In fact, when asked about the likelihood of being drafted by the Bengals, Burrow pointed out the team is located about 2 hours from his home in Ohio ... and he he could go home for dinner if he wanted to. … [Read more...] about Joe Burrow Won’t Boycott Bengals If Drafted #1, ‘I’ll Show Up’
“Yes it was a concert — that was the principle reason everybody showed up — but the reason we remember it is because of the way people reacted to the circumstances the conditions and the obligations that they presented,” Fricke, who had just turned 17 when he attended, explains. “The music was the thing that inspired us to keep doing that.” … [Read more...] about Remembering Woodstock: Why the 1969 Festival Still Resonates
At 38, Buttigieg has a bright future ahead of him, but his 2020 prospects are fading. Mayor Pete over-performed in Iowa and had a decent showing in New Hampshire, but as the race has moved to more diverse states he’s struggling as predicted. Nevada was a disappointment and South Carolina, where black voters have a central role, could be brutal for a candidate who has often polled at zero percent with African Americans. He’s short of cash and doesn’t have any obvious state to target for victory on Super Tuesday. … [Read more...] about 2020 Democrats: Who Should Drop Out Next? Who Should Stay in the Race?
Judy has recorded an ad for Bloomberg as well as appeared on The View to talk up the endorsement and on the campaign trail. Other advertisements, like "Steady Leadership" (490,000 views on YouTube), that have run on cable news programs in California have touted Bloomberg's ties to former President Obama. … [Read more...] about Bloomberg’s TV Ad Blitz Buries Democrats in California
Diversity of songs has marked McCoury’s repertoire for decades now, but mandolinist Lee Bidgood, a professor at East Tennessee State University who has played with the Steep Canyon Rangers, says the Still Sings part of the new album title endorses the primacy of vocals in bluegrass music. “Often the grassroots and folk revival-based idea of bluegrass is as an instrumental framework,” he explains from his office in Johnson City. “His guitar playing is important and it’s present, but it doesn’t define who he is. He’s framing bluegrass as something that the lead singer carries out and this is one aspect of Monroe and of Flatt and the Osborne Brothers as well. A vocal-centric idea of what bluegrass music is provides you with a different framework. It’s one that’s more oriented toward country music.” … [Read more...] about How String Music Pioneer Del McCoury Breaks Bluegrass Rules on New Album