Two Best Cowboy Records; David Allan Coe Marries; Merle Haggard Wants to Regurgitate When He Hears ____

Brody Vercher | April 22nd, 2010

  1. Steve M.
    April 22, 2010 at 11:17 am

    Bucky Covington does not sound like he is the sharpest knife in the drawer.

  2. Stormy
    April 22, 2010 at 11:34 am

    How is Bucky Covington still alive?

  3. Jon
    April 22, 2010 at 11:39 am

    FYI, the Travelin’ McCourys are Dierks’ backup band on this tour.

  4. Lucas
    April 22, 2010 at 11:48 am

    “Dead Flowers” is a great song, lyrically, but the production sounds too much like Rascal Flatts, something like their “Take Me There.”

  5. Michael
    April 22, 2010 at 12:05 pm

    “Dead Flowers” is actually my favorite Miranda Lambert song too.

    Six marriages for David Allan Coe? At least he’s not one of those stereotypical conservative older Southerners out there rallying against gay marriage and the need to protect the “sanctity” of it all.

    As for Bucky Covington, sigh, I really don’t know what to say. What an idiot.

  6. Leeann Ward
    April 22, 2010 at 12:16 pm

    I agree with Lucas.

  7. Sam G.
    April 22, 2010 at 12:18 pm

    Bucky was also shocked to discover that the guy who played Doyle in “Slingblade” has a singing career, too.

  8. Leeann Ward
    April 22, 2010 at 12:46 pm

    Has anyone heard stuff from the Bentley album yet? I’m not a fan of “Up on the Ridge”, I’ll have to say. He’ll be in Portland, ME. at a smaller venue, just two hours from us, but it’s during the workweek, which makes two hours impossible. Too bad.

  9. t.scott
    April 22, 2010 at 1:18 pm

    great interview with the Hag

  10. Clemson Brad
    April 22, 2010 at 1:33 pm

    Bucky is an absolute idiot. I’m sure Billy didn’t take that as a compliment..

  11. Noeller
    April 22, 2010 at 3:34 pm

    Up On The Ridge is a phenomenal track, and I’m super pumped to say that we added it to heavy rotation right outta the box. I’m super stoked about the rest of the album, and really feel this is the direction Country radio needs to go in. Trying something DIFFERENT!! We’ve got Miranda’s “House That Built Me”, Zac’s “Free” and now Dierks going a little different with “Up On The Ridge” – it’s a great first step!!

  12. Paul
    April 22, 2010 at 3:41 pm

    I’ve liked Chatham County Line for some time. “WSM 650″ is one tune I really remember liking from them.

  13. Rick
    April 22, 2010 at 6:42 pm

    The one song of Hag’s that always makes me regurgitate is that little ditty he wrote praising Shrillary Rotten Clinton. Although a lot of his output since “Big City” leaves me a little bit queasy…

    I see why Sucky’s fan base is so loyal! His concerts are a place where airheads are welcomed without any condescending judgemental attitudes springing forth from folks with a superior intellect.

    The new Dierks single seems to be a bit controversial in the country music blogosphere. Its almost enough to motivate me to want to give it a listen. Almost…

  14. Paul W Dennis
    April 23, 2010 at 5:11 am

    The reason Hag regrets “If We’re Not Back In Love by Monday” according to his past interviews is that he attached it to a melody too similar to “If We Make It Through December” and messed up his band trying to keep the two soings straight

  15. Drew
    April 24, 2010 at 8:22 am

    Glad you showed the Corb Lund video. I hope more people familiarize themselves with his music, as he’s got some great stuff.

  16. Michelle
    April 24, 2010 at 11:41 am

    David Allan Coe is bad to da bone. If that aint country, I’ll kiss yo aaa. David’s so bad, he doesn’t have to stress his s’s! At least he says kiss instead of KICK! I’d hate to tick him off!!

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