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Craig Morgan's Bonfire
Craig Morgan is having some holiday fun with a playful Christmas version of his current hit, “Bonfire,” and while he was initially reluctant to record a Yuletide edition, he talked himself into it! Craig tells us, “The more I thought about it, the more I thought it would be somethin’ that’d be a lot of fun to do while we’re touring, right up to the holidays.”
“Bonfire” online on Craig’s MySpace page at myspace.com/craigmorgan!
Look for the all-season version of “Bonfire,” along with “Love Remembers” and “God Must Really Love Me” on Craig’s current album,That’s Why.
And…be sure to tune-in this coming Thursday, December 10th, as GAC premieres Stars for Stripes: Wounded Warriors Return. The one-hour special documents a tour of military bases and hospitals in Iraq and Germany, where Craig and Chris Young performed and visited our servicemen and women together with GAC’s Nan Kelley and wounded warriors Sergeant First Class Joseph Bowser (U.S. Army, retired) and Staff Sergeant Scott Lilley (USAF), who were both seriously injured while serving in Iraq. The special premieres at 9:30 pm, ET, on GAC.
Craig on the holiday version of Bonfire: “When we first started talkin’ about it, I’m like, ‘Man, how are we gonna do this…without it bein’ too cheesy?’ Initially, I said, ‘No,” I wasn’t gonna do this, but the more I thought about it, the more I thought it would be somethin’ that’d be a lot of fun to do while we’re touring, right up to the holidays. And I sat down and started piddling with it a little bit, and five minutes later, we had it finished, and I called my co-producer. And I was on the road touring out in Georgia somewhere, and he brought a…brought the studio down, set it up in a hotel room, and I re-recorded the vocals over the top of the original tracks, and that’s what we ended up with.”
ARRESTED now in Colorado...but what a story and week for 2 brothers and their stripper sister!
Text messages and tweets by three fugitive siblings who shot at a police officer and robbed a bank reveal a dangerous mindset and a firm bond between the siblings, "We've certainly seen their mindset when... They shot at a law enforcement officer outside of Tampa Bay, Fla., and when they fired inside that bank in Valdosta, Ga. But these additional texts and tweets have given us additional insight," FBI Special Agent Stephen Emmett told "Good Morning America" today. " We are concerned and feel that they are going to continue and cause problems to say the least for law enforcement." Ryan Dougherty, 21; his sister Lee Grace E. Dougherty, 29; and half-brother Dylan Dougherty Stanley, 26, have been on the lam since Aug. 2 when they shot at a police officer attempting to pull their white Subaru Impreza over for speeding. A few hours later, they robbed a bank in Georg…
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (March 2, 2017) – Award-winning songwriters Cole Swindell, Ashley Gorley and Zach Crowell(each recent CMA Triple Play Award winners) gathered with fans, friends and industry notables Tuesday night at the Warner Music Nashville office to celebrate the No. 1 hit “Middle of a Memory,” from Swindell’s recently certified RIAA Gold album You Should Be Here. “Middle of a Memory” became Swindell’s record-breaking sixth consecutive No. 1 single (breaking his own record) and ninth overall as a songwriter.
Swindell, the six-time Platinum-selling No. 1 hit songwriter is the only solo artist in the history of Country Aircheck/Mediabase to top the chart with his first SIX singles.
“Middle of a Memory,” recently certified Gold® by the RIAA, is the followup to the Platinum-certified, 1+ Billion-reaching smash single “You Should Be Here.”
Each of the six singles and two albums Swindell has released since he signed with Warner Bros. Records three years ago have not only all gone to N…