Entries by LB Cantrell

Lifenotes: Ernie Ashworth, David Lipscomb, Charlie Parker

“Talk Back Trembling Lips” Singer Ernie Ashworth Passes Away Grand Ole Opry member and country hitmaker Ernie Ashworth passed away March 2 at the age of 80 in Nashville. Born in Huntsville, Alabama, the singer enjoyed several top 10 singles from the late ‘50s through the ‘60s and wrote songs for artists including Little Jimmy […]

Jason Aldean Set To Film Hi-Definition Live DVD

With his current single, “She’s Country” currently climbing the charts, Broken Bow’s Jason Aldean will film a live concert in front of a packed house of 4600 fans on Friday, March 6 at Knoxville Coliseum. Produced by Barry Ehrman and driected by Ivan Dudynsky, the DVD will be released later this year. Aldean will spend […]

Randy Travis to Release “Greatest Hits” March 17

Warner Bros. Records is set to release a Randy Travis greatest hits album on March 17. I Told You So: The Ultimate Hits of Randy Travis is a 32-track collection featuring two previously unreleased tracks and including the many hits of Travis’ extensive career, including “Forever and Ever Amen,” “Three Wooden Crosses,” and the album’s […]

NSAI Spring Training

NSAI’s Spring Training, formally known as their Spring Symposium, will be held April 3-4 at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville during Tin Pan South week. The event is the organization’s biggest and longest running event, and features two days of informative panels, intensive educational seminars, special guest performances, and the chance to play […]

Jeffrey Steele & Friends Fundraiser

Jeffrey Steele, Keith Anderson, Sebastian Bach, Billy Dean, LoCash Cowboys, and other special guests will perform in Nashville at Rocketown March 12 to raise money for The Alex LeVasseur Memorial Scholarship Program. The Jeffrey Steele & Friends event will include table seating, with a limited VIP section. VIP tables are $1,500; remaining tables are $1000; […]

KCRS Live! During CRS-40

Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.® has announced that this year’s KCRS Live! lineup at CRS-40 will include artists and songwriters Jimmy Wayne, Kelley Lovelace, Ashley Gorley and Jonathan Singleton. The annual ASCAP sponsored event will take place Wed., March 4, at 5 p.m. as part of CRS-40, which runs March 4-6 at the Nashville Convention Center […]

Trace Adkins (12/2008)

Label: Capitol Records Nashville Current Album: Trace Adkins “X” (TEN) Current Single: “Muddy Water” Current Producer: Frank Rogers Hometown: Sarepta, Louisiana Management: Vector Booking: CAA Recent Hits: “You’re Gonna Miss This,” “Ladies Love Country Boys” Interesting Fact: Trace was inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame November 2008. Outside Interests: Landscaping, gardening, camping, hunting, politics, […]