Tag Archives: country music

Public TV Interview with Little Jimmy Dickens

I found this 2007 interview with country legend Little Jimmy Dickens from West Virginia Public Television. With his passing on January 2nd, I thought it appropriate to post it. The WJLS that Jimmy refers to, which still plays country music, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Ty Herndon to Gay Youth

“They can be loved by God, they can be married one day, they can have a family, they can give their parents grandkids,” Herndon adds. “And they’re not broken, they’re not sinners and they’re perfectly beautiful.” From country artist and … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Coming Out Makes Country Music News

County music artists Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman both came out as gay. This is significant because country music, much like sports, is one of the last frontiers for having an openly gay male person within it’s ranks. It’s, also, … Continue reading

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Blake Shelton Interview on 60 Minutes

Part of why I am a Blake Shelton fan is summed up at the start of this video during his appearance November 2013 on The Tonight Show with Jay Lenno. Shelton comments at the start on his impressions of meeting … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Keith Urban’s ‘Raise ‘Em Up’ Tour

If you’ve got money to see a Keith Urban concert, do it! This man puts on quite a show. I went to see him at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts (former Great Woods for us old timers) July 26, … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It: Tim McGraw #amexUNSTAGED

September 16, 2014, the same day Tim McGraw’s CD Sundown Heaven Town was released, McGraw put on a live concert for the American Express cards AMEX Unstaged series. If you happened to miss it, you can catch some highlights of … Continue reading

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Garth Brooks Throwsdown to iTunes with His Own Digital Music Service

In a previous post, Garth Brooks spoke with Robin Roberts on Good Morning America about an announcement which he said would bring big change to music history. The announcement was Garth is starting his own digital music service called GhostTunes. … Continue reading

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