by Roger WWW Garrett and Jessy,posted Apr 16 2014 8:08AM
COWBOY NEWS Country Music Headlines
Miranda Lambert just wrapped an appearances on the Ellen DeGeneres show and the Country Thunder festival in Florence, Arizona. We have a youtube of her performance on Ellen. And she says that good songs make good radio
Bassist Matt Mangano has joined Zac Brown Band as the group’s eighth member. Matt’s resume includes tours with John Mayer. Longtime bassist John Driskell Hopkins remains with the band, but adds auxiliary instruments to his role with ZBB.
Kacey Musgraves’ Grammys for Best Country Song for “Merry Go ‘Round” and Best Country Album for Same Trailer Different Park arrived in the mail on Monday. Sharing a picture of the two trophies, Kacey tweeted, “Got some good mail today.”
Eric Church covers The Allman Brothers Band’s “Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More” from the upcoming All My Friends - Celebrating the Songs and Voice of Gregg Allman concert DVD and CD.
53-year-old COLLIN RAYE is not happy with the state of today's country music. He said, "I'm really depressed at how it has dumbed down to basically just a one dimensional 'lets party in the truck, gonna drink some cold beer.'" Collin doesn’t blame the artist or the song writers. He says the blame belongs to the record execs who should know better than to keep putting out hit songs.
JUSTIN MOORE has strong feelings about politics, but he's NOT going to share them with the public. “When you have a job in the spotlight, I think you have to be very careful about it. I just kinda roll along and try not to tick anybody off."
KENNY CHESNEY has been getting busy . . . at work. Yesterday he Tweeted, "In studio working on new album. Can't wait for everyone to hear the new music."
Tickets for NEXT YEAR'S "50th Annual ACM Awards" . . . as well as the "ACM Party for the Cause" are already SOLD OUT.
The Top 10 Habits and Routines People Are Least Likely to Change
Even if you are SURE you're not stuck in a rut because your life is JUST SO CRAZY . . . you're probably in more of a routine than you realize. A new survey found 74% of people have at least some habits they just can't break.
2. Hair color.
3. What you eat for breakfast.
4. The mug you use for coffee.
5. Your bedtime.
6. The brands of food you buy.
7. The restaurant you go to when you need to grab a quick dinner.
8. When you go shopping.
9. The brand of coffee you buy.
10. The times of day you drink your coffee.
Six Things You Think Are Filthy That Aren't
Coins are made of metal. But copper, nickel, and silver don't support germ life . . . they POISON it. Germs actually DIE if they try to live on coins.
Get this: Scientists say there's 200 times more fecal matter on CUTTING BOARDS than on toilets. Apparently that's because people are more likely to clean their toilet. 3. Your dog's slobber.
Humans are way dirtier than dogs. And dog slobber has antibacterial stuff in it. 4. Doorknobs.
People are so freaked out about picking up germs from doorknobs in public restrooms, they don't touch them that much. The knobs on the way IN are way worse than the ones on the way out. 5. Trashcans.
Basically, if you line your trashcan with plastic and keep it dry, it's not all that dirty. Germs need moisture to survive. 6. Actual DIRT.
Unless there's a bunch of POOP in it, the dirt in your backyard is perfectly safe.