Posts made in November, 2013

FULL Roster For The Wayne Mills Benefit.

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Well folks ALOT has been happening here on the website and next week I’ll be
taking two days off to attend the Wayne Mills Benefit in Nashville.
We all have to come together and financially support this widow and child.
Especially during the holiday seasons.

Lineup For Benefit:

7:50 PM – Welcome from Brandyn Steen & JR Roberson

8:00 – 8:15: The Southern Boys (Full Band)
8:20 – 8:40: Jared Wade, John Riggins, Jason Lawlor, Brian Warner
8:45 – 9:05: Zac Hacker, Rhean Boyer, Anthony K Culver, James Austin
9:10 – 9:30: Chad Wilson, Billy David Sidwell, Benjamin Phillips, Garrett Walker
9:35 – 9:55: Sean Rivers, Daryl Aldridge, James Williams, Tom Ghent
10:00 – 10:20: Rexton Lee, Brad Cotter, Hunter Lawley, Steve Owen
10:25 – 10:55: Tim Scott, Craig Wayne Boyd, Joshua Morningstar, Brandon Atwell
11:00 – 11:30: The Darlins, Jon Cook, Bernie Nelson, Dave Gibson
11:35 – 12:15: Shannon Lawson, Trent Tomlinson, Tom Tex Perkins, Dustin Bogue, Randall Clay
12:20 – 12:35: Bert David Newton (Full Band w/ Wayne Mills Band)
12:40 – 12:55: Joey Allcorn (Full Band w/ Wayne Mills Band)
1:00 – 1:15: Jesse Keith Whitley (Full Band w/ Wayne Mills Band)
1:20 – 1:35: Kyle Wilson (Full Band w/ Wayne Mills Band)
1:40 – 1:55: Eric Lee Beddingfield (Full Band w/ Wayne Mills Band)

2:00 AM: Closing Remarks from Brandyn Steen and JR Roberson

YOU CAN donate items for the silent auction by contacting me
at or on my Facebook.

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Country Legend Ray Price IS HOME!

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Folks I couldn’t ask for a better birthday gift than that!
I’m just fixin to print what’s public!

Ray was released from the hospital just in time for us to celebrate Thanksgiving Day at home.
I lost track of time and it is all just a blurred memory of days turning into nights and back again.
The only thing that I can tell you with great pleasure is that my Dear Husband, RAY PRICE is alive and has survived the vicious attack of the Sepsis Infection that just about took his life.
He remains very weak and his recovery will be slow. Doctors told me that 6 weeks is a general rule of thumb for regaining strength from battling Sepsis.
I have a great team of Health Care Providers with Ray here at home. His every need is taken care of by these caring professionals. In the comfort of our own home we both have finally gotten our rest.
I have to thank each of you for your continuing prayers and messages of hope. We have read all of them.
Only someone who has been where we were can appreciate the true meaning of how expressions of love and support can carry you through just one more day! And sometimes just one more day can make a difference between finding the strength to fight back or just giving up and letting someone go.
This Is Why Thanksgiving Day Was A True Blessing To Us. A special day we will always remember. Our family and a few close friends with us to celebrate our Homecoming.
Thank you Dear Friends, Thank you! !
Respectively, Janie Price

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Please Help Ray Lawrence Jr. Locate His Daughter!

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Folks I’ll post a picture of Mr. Ray Lawrence Jr. so you will know what he looks like
but this is NOT ABOUT MUSIC!
If you arent a regular reader that’s OK PLEASE READ THIS!

You need to READ CAREFULLY: This is about a lost young girl 14 whom is a runaway from
her foster family in Arizona.

I’ll post a link to the Official Facebook page where you can contact for information
or share ANY information you have concerning her whereabouts.

You can learn,share and leave information HERE.

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Rayanna, Lynette Lawrence AKA: “Anna” is my youngest daughter. She is 14 years old. DOB: 2 SEPTEMBER 1999. She is a runaway from her foster family. She was last seen in Peoria , Arizona at the Boys and Girls Club, Peoria, Arizona, SATURDAY,23 NOVEMBER 2013. Please call Phoenix Police if found or if you know of her whereabouts.

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20 Country Music Icons EVERY Fan Should Know.

As I stated before some people in this series will not all be directly “country” and some like
Grant Turner were never really directly “artists” either.
Nonetheless ALL of my choices have made a dramatic positive impact on the genre of country
music as a whole. I am pretty much convinced you’d all agree with me.

