It has been 12 years since the sky-scraping, twin towers were horrendously taken down right before our eyes. We all remember where we were at the time of the terrorist attack, and I know I will never forget September 11, 2001 as long as I live. It is important to remember 9/11 and appreciate how strong of a country we live in.
George Jones has been gone since April 26 and since then everybody who's anybody in country music has shared what the Possum has meant to them. There have been some moving moments in the month and a half since we lost one of the greatest singers of all-time.
Last Friday at CMA Music Fest in Nashville there was a special tribute to George Jones called "Remembering George Jones". The Possum's wife Nancy and several of George's "closet entertainment friends" were invited to the special remembrance panel.
Louisiana native Andy Griggs has written and recorded a song about the December 14th shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. The song is called "20 Little Angels" and it's streaming right now at his website.
Vietnam Veterans of America, Acadiana Chapter #141, will be holding an event Saturday at 10am to honor the memory of Louisiana's fallen soldiers. The tribute will be held at 300 N. Dugas Road in Lafayette.
Drew Brees was among the 200 surfers to pay tribute to the late San Diego Charger great Junior Seau during a "paddle out" on Sunday. This all happened on the beachfront outside the Oceanside, California home of the former NFL star.
Today’s country music wouldn’t be what it is without the iconic stars that led the way, like Glen Campbell, who changed the face of the industry with a string of Top 10 hits in the 1960s and ’70s. Realizing his greatness, Vince Gill, Keith Urban and Brad Paisley took the stage at the 2011 CMA Awards to honor the legend, who announced in June that he’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.