‘Whiskey Lullaby’—Underwood versus Krauss

By coincidence I came across a duet by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood. They did one of my favorite songs during a broadcast over Labor Day weekend. Underwood didn’t record the song when it originally came out in 2003. Paisley did the original duet with Alison Krauss. I’m a big Carrie fan, but frankly, I am not wild about her take on that song (Article continues after photo). Continue reading “‘Whiskey Lullaby’—Underwood versus Krauss”

Grand Ole Opry says no to fans who want Hank Williams, Sr. reinstated

Hank Williams statue, Lister Hill Plaza in Montgomery, Alabama
Statue of Hank Williams, Sr., Lister Hill Plaza in Montgomery, Alabama. Image from the George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

More than 61,700 fans have petitioned the Grand Ole Opry to reinstate membership for the late Hank Williams, Sr. So far, the answer remains, “No.” Why not reinstate one of the most legendary performers in all of what was once country music?

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