20.Little David Wilkins
19.Glenn Douglass Tubb
18.Autrey Inman
17.Ralph Mooney
16.Elton Britt
15.Grant Turner
14.Johnny Russell
13.Bobby Edwards
12.Sonny Burns
11.Big Al Downing
10.Riley Puckett
09.George D Hay

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My choice for number 8 goes out to a VERY VERY special lady that was more famous for providing
mental and spiritual support to the legends of country music…it makes me cry when I remember her
and what she left behind…the impact she made on so many!
Number 8 is Vestal Goodman.

She was and still is hailed as the “Queen Of Southern Gospel Music” and was born Vestal Freeman
December 13th 1929 in Fyffe Alabama.
She was known as a solo performer and was a founding member of the Happy Goodman Family” upon
marrying Howard Goodman in 1949.
And along with pastoring churches they paved the way for Southern Gospel music and in many
historian’s opinions she brought it out to the mainstream public.
With the formation of Word Records in the 1960’s the whole world began loving her music.

Her autobiography was a wonderfull account of her life and told about her heart problems
her bout with cancer and her addiction to perscription medications.

Vestal was one of country music’s most loved “visitors” on many country music programs.
She helped country music legend George Jones with his problems after his wreck
on Hwy 96 while recording “Cold Hard Truth”.
Country Music Legend Waylon Jennings once regarded her as a person he respected
so greatly he would not use any inappropriate language around her.
Ernest Tubb also regarded her as one of the greatest people ever to grace a stage.

The Happy Goodmans performed over 3,500 concerts and won many awards, and charted
more than 15 number 1 singles in their almost 40 years.
They were inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Hall Of Fame in 1998.

She was known for her trademark Hankerchief she held with every performance.
And comedian Mark Lowry used to say “Folks the annointing is in the hankey”

They made a final recording called “The Last Stand” and Mr. Howard died on
my birthday THIS DAY November 29th 2002.
We lost Miss Vestal december 27th 2003 from Influenza.

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Muddy Roots 2014 FULL INFO..And BOBBY BARE!

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Oh my goodness folks I been working on this project for a few days now.
I’m always in contact with Mr. Jason Galaz and what’s going on for
the field in 2014.
I always am so blessed to get the goodies and I never expected the
loop he just threw at us all!
IT IS CONFIRMED Bobby Bare will play a FULL SET at Muddy Roots 2014!

Bobby Bare is strongly considered by many to be THE ONE that
started Outlaw Country Music in it’s entirety.
He’s recorded 38 albums and had numerous number one hits
and top ten chart songs.

Along with welcoming Bobby Bare there will be MORE great music
in store for you and I GOT THE FULL LINEUP as it was announced
and I was allowed to do so!
Here’s the whole show poster.

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Do not get the two events confused, OK?
ANY questions please feel free to inbox me.

There is a BUNCH of information he shared with me privately and I
want to report on it for you if you plan to attend the event.
It seems as Mr. J.D. Wilkes will indeed perform BOTH a Dirt Daubers set
AND a Shack Shakers reunion.
This year they have 2 main stages and a third “Community” stage.
There are 15 confirmed acts for the third stage and you CAN sign up to play
at the festival ticket office.
NO band overlap this year on the two main stages…THAT MEANS YOU can see whole sets
this year and not have to flip=flop…and I can report better.

Early bird tickets will sell out at $85 a ticket. Next price tier is $125 for pre-sale and $150 at the gate. Price includes free camping, free hot showers, and although there are 2 beer bars on site you are permitted to B.Y.O.B. if you are legal drinking age. And this year children of ANY age MUST HAVE a ticket.
I’m NOT sure about pets…PLEASE do not quote me on any pet info.

MRMF is held in Cookeville, TN. Aug 29th-31st, 2014.
There are mini cabins available on site for rent, tents for rent and hotels just 10 miles away in town. We encourage you to bring your vintage campers, buses, and trailers. There are no rv hookups but you may bring generators.

You can have all the order information on cabins

If your’e like ME you CAN stay in a hotel. They are all about 10-12 miles out and NOT a bad drive.
LaQuinta Inn is where I stay and I’m hoping Mr. Jason cuts me a deal this year again…hint hint.
I’ll be there reporting LIVE with the Rusty Knuckles guys, hanging out with them.

I’ll be updating this event information MORE SOON.
You can get your tickets HERE
and tell them I sent you!

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