Thursday (Nov. 10th) Garth Brooks appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno as a non-musical sit-down guest chatting with his friend Jay. He's also partnering with Walmart this Holiday Season.
(.. and it's great to see the gigantic retailer finally begin to use radio and start their Christmas season buys early. Hats off to the RAB for working to help make what has been a very tough sell in spite of how obvious it appears to all of us on the radio side, especially country, that their shoppers are OUR people..)
Kenny Chesney sings almost live on “The Tonight Show,” Friday, November 11th. Chesney’s new album THE ROAD AND THE RADIO hits stores tomorrow. And, if you haven’t seen his show lately, catch his live special November 23rd on ABC-TV.
If Walmart can be brought aboard radio as a regular advertiser, maybe we can hope that the CMA Awards will convince David Letterman's talent bookers to add country artists on a more regular basis too. After all, CBS-TV is carrying the CMA show. At least we once got "Top Ten Things Overheard at the Country Music Awards"!
.. but you need to go all the way back to the 1994 archive for it.. Hopefully, he'll update that list for 2005 at the VERY least.
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