All posts in May 2016

Dierks Bentley: “I Feel So Lucky to Have Had a Dad Like Him”

Dierks Bentley lost his father Leon four years ago on June 1, 2012. It was a huge loss for Bentley, and when he was in Chicago a week ago, we had the chance to talk about how the years have helped heal his pain. “I feel so lucky to have had a dad like him,... Read more »

Drew Baldridge Has a Funky Good Time in “Train”

Drew Baldridge browses the soul and country sections at Grimey’s New and Preloved Music in Nashville when his eyes stop. “Earth, Wind & Fire is one of my favorites,” he says picking up their Greatest Hits. “‘Serpentine Fire’ has one of the greatest grooves ever. You look back at music in this time and you’re... Read more »

Avett Brothers Take Flight in “Ain’t No Man”

Prepare for liftoff with the Avett Brothers’ video for “Ain’t No Man.” The song will have you jumping out of your seat, clapping your hands and singing along. The guys actually do take flight in the video, directed by Scott Avett, as they board a plane to head to their next destination. It’s all part... Read more »

Carrie Underwood: “My Body Can Do Anything”

It’s hard to imagine a world where Carrie Underwood packed on the Freshman Fifteen. And maybe she didn’t. But in the latest issue of Us Weekly, she makes it sound like she enjoyed all the freedoms — and junk food — that came with her years at Oklahoma’s Northeastern State University. “I mean, every college... Read more »

CTM Spotify Playlist: May 31, 2016 – CBS News

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CTM Spotify Playlist: May 31, 2016
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We take our music seriously at "CBS This Morning." Keep up with the music we play on the broadcast by following our "CBS This Morning" Spotify playlist, updated daily and checking for daily playlist posts. "Swamp Music" - Lynard ...

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Community news for May 31, 2016: BR Parliamentarians recognized by council; SLU Red Stick Chapter elects officers – The Advocate

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Community news for May 31, 2016: BR Parliamentarians recognized by council; SLU Red Stick Chapter elects officers
The Advocate
Photo provided by CAROLE GLOGER -- Parliamentarians -- The Baton Rouge Unit of Parliamentarians were recognized at the April 27 Baton Rouge Metro Council meeting. Shown are, from left, Clara Earl, Dr. Joseph Comaty, Mary Fontenot, Carole Gloger ...

A Little Bit of Home With Craig Morgan

There are few road signs on the last stretch of country road to Craig Morgan’s house outside Dickson, Tennessee. But there are at least four houses of God with some enlightening roadside wisdom. A Presbyterian church sign reads, “When we focus on the rain, we never see the rainbow.” A springtime rain had just doused... Read more »

The Ed Bassmaster Show: Skippy Tries Online Dating

On the most recent episode of The Ed Bassmaster Show, the hilarious sketch-comedy prank show on Thursdays at 9:30/8:30c, our good friend Skippy takes a crack at online dating by making a few videos for his profile. Think grandma’s house, and a few trusty Photoshop techniques will get the ladies’ attention? If not finding the... Read more »

Lady Gaga Takes Keith Urban’s Place at Indianapolis 500

The gentlemen started their engines, but Keith Urban wasn’t one of them attending Sunday’s (May 29) Indianapolis 500. A back injury forced him to cancel on his plans to ride with legendary driver Mario Andretti. Urban was going to perform — just ride in the two-seater with Andretti in front of the pace car at... Read more »

Memorial Day: Tim McGraw on Those Looking Out for Us

It’s already been nine years since Tim McGraw first performed his song “If You’re Reading This” on the 2007 Academy of Country Music Awards. Co-written with Brad and Brett Warren of the Warren Brothers, it was a tribute to fallen soldiers and was written in the form of a letter sent home from a soldier... Read more »