Tuesday, October 31, 2006
CMA Awards on the BBC
BBC Radio 2 will broadcast the event live from backstage at the Gaylord Entertainment Center with veteran presenter Bob Harris and guest presenter Beth Nielsen Chapman on 7 November from 1am-4am. BBC 2 Television will broadcast an edited version of the show on 11 November.
Monday, October 23, 2006
Northern Nashville additions
Sonny & George to Hall of Fame
Sonny's career goes back to 1953 when "That's Me Without You" made the Top 10. 72 Country hits, including 23 No'1's followed, including "Young Love", "You're The Only World I Know" and "Empty Arms".
George Strait launched his career 25 years ago, and has consistantly hit the No.1 sopt with songs like "Fool Hearted Memory", "Ocean Front Property" and "Blue Clear Sky". His latest album, "It Just Comes Natural" is released in the UK on October 30th. Having heard it, it's simply the strongest Country album released for many a year!
Livingston Flag & Saddle reunion
Monday, October 16, 2006
Freddie Fender dies
He began his music career in the 1950s, while still in his teens, and hit his peak in the mid seventies. He was named 'Most Promising Male Vocalist' by the Academy of Country Music in 1975. The Country Music Association named "Before The Next Teardrop Falls" as 'Single of the Year' that same year.
Saturday, October 07, 2006
Country Girls in print
City Sinners recreate Gram Parsons
Thu 26th Oct - The Village, Leith, Edinburgh 0131 478 7810
Fri 27th Oct - The Bein Inn, Glenfarg 01577 830216
Sun 5th Nov - St Andrews in the Square, Glasgow 0141 559 5902
Fri 17th Nov - The Tolbooth, Stirling 01786 27 4000
Fri 24th Nov - The Arts Centre, East Kilbride 01355 261000
Sat 25th Nov - Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine 01294 274059
Fri 1st Dec - The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen 01224 642230
Full information at www.littleroots.com/citysinners.htm
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