and do whatever it takes to truly keep this nation safe? We know ISIS and the other radical Islamic crazies constantly attempt to insert operatives into America. In spite of this, our president wants to allow thousands of refugees into America, which we have already been told by ISIS will contain terrorists, and he even refuses to properly identify our blood enemy. Have we learned our lesson? Some of us have. But apparently, some...
  • Portland Public Schools 'rap music' ban sparks allegations of racism

    08/26/2016 6:23:23 AM PDT · by suthener · 28 replies
    The Oregonian/OregonLive ^ | August 24, 2016 | Bethany Barnes
    Portland Public Schools officials are rethinking a district ban on rap music on buses after allegations of racism. The district had banished hip-hop from its buses, deeming the genre "inappropriate." Teri Brady, senior director of transportation at Portland Public Schools, sent a directive to bus drivers in March forbidding "religious, rap music, or talk show programs." The memo included a list of acceptable stations, broken down into three genres: pop, country and jazz. Parent Colleen Ryan-Onken obtained a copy and it circulated in August among outraged parents, prompting the district to walk back the directive in statements released Wednesday.
  • Birthday present: Hillary teases Bill by dressing as Dolly Parton

    08/21/2016 9:44:01 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 117 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | August 19, 2016 | Paul Bedard
    Hillary Rodham Clinton, who once insulted country star Tammy Wynette in defending her husband against adultery charges, has released a photo of her dressed as Dolly Parton in a birthday fundraiser for her hubby, who turns 70. "We make a really big deal of birthdays in my family - back when we were in the White House, Bill loved to surprise me with theme parties. There was the year he dressed up as James Madison (tights and all), and I'll never forget the time we did a Dolly Parton party - you have to see it to believe it,"...
  • Taylor Swift Donates $1M for Louisiana Flood Relief

    08/17/2016 4:03:12 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 17,2016 | JOHN BINDER
    BATON ROUGE, LA. Ė Crossover pop icon Taylor Swift has donated $1 million to help Louisiana flooding victims, who have been suffering from Hurricane Katrina-like flooding in the stateís capital of Baton Rouge and neighboring parishes. ďWe began The 1989 World Tour in Louisiana, and the wonderful fans there made us feel completely at home,Ē Swift told CNN in a statement. ďThe fact that so many people in Louisiana have been forced out of their own homes this week is heartbreaking. I encourage those who can to help out and send your love and prayers their way during this devastating...
  • Ronnie Milsap taken to hospital before GA concert

    07/15/2016 8:10:39 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 18 replies ^ | 7/15/16 | Jimmy Carter
    Country Music Hall of Famer Ronnie Milsap was taken to a south Georgia hospital before a concert Friday night. The 73-year-old singer was supposed to perform a concert, but there was some type of medical emergency before he went on stage. Milsap left the venue in an ambulance headed to a local hospital. There is no word on Milsapís condition. Some of Milsapís biggest hits include Smoky Mountain Rain, Thereís No Gettiní Over Me and What a Difference Youíve Made in My Life. Stay with Channel 4 and for updates on this story.
  • 3 Arrested in Beating of NASCAR Veteran Mike Wallace, Daughter After Concert

    06/20/2016 7:48:55 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 31 replies
    ktla ^ | 06/20/2106
    Three men have been arrested for allegedly attacking and beating NASCAR veteran Mike Wallace and his daughter after a North Carolina concert. ... Kenny Wallace posted images of the alleged incident to social media. One photo shows his brother badly beaten and another shows the victimís daughter on a stretcher. ďMy brother Mike laid on the ground Ďknocked outí and it was NOT even a fight and 3 men kept kicking my Ďknocked outí brother in the face,Ē Kenny Wallace posted, in part, on his official Facebook page (Warning: Graphic images). ďThink about it? .. My brother was knocked out...
  • Dolly Parton Ė ďJoleneĒ 1973 (video)

    06/13/2016 9:11:31 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6/13/2016 | Staff
    Hope you enjoy. ĒJoleneĒ
  • Dixie Chicks Perform with Background Portraying Donald Trump as the Devil

    06/04/2016 10:07:15 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 41 replies ^ | 4 Jun 2016 | Jerome Hudson
    The Dixie Chicks kicked off their DCX MMXVI World Tour Friday in Cincinnati by performing in front of a massive backdrop showing Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump with devil horns on his head and a satanic mustache and goatee. Last nightís politically-charged performance wasnít the first time the Texas-based country music band used their celebrity status to take shots at a major Republican party leader. During a performance in London in 2003, Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines told the crowd that she was ďashamed the president of the United States is from Texas.Ē Mainesí attack on President George...
  • The Dixie Chicks Mock Donald Trump in Concert with a Devil-Horned Photo

    06/04/2016 6:21:10 PM PDT · by VideoDoctor · 80 replies
    People Magazine ^ | 6-04-16 | By Dave Quinn
    The Dixie Chicks are at it again. Thirteen years after a public comment against then-president George. W. Bush lead to a backlash from country fans and nearly destroyed their career, the superstar trio are again getting political. Their target this time? Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
  • What happened to country singer Bobbie Gentry?

