Monthly Archives: November 2008


When I started this blog I didn’t believe I would have that much traffic, so imagine my surprise to see 20,000 hits surpassed today.  In comparison to other popular blogs, that number is nothing exciting, but it is more than I … Continue reading

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On Being Thankful….

We are always reminded to be thankful on Thanksgiving and what we are to be grateful for.  It’s a good thing to do, but this should not be a once a year event; we should be practicing being thankful every single day … Continue reading

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Digital Sales Surpass CDs at Atlantic

By TIM ARANGO THE NEW YORK TIMES Wednesday, November 26, 2008 Since MP3s first became popular a decade ago, music industry executives have obsessed over this question: when would digital music revenue finally surpass compact disc sales? For Atlantic Records, … Continue reading

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Who Decides Musical Significance?

I was recently thinking about legendary Country artists that have little significance in today’s Country music world or in the pop culture at large.  They certainly have respect and have been influences on culture, but they have either been shut … Continue reading

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Serving Customers or Making Cars?

From Dan Miller: There seems to be a subtle shift that takes place in the history of most businesses.  Let’s say Barney was a cave man who made great wagons.  But there are only 20 people who live in his … Continue reading

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Jamie O’Neal Performs During CMA Week

Here’s Jamie knocking out an acoustic version of “Like A Woman” during one of the CMA radio recording sessions.   

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2008 CMA Winners

To me the real winners of any awards show are the artists who  can  consistently pull off great performances or who bring something incredible to the program. My winners this year:  George Strait, Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, Kid Rock, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Carrie Underwood, and … Continue reading

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