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Chesney Recalls Fourth of July Fun At The Ballparks

Posted On June 29, 2015

Kenny Chesney says celebrating the Fourth of July back in East Tennessee usually meant that he would be playing a little league game before celebrating the holiday. "I was usually playing little league baseball on the Fourth of July.  I was big into sports and the summertime in east Tennessee consisted of playing baseball and…

Corbin Getting Real With New Album Tomorrow

Posted On June 29, 2015

Easton Corbin says "Keeping It Real" is a great song title for his new album, due out tomorrow. "I think that just sounded right for a title track for the record. It's about as an artist that you grow. Within that growth process you do your bes to make it current and young, but also…

Paisley Had Good Tours As Opening Act

Posted On June 29, 2015

Brad Paisley says he can't complain about being an opening act when he first started touring. "I was treated really well by Alan Jackson, for one, as a really good example. Brooks & Dunn were great. There were all kinds of perks touring with them. George Strait," recalls Paisley. Paisley says he has fond memories…

“Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me” To Air Sunday On CNN

Posted On June 26, 2015

CNN will be airing the Glen Campbell documentary "I'll Be Me" this weekend. The film documents the country star's decision to go public with his Alzheimer's diagnosis and his farewell tours.  It was released last year and earned a Grammy award and an Oscar nomination for its theme song "I'm Not Gonna Miss You." Glen's wife Kim…

Dwight Yoakam Inducted Into Country Radio Hall Of Fame

Posted On June 26, 2015

Dwight Yoakam is being honored for his achievements in country radio. The singer was inducted into the country Radio Hall of Fame during a ceremony in Nashville on Wednesday night.  In his acceptance speech, he thanked the radio community for supporting his career and helping to make hits of songs like "Guitars, Cadillacs," "Honky Tonk Man" and "I…