Sunday, January 18, 2009

Country Music News, Fun, Quotes & Gossip

Faith Hill joins Junnifer Nettles and Garth Brooks as featured artists helping to celebrate at the Inauguration in Washington.

And, as BHO departed Chicago for Washington, the chilly Windy City is hosting a lengthy lineup of new country artists over the weekend. Phil Vassar and LeAnn Rimes started the festival off.
"Macaroni and cheese is a vegetable here, by the way. I stay away from it, but it's really good." -- Canadian music producer Colin Linden who moved from Toronto to Nashville in 1988's takes on Music City

"The Gambler"
writer Don Schlitz
surprised the crowd at Nashville's Bluebird the other night:
"If you’re a club in Pittsburgh or Paducah or pretty much any other town, it’s a rough deal when the headliner cancels. If you’re the Bluebird in Nashville, you just go through the database until you find a Hall of Fame songwriter’s telephone number, and you make a call." -- The Tennessean's Peter Cooper
Like CMT says: that is today in country music!

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