I've worked in radio since my senior year of high school (1981), and have worked as a musician since the mid 80's. Back on the radio in Texoma after 15 years of doing radio and playing music in Nashville. Who says you can't go home?
Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:
Bill Cosby Age: 74 Occupation: Comedian, Actor, and Living Legend Known For: Producing and/or starring in many TV series including the groundbreaking '80s sitcom 'The Cosby Show,' winning slews of awards, and most recently weathering criticism for his outspoken views on race and culture
Richard Simmons Age: 63 Occupation: Fitness Personality Known For: His eccentric, flamboyant persona and his line of Sweatin' to the Oldies aerobics DVDs
You've got to give Taylor Swift credit -- even with a bajillion records sold and a steady stream of radio hits, she's refused to take the easy way out with her videos, preferring to tell a visual story instead of filming performance clips.
That's definitely the case for her new 'Mean' video, which uses Swift's latest hit as the backdrop for an old-time miniature movie about, well, what happens when people are mean. And Swift gave fans a peek behind the scenes of the clip with a half-hour documentary that recently aired on GAC.
Martina McBride is putting a positive spin on her new album being delayed. The album - her eleventh - will now be available October 18th, instead of August 23rd. Martina wrote in a recent blog post on her website that her record company, Universal Republic, made the decision "in order to give us the best opportunity for a great first week in sales, which so many people pay attention to in the industry.”
Stoney LaRue is opening what is easily the biggest concert of the year in Texoma - The 2011 Army Concert Tour with Merle Haggard and Miranda Lambert on Saturday, July 2nd at Ft. Sill's Polo Field. Most of us a very familiar with Merle and Miranda, but unless you've followed the Red Dirt music scene you may not be as familiar with Stoney. I found a few things on his website that you may not know about him:
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