    06/03/2016 2:22:48 PM PDT · by PROCON · 74 replies ^ | June 3, 2016 | BILLY WATKINS
    Music fans know the importance of Friday. "It was the 3rd of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day." That is the opening line of one of music's most discussed, examined and appreciated songs ó "Ode to Billie Joe," written and performed by Bobbie Gentry, who was born in Mississippi's Chickasaw County. When her parents divorced and her mother left for California, Gentry moved in with her grandparents in Leflore County, near Greenwood. "Ode to Billie Joe" was selected by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 500 songs of all time. It went to No. 1 on the...
  • Toby Keith ~ "American Soldier"

    05/28/2016 6:58:39 PM PDT · by PROCON · 17 replies
    May 28, 2016 | Vanity
    An old song, but Toby Keith does a good job honoring the American Soldier, (This means Marines, Sailors, Airmen and Coast Guardsmen too!)
  • ABC cancels country music drama 'Nashville' after 4 seasons

    05/13/2016 6:15:44 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 19 replies
    WCVB.COM ^ | 12 MAY 2016 | WCVB.COM
    NASHVILLE óABC said it's canceling the country music drama series "Nashville" after four seasons. The network's decision Thursday drew an immediate lament from the city of Nashville's mayor, Megan Barry.
  • Woman says she was booted from Garth Brooks concert for using men's bathroom

    05/11/2016 8:20:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 70 replies
    Fox ^ | May 11, 2016
    A North Dakota woman said Monday she was kicked out of a Garth Brooks concert before the show started for using the menís bathroom. Samantha Bergh told Valley News Live that her husband took her to go see the country music superstar as a Motherís Day gift. The concert in Fargo was attended by thousands of fans wanting to see Brooks. ďRight before Garth Brooks was to start we went to the bathroom. The womenís line was a good 100 people long,Ē Bergh told Valley News Live. ďIt was insanely long and there was no wait for the menís so...
  • Jeb Bushís clock, Tim McGrawís guitar: Among the $7,000 in gifts to Gov. Larry Hogan

    05/04/2016 12:00:02 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has received more than $7,000 worth of gifts since he took office in January 2015, mostly modest trinkets and items from well-wishers after the governor made his cancer diagnosis public. The gifts range from a $1 Livestrong bracelet to a $500 membership at Baltimoreís posh members-only Center Club, according to a filing with the State Ethics Commission. Hogan even reported two rosaries blessed at the Vatican, given to him and his wife by Pope Francis in Washington. The disclosure also shows the outpouring of support for the governor after he announced in June that he...
  • Merle Haggard Dead at 79

    04/06/2016 11:23:42 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 111 replies
    Taste of Country ^ | 4/6/16 | Sterling Whitaker
    Merle Haggard has died after a series of recent health struggles. The legendary singer passed away on April 6, 2016, which was also his 79th birthday. Haggard canceled tour dates in December of 2015 after he checked into a hospital and learned he had double pneumonia.
  • Charlie Daniels To Be Inducted Into Country Music Hall of Fame

    03/29/2016 12:22:51 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    CNSNews ^ | March 29, 2016 | Michael W. Chapman
    ( -- The Country Music Association (CMA) announced today that the legendary Charlie Daniels will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame later this year, along with fellow inductees Fred Foster and Randy Travis. Charlie Daniels, who started his professional music career in 1954, is being inducted into the Veteran's Era category, according to the CMA. The event will take place at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in the CMA Theater in Nashville, Tenn. During the Medallion Ceremony, "friends and colleagues pay tribute to each inductee through words and song," said the CMA. Also, "bronze...
  • Lesbian Professor Cold-Cocked HER OWN FACE Then Swore Random Guy Beat Her Up At Toby Keith Concert

    03/12/2016 9:28:36 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 64 replies
    A gay Central Michigan University professor has pleaded guilty for falsely claiming that a random guy at a Toby Keith concert called her a ďcross-dressing fag,Ē punched her in the face and spat on her. Advertisement The professor, Mari Poindexter, had alleged that the man approached her at the Aug. 19 concert at the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant, Mich., reports The Morning Sun, a local newspaper. Advertisement The man began hurling a rich tapestry of obscene slurs at Poindexter, she told police. Advertisement Later that night, the professor said, the same man ambushed her in the...
  • This is too darn SAD: Joey Feek asleep for days

