Top Country Music Artists
Rodney Atkins Vs. Bill Maher On The Tonight Show (Net Music Countdown)
NASHVILLE, TN Friday Feb.23.2007 /netmusiccountdown.com/ -- Rodney Atkins got the chance to defend country music last night on The Tonight Show when talk show host Bill Maher told Jay Leno "The only use I have for country music is to make fun of it."
Something old, new, borrowed ... and great blues (The Davis Enterprise)
Published Feb 11, 2007 - 01:38:37 CST. This group of CDs was a pleasure to review. Two of them ? ?Storybook? and ?Live in Seattle? warrant top ratings, and the others aren?t far behind. For the most part, these are ?small-jazz? combos, ranging from trios to quartets and sextets.
The Davis Enterprise (The Davis Enterprise)
CD reviews for February 1, 2007: "Storybook," Larry Koonse and Darek Oleszkiewicz; "I?m Old Fashioned," The Rick Culver Trio; "Live In Seattle," Joe Locke and Geoffrey Keezer ;"Unmei," Brian Owen; "Sentimental Journey," Beegie Adair; and "Blues in the Night," Ann Hampton Callaway.
Mandrell Sisters TV Show Coming to DVD (cmt.com)
The Best of Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters , two-DVD set, will be released on May 1 by Time Life. The show starred Barbara, Louise and Irlene Mandrell and aired on NBC from 1980 to 1982, with a weekly audience of 40 million viewers.
King Solomon's Temple (Princeton Packet)
Solomon Burke will return to his country roots at McCarter Theatre.
Around the Area (The Rowlett Lakeshore Times)
*Harking back to the romantic dance bands of the 1930s and 1940s, ?Sweetheart Swing? n the inaugural Dallas Wind Symphony gala n makes its debut Saturday.
Monday, February 26 (Billings Outpost)
?COLUMBUS ? AARP Tax-Aide provides free tax preparation and E-filing for low- to middle-income wage earners and seniors. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Columbus Senior Center.
Grammy hall finds a home for Poole (The News & Observer)
Like the Dixie Chicks, the late great Charlie Poole can't get any respect from the country music establishment. The Chicks are still personae non gratae at country radio stations, and Poole, the hillbilly string-band legend born in Randolph County, still isn't in the Country Music Hall of Fame.
TOP PHOTO GALLERIES (Desert Sun)
The Desert Diaries One woman. One desert. Something crazy was bound to happen. This is the story of a Midwesterner jumping right into the pool of Southern California.
Random Shuffle - 02/12/07 (Blogcritics.org)
?Cash on the Barrelhead? ? Dolly Parton From The Grass is Blue The following story is true. As in it really happened. Based in fact, without falsehood. Many years ago, a family member ? a second cousin if I have my facts straight ? lived in east Tennessee. That?s mountain country ? the Great Smokey Mountains ? God?s country. This family member used to play a mean guitar and formed a band ...
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