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it’s, like, really relationship-y ●
– – Taylor Swift offers insight on Def Leppard’s “Hysteria.”
This song is a shout out to all the country girls out there, living in small towns and big cities from Georgia to Kansas. ●
– – Uh, okay, but that’s actually only 5 or 6 states depending on how you draw the line. Seems to me Jason Aldean might be unnecessarily limiting his audience.
We really got lucky. I think we cut some great songs along the way, and the fans have responded. So, hats off to the fans for this 10-year ride you guys have given us. It’s amazing. ●
– – Might just be wishful thinking, but it sounds like Rascal Flatts is giving its retirement speech. And “hats off” must just be a figure of speech, as real hats would muss up their precisely-styled hairdos and, with all that over-gelling, possibly become permanently affixed to their heads.
I’m not saying I’m always gonna come out with great stuff, but at least I’m gonna sink or swim on my own terms. I’m not gonna go out trying to do a Tim McGraw look or whoever the guy is that’s selling records — I’d rather have another job. ●
– – Hayes Carll is a very likable guy.
Dave is really the guitar guy. The way that he hears music is through those chords and chord structures. Charles is the melody and lyric guy, and I’m probably the same. ●
– – Presumably with the exception of the “guy” part. Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott.
She tries to keep in mind a time when she was the person walking into industry events and no one knew who she was, and to “never forget the way that it used to be because if I treat people badly and I’m snobby and I use popularity like the girls in high school used to, it will all go away, and I know that.” ●
– – I can’t be the first person to observe that Taylor Swift’s ability to successfully navigate the music industry might have something to do with its resemblance to the high school social world… but I’ll say it anyway.
George Jones did something that I’m not sure he gets enough credit for – he created a style of singing, And I love it. It’s beautiful to me, and it’s so creative. I’ve sat around and studied his phrasing, the licks he does, the way he hears music, and how he opens his mouth and it just comes out. He’s a master; if he were in classical music he would be applauded and studied in schools. As far as I’m concerned, he should be studied a little more! ●
– – Can I get an ‘amen’ for Lee Ann Womack?
He had one of the greatest viewpoints in the world. He could add a sense of humor to the most sarcastic and darkest subject and make you agree with him based on that sort of smile he had in his writing. ●
– – Brad Paisley on fellow humorist Mark Twain.
– – Okay, so I can’t quote a picture, but the header image on this Taylor Swift concert review is probably in poor taste. And yes, this is the third Taylor Swift item this week. What can I say? She’s a constant source of inspiration.
These are two of Nashville’s knights of the round table. They’re like Lancelot and Galahad. ●
– – Attorney Joel A. Katz on clients Brooks & Dunn. There’s a quip here somewhere, but I’m afraid you’ll have to find it for yourself.
Must you ruin all good things. ●
– – One Night Rodeo fan responds to a negative review on The 9513.
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