by Roger WWW Garrett and Jessy,posted Jul 1 2014 7:01AM
To Kick things off for today’s blog, here is Dolly performing at Glastonbury over the weekend!
DOLLY PARTON was presented with a giant plaque last weekend in England in honor of selling 100 million records worldwide.
That includes singles AND albums.
COWBOY NEWS Country Music Headlines
CHRIS YOUNG'S left hand is still healing from last month's kitchen knife accident. He says, quote, "I'm good EXCEPT for about two or three different things . . . playing guitar, cutting up steak and making cuffs on a button-down shirt." Chris is about six weeks away from picking up the guitar again.
A guy attending Wisconsin's Country Fest scorched his foot on a barbecue grill, got struck by lightning and had a seizure . . . but returned from the hospital in time to meet RANDY HOUSER and see CARRIE UNDERWOOD perform. Gage Stroening said, "I don't have the energy like I did when I showed up, but I had to see Carrie Underwood, and I'm not missing these shows”
KENNY CHESNEY'S next album, "The Big Revival", will be out September 23rd. It features guest performances from Grace Potter, plus Alison Krauss and Dan Tyminksi. Kenny also released the video to the first single, "American Kids".
You may have heard that THE DOOBIE BROTHERS invited several country artists to help them re-record some of their biggest hits for an upcoming album. We have a video of one of the songs that'll be on the album. It's the ZAC BROWN BAND and three members of the Doobies performing "Black Water" last weekend at Fenway Park in Boston. complete
CMT.com has a behind the scenes look at the making of the TIM MCGRAW and FAITH HILL video "Meanwhile Back at Mama's".
Several country artists joined a Nashville rally of citizens hoping to keep a developer from tearing down RCA Studio A, which is where thousands of classic songs were recorded . . . from artists like Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, Willie Nelson and Alan Jackson, to name a few.
Tuesday’s FREE ADVICE:
it really isn’t ‘Advice’, but here we go….
Quick facts “half way through” 2014
BUZZ ALDRIN was the first person to pee while on the surface of the moon
In the original LITTLE MERMAID story, the little mermaid endures excruciating pain “like walking on sharp needles” as a price for getting legs. Also, the Prince falls in love with someone else and marries them instead.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR was originally named Michael, and so was his dad, MLK Sr. But after a trip to Germany, the dad changed both of their names to MARTIN LUTHER in honor of the famous theologian.
SAPIOSEXUAL is the word for a person who is sexually attracted to people’s intelligence.
According to Warner Brothers studio in London, most of the books in Dumbledore’s office in the films were just rebound yellow pages
EDGAR ALAN POE married his first cousin Virginia Clem when he was 26 and she was 13…hello, is that Jerry Lee Lewis on the phone?
The TOP THREE EMPLOYERS in the world are:
-USA Dept of Defense – 3.2 million
-People’s Republic of China – 2.3 Million
-Walmart – 2.1 million…and yet, the check out lanes remain closed…what are those people doing?
While many people fear flying, no one seems to be afraid of falling out of bed…last year 265 people died in plane crashes around the world…while 450 people died from falling out of bed in the USA alone…sweet dreams….:)