April 30.2014 – The Story Behind “It Happens” by Sugarland

Hear the story here! Sugarland said on their website that the message of this gritty little tune is: “Sometimes, you just gotta let go.” And: “Let go, laughing.” Jennifer Nettles added: “We always say we should take the music seriously, but not ourselves.” The singer concluded that the ironies, such as “getting in a fender…

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April 30.2014 – Echo!

Hear today’s Warm and Fuzzy here! A son and his father were walking in the mountains. Suddenly,his son falls, hurts himself and screams: “AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!” To his surprise, hears the voice repeating, somewhere in the mountain: “AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!” Curious, he yells: “Who are you?” He receives the answer: “Who are you?” Angered at the response, he screams:…

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April 29.2014 – The Story Behind “Almost Home” by Craig Morgan

Hear the story here! “Almost Home” is a song by country music singer Craig Morgan. It was the second single from his 2003 album I Love It. The song was Morgan’s first Top 10 hit on the U.S. country music charts According to co-writer Kerry Kurt Phillips, the homeless man’s explanation that he is “almost…

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April 29.2014 – The Clock Of Life By Robert H. Smith

Hear today’s Warm and Fuzzy here! The clock of life is wound but once, And no man has the power To tell just when the hands will stop At late or early hour. To lose one’s wealth is sad indeed, To lose one’s health is more, To lose one’s soul is such a loss That…

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April 29.2014 – Nashville Stars!

Jake Owen is showing his new baby, a 2014 C7 Stingray that goes zero to 60 in under four seconds. *** Eric Church has turned the tables on ticket scalpers for his upcoming concert at Minneapolis’ Target Center on Sept. 16. More than 14,000 tickets have been sold since Friday, and only a small number…

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April 28.2014 – Nashville Stars!

Hunter Hayes is celebrating the May 6th release of his highly anticipated album Storyline by teaming up with ConAgra Foods to end child hunger while attempting to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record for Most Concerts Played in multiple cities in 24 hours. Announced today, TUDOR Watch U.S.A will be the Official Timekeeper for the…

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April 25.2014 – The Story Behind The Song “Wasted” by Carrie Underwood

Hear the story here! When it comes to writing song, like most writers, Troy Verges has his close circle of friends who pull out the very best in him. One of those writers is the phenomenal Hillary Lindsey. So when Verges, Lindsey and fellow hitmaker Marv Green jumped in on a three-way write years back,…

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April 25.2014 – What Is Emerging From The Rock by Steve Goodier

Hear the Warm and Fuzzy here! I heard something interesting about the great Michelangelo. In his lifetime, among his many other accomplishments, he worked on over forty statues, but completed less than half of them. The statues he finished are still some of the greatest works of art the world has ever known…the magnificent David,…

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April 25.2014 – Nashville Stars!

Nashville: On The Record, a music special featuring the cast of the television series, aired last night (April 23) instead of a new episode. The show earned a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating, attracting about 4.17 million viewers. Cast members of Nashville performed show favorites at The Ryman then sat down at the Bluebird Café for…

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April 24.2014 – The Story Behind “Lover, Lover” by Jerrod Niemann

Hear the story here! This is a cover of a song that was originally recorded by the soul group Sonia Dada. Released in 1992 under the title of “You Don’t Treat Me No Good,” the song was a #1 hit in Australia, spending four weeks at the top of the ARIA Charts. It did not…

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