    03/01/2016 12:00:44 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | Mar. 01, 2016
    Damn Screen is getting all BLURRY! Husband Rory says wife said last goodbyes, body shutting down
  • Sonny James, country hitmaker of ‚ÄėYoung Love,‚Äô dies at 87

    02/23/2016 10:05:54 PM PST · by BeadCounter · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 23, 2016 | Kristin M. Hall
    Sonny James, a country hall of fame singer who recorded smooth romantic ballads such as "Young Love" and turned pop songs into country hits, died Feb. 22 in Nashville. He was 87. Family friend Gary Robble, who was the lead singer of Mr. James' backing band, announced the death but did not cite a cause. Mr. James, who also was a songwriter, guitarist and fiddler, was promoted as the "Southern Gentleman" because of his gentle demeanor. Raised in Alabama, he started his music career with his family's band and, before he reached high school age, he already had performed on...
  • Popular Videos - Sonny James

    02/13/2016 8:37:20 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1953‚Äď1983 | Sonny James
    Popular Videos - Sonny James #SonnyJames 200 videos
  • Popular Videos - Floyd Tillman

    01/20/2016 10:11:42 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | various | Floyd Tillman
    Popular Videos - Floyd Tillman #FloydTillman 200 videos
  • BOOM: Country Music Icon Makes Huge Announcement That Leaves Donald Trump Smiling

    01/14/2016 1:18:52 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 44 replies
    Billionaire businessman and presidential candidate Donald Trump just received a welcome endorsement from a country music legend. According to The Daily Caller, Loretta Lynn recently announced her support for the front-running GOP candidate in an interview with Reuters. In fact, the 83-year-old star, who still tours and plays shows, said that she informed her fans after every concert that she was a supporter of Trump and was really looking at nobody else. "When you get up there and try to say you want to see Hillary Clinton win, that wouldn't go over so big," Lynn said, alluding to the generally...
  • The Best Of Buck Owens - 1964 - Full Album Vinyl [HD]

    01/12/2016 4:53:33 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1964 | Buck Owens
    The Best Of Buck Owens Capitol 1964 00:00 - Love's Gonna Live Here 01:58 - Foolin' Around 04:36 - Excuse Me (I Think I've Got A Heartache) 07:02 - I Can't Stop (My Lovin' You) 09:45 - Kickin' Our Hearts Around 12:17 - Under The Influence Of Love 14:40 - Act Naturally 16:57 - Under Your Spell Again 19:38 - Above And Beyond 22:06 - Second Fidle 24:10 - Nobody's Fool But Yours 26:38 - High As The Mountains
  • GEORGE JONES - Greates Hits Full Album | Best songs of George Jones

    01/11/2016 5:04:28 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 14 replies
    YouTube ^ | various | George Jones
    GEORGE JONES - Greates Hits Full Album | Best songs of George Jones 1. He Stopped Loving Her Today - George Jones 2. Walk Through This World With Me - George Jones 3. A Good Year For The Roses - George Jones 4. The Race Is On - George Jones 5. Take Me - George Jones 6. Things Have Gone To Pieces - George Jones 7. Developing My Pictures - George Jones 8. Tender Years - George Jones 9. From Here To The Door - George Jones 10. You Gottta Be My Baby - George Jones 11. Run Boy -...
  • Country musician Loretta Lynn to Trump: Call me

    01/11/2016 5:14:47 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 44 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 9, 2016 | By Emily Flitter
    The highest-profile celebrity to weigh in on Donald Trump this week may not be the actor Samuel L. Jackson after all. Country singer Loretta Lynn, a legend in Nashville whose life story was told in the movie Coal Miner‚Äôs Daughter, is also talking about the Republican presidential front runner ‚Äď and she loves him. ‚ÄúTrump has sold me ‚Äď what more can I say?‚ÄĚ Lynn told me over the phone just before the start of Trump‚Äôs rally Thursday in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Lynn‚Äôs friend, Phyllis Jones, 71, had driven to Rock Hill from nearby Charlotte, North Carolina and had...
  • Charlie Daniels

    01/09/2016 12:00:11 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | various | Charlie Daniels
    Charlie Daniels by mrjcjtv 30 videos
  • Body of country singer Craig Strickland found after days of searching

    01/04/2016 12:37:05 PM PST · by PROCON · 30 replies
    foxnews ^ | Jan. 4, 2016
    <p>The body of country singer Craig Strickland was found on Monday, authorities confirmed to FOX411.</p> <p>Strickland was the lead singer of the Arkansas-based country-rock band Backroad Anthem. He disappeared during severe storms on Dec. 27 while on a duck hunting trip with friend Chase Morland.</p>
  • Country Singer Craig Strickland Missing, Friend Who Posted Ominous Tweet Before Trip Is Found Dead

