Skip to comments.Democrats to reclaim country music
Posted on 11/20/2007 6:33:56 AM PST by Zakeet
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the FM version of “Uneasy Rider” is one of his best efforts
I enjoy both genres very much.
I don't care if you lick windows,
take the special bus
or occasionally pee on yourself...
You hang in there sunshine,
The Maverics are the only name I recognized. I think of them is married to a Dixie Chick, but I could be wrong.
They think the blue state democrats are going to buy their country music albums....ROTFL!
And we all know how folk music is a bastion of the Right!! /sarcasm! ;>)
**And the Grand Ole Opry just invited Charlie Daniels to join them. Quite an honor. And Charlie would have no trouble telling the dems exactly what he thinks of them and their anti-American attitudes.***
I remember when Skeeter Davis came out against the VN war years ago while on the Grand Ole Opry. She even released a song from the Bily Jack movie.
If you know anyone who has been through AA you know what I mean, at least the first few years of it.
I have lived in Nashville and worked in the music business for 21 years and I only know of about 5 if them.
I found this about the same time you did I think. See post 110.
We are good....hectic but OK. Just about ready for Thanksgiving.
I'm not so much singing the praise of the Grand Ole Opry, but Charlie Daniels. And him getting there is like being inducted into the Hall of Fame for a country musician.
And that being said; and in light of your post; I seriously doubt that they don't know where Charlie's feelings and loyalties lie. [ie., 100% percent American and proud of it!) It's not like he's kept it a secret.
So hooray for CD.
You forgot trains and Mama
More songs about cheatin’ and drinkin’, less about God and country, I guess.
I was unaware that she opposed the VN war, but I'm not surprised. I like her song "The End of hte World" (1962), which is thought by some to have been inspired by the Cuban Missile Crisis.
That's a good question, although songs featuring a spoken narration are hardly new. Other songs in this tradition include "Talking Union" by the Almanac Singers (1941), "No, No, Joe" by luke the Drifter (1950), "Hot Rod Race" by Arky Shibley, Ramblin' Jimmy Dolan, Tiny Hill, and others (1951), and "Let's Think About Living" by Bob Luman (1960).
With words like, “large” and “Switch”, the parodies will nearly write themselves.
Were in a war and Southerners have a tendency to be patriotic. But a lot of them are beginning to see that patriotism does not mean supporting a bad war.
It’s a great time for these Democrat singers to come out, now that the war is coming at an end in our favor! Just what country fans need, their own singers trying to shove their politics down their throat instead of shutting up and singing! By all means Democrat singers, sell country fans on Hillary (she’s so popular in countryland, I’m sure!!!). For my part, I was a fan of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, and for some reason have lost my taste for hearing both of them. It must be coincidence.
Lets see, George Strait, Alan Jackson, Collin Raye, Tracy Byrd, Daryl Worley, Sammy Kershaw, Martina McBride, Sarah Evans, Steve Wariner, Trace Adkins. Yup sound like a group of loyal america hating democrats to me.
Here’s the ones I’ve heard of:
1. Nanci Griffith - - she did a nice duet with the Counting Crows dude on ‘Going Back to Georgia’. She’s pretty good, but she’s no Iris DeMent.
2. James McMurtry - - son of novelist Larry McMurtry. One good song of his is, ‘Painting by Numbers’ from about twenty years ago.
3. The Mavericks - - pretty good band, been around awhile, but they are NOT Lynyrd Skynyrd (great Americans).
Merle must have quit drinking and switched to LSD.
Oh boy, that will no doubt be a real "sell out".
Agreed but still just can't get into it. I prefer classic rock
I’m a huge country music fan and the only three I recognized are not true country - and certainly not superstars! Nanci Griffin is more bluegrass, Beth Nielson Chapman - the same; and the Mavericks are a bunch of guys from Miami - love their music - country it’s not! I still refuse to listen to or buy the DCs; still listen to Tim McGraw and Faith Hill but refuse to buy anything put out by them - don’t want to help finance the campaign of someone who says Hilary’s husband is the best prez we ever had.
Well my ol' dog died..
kum bay yah
And my TeeVee's fried...
kum bay yah
The train jumped the tracks...
kum bay yah
'Cause Bush is in Iraq...
kum bay yah
It'll never fly, Orville.
That dog won't hunt.
Maybe Doug from Upland can do something with it...
and of course mamma.....a true country song is about trucks, prison, getting drunk, cussing and mamma....and that’s defined by David Allan Coe in his song about the “perfect country song”....
one of them was married to trisha yearwood until she divorced him for garth....
Roll Tide, Di :)
The lead singer of the Mavericks always boasted about his Cuban roots,seems he has more in common with Mark Cuban.
I think you just may have "nuanced" my response. I didn't mean to offend.
Roll Tide....now if we can just roll a bit better this saturday then we did last saturday!
Check out the song “Not Ready To End The Fight” by U.S. Marine David Thibodeaux. It’s an answer song to the Dixie Chicks’ song “Not Ready To Make Nice.”
His song is posted on his myspace page at: www.myspace.com/davidthibodeauxmusic
This should get Hillary the Dems excited!