    12/29/2015 5:20:40 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 18 replies
    people ^ | 12-28-2015 | Naja Rayne
    Country singer Craig Strickland is missing just days after a friend posted an ominous tweet that foreshadowed their disappearance. "In case we don't come back, @BackroadCRAIG and I are going right through Winter Storm Goliath to kill ducks in Oklahoma. #IntoTheStorm," Chase Morland, who was on the road with Strickland, tweeted late Saturday. SNIP On Monday, Backroad Anthem, the band that Strickland sings in, revealed that Morland had been found dead. "Everyone please say special prayers for the family of Chase Morland," they wrote on Facebook. "They were very close friends and it is such a heartbreaking loss. Randy Strickland...
  • Kenny Rogers on Donald Trump: 'I love what he says, I have to admit'

    12/21/2015 9:09:08 PM PST · by conservative98 · 7 replies
    theguardian ^ | December 21, 2015 | Michele McManmon
    On the cusp of retirement, the country legend talks about his plans for a theme park, his prediction for the next Hank Williams and why he admires Trump (snip) How do you feel about Donald Trump? I really like him. I think his problem is that he says what everyone wants to hear, but he doesn't say it well. I love what he says, I have to admit. He can be president and not owe anybody anything; he's one of the few people has the money to do it, and has the guts to do it. You're biting off a...
  • Merle Haggard: Best Songs Of Merle Haggard - Greatest Hits Full Album Of Merle Haggard

    11/30/2015 1:13:51 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | various | Merle Haggard
    Merle Haggard: Best Songs Of Merle Haggard - Greatest Hits Full Album Of Merle Haggard 1. Mama tired 2. Pancho and Lefty 3. Okie from Muskogee 4. Sing me back home 5. Workin' man blues 6. Are the good times really over 7. Silver wings 8. The fightin' side of me 9. I think I'll just stay here and drink 10. The bottle let me down 11. I'm a lonesome fugitive 12. Swinging doors 13. Branded man 14. Hungry eyes 15. Big city 16. Going where the lonely go 17. Daddy frank 18. It's my lazy day 19. My favorite...
  • Police: Dog Rescued After Driving Owner's Pickup Into Lake

    09/29/2015 2:18:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    UPI ^ | Sept. 29, 2015 | Ben Hoope
    Police in Maine said a small dog was to blame for driving its owners pickup truck into a lake by knocking the vehicle out of gear. The Ellsworth Police Department said the Yorkie's owner had been walking the dog around Branch Lake Saturday afternoon and he put the canine back into his pickup truck while it was idling. Lt. Harold Page told the Ellsworth American the dog "knocked the truck out of gear and it rolled down the parking lot into the lake." The Ellsworth Police Department said in a Facebook post the dog was rescued from the submerged pickup...
  • Willie Robertson, Colt Ford Release Song On God, Guns, And Hunting

    08/24/2015 12:24:35 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/24/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    Duck Dynastyís Willie Robertson has teamed up with country singer Colt Ford to release a country rap song about God, guns, and hunting called ďCut Ďem all.Ē Those familiar with Duck Dynasty know ďcut ĎemĒ is the call to pull the trigger once the ducks are close enough to shoot.
  • Lynn Anderson, singer of 'Rose Garden,' dies in Nashville

    07/31/2015 7:00:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 46 replies ^ | July 31, 2015 | KRISTIN M. HALL
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) ó Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was 67. A statement from the family said she passed away at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, on Thursday. Her publicist said the cause of death was cardiac arrest. Anderson first soaked up the national spotlight as a young singer on "The Lawrence Welk Show" between 1967 and 1969. Although she was signed to an independent label, the exposure helped her nab a deal with Columbia Records in Nashville....
  • Taylor Swift, Privileged Daughter Of Wealthy Plutocrats: The 'Real Story' About Her 1% Upbringing

    05/23/2015 11:50:45 AM PDT · by drewh · 114 replies
    Salon ^ | FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015 06:00 PM | SCOTT TIMBERG
    Over the last few years, Taylor Swift has become one of the two or three biggest pop stars in the world. She has accumulated no fewer than four homes (including a $3.5 million place in Beverly Hills and a $20 million Tribeca penthouse) and drawn enormous press and media attention. Sheís still on the cover of lots of magazines and weíll probably see her there far into the future. On its release last year, her ď1989Ē record became the biggest selling album in more than a decade, at a time in which record sales have been way down. She became,...