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Today’s Music News:..Thursday September 15th
September 15, 2022 – NATIONAL PAWPAW DAY – NATIONAL DOUBLE CHEESEBURGER DAY – NATIONAL ONLINE LEARNING DAY – NATIONAL NEONATAL NURSES DAY – GREENPEACE DAY – NATIONAL LINGUINE DAY – NATIONAL CHEESE TOAST DAY – NATIONAL TACKLE KIDS CANCER DAY – NATIONAL CREME DE MENTHE DAY – NATIONAL FELT HAT DAY
As for the mullet wig Blake Shelton wore in his video for ‘No Body,’ Gwen thought it was exotic and weird and she wished she had one. His mom said, “haven’t you haven’t learned from your mistakes, what were you doing?”
Garth’s currently playing stadium shows in Dublin, Ireland. He lost 50 pounds and says he’s the same weight he was when he played there in 1997. For 16 years Garth was a soccer dad and he said it took eight years to get his body back. This week at Dick Mack’s Pub, Garth just walked in and sang an acoustic version of ‘If Tomorrow Never Comes.
The Taco Bell TikTok musical debuts tonight at 7 CT. It stars Dolly Parton and a few other celebrities and it celebrates the Mexican Pizza returning to Taco Bell.
Finally – Miranda Lambert will be honored next year at the Texas Medal of Arts Awards, recognizing Texas leaders who’ve achieved excellence through their creative talents. Miranda got her start playing in Texas honky tonk’s.
Today’s Moldy Oldies:
September 15th: On this day
Born on this day in Maynardville, Tennessee, was Roy Acuff, who became synonymous with the Grand Ole Opry following his 1938 debut. In 1962, he became the first living inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Acuff is often credited with moving the genre from its early string band and “hoedown” format to the star singer-based format that helped make it internationally successful. He died in Nashville on November 23, 1992 of congestive heart failure.
Patsy Cline married her second husband Charlie Dick. The pair met in 1956 while Cline was performing with a local Virginia band. Following Cline’s death in 1963, Dick married country artist Jamey Ryan in 1965.
Johnny Cash Sings Hank Williams was released in the US, the singer, songwriters seventh studio. Contrary to what the title might suggest, only the first four out of the twelve tracks on the album were written by Williams himself, with most of the others being versions of Cash’s self-penned songs.
Glen Campbell was at #1 on the US Country album chart with Rhinestone Cowboy, the singer, guitarists 30th album. Campbell had heard the song (written by Larry Weiss) on the radio during a tour of Australia and once back in the US decided to record a version.
Dolly Parton released hersixteenth solo studio Dolly. The album’s first single, “The Seeker”, peaked at #2 on the US Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.
Born on this day was Andy Gibson American country music singer. He co-wrote “Don’t You Wanna Stay”, a duet between Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson which reached #1 on the country music charts in 2011.
Miranda Lambert signed with Epic Records. She gained fame as a finalist on the 2003 season of Nashville Star, where she finished in third place and made her debut with the release of “Me and Charlie Talking”, the first single from her 2005 debut album Kerosene.
Garth Brooks’ song, “More Than a Memory” became the first song to debut at #1 on the Billboard magazine Hot Country Songs chart, since the start of the magazine’s all encompassing country chart in 1958. It was released as his 51st single and first single from his 2007 compilation The Ultimate Hits.
Luke Combs was at #1 on chart with his debut album This One’s for You. It was #1 on the Top Country Albums chart for 50 weeks, a record for a male artist on this chart.
Lunchtime Trivia At 12:15 Daily:
Wednesday, August 17th, 2022 -Question
20% of people are using one that’s more than 10 years old. What?
Answer: A mattress!
Tuesday, August 16th, 2022 -Question
10 billion of these are thrown away each year and never even used. What?
Answer: Condiment packets!
Thursday, August 11th, 2022 -Question
A study found we do this almost 29,000 times a day. What?
Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 -Question
According to a survey, this is the number one food Americans buy but never use all of it. What?
Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 -Question
18% of people are guilty of this at least once a week, and they’re most likely to do it on Tuesday. What?
Answer: Being late to work!
Monday, August 8th, 2022 -Question
According to a new study, the majority of Americans who got married last year first met here.
Friday, August 5th, 2022 -Question
According to multiple studies, men tend to live 6 to 7 years longer if they are this. What?
Thursday, August 4th, 2022 -Question
Less than half of Americans used one of these in 2010, now over 80% do. What?
Answer: Social media accounts!
Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022 -Question
On average, women clean these once a month, men clean them once a year. What?
Answer: Windows in your home!
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022 -Question
According to Men’s Health, Americans purchase 2 billion of these each year, and not a single one will be recycled. What?
Answer: Disposable razors!
Monday, August 1st, 2022 -Question
1 in 5 of us will leave the house with one of these today and never even use it. What?
Answer: A gym bag!
Friday, July 29th, 2022 -Question
You could spend hundreds of dollars on one of these, or just a couple of bucks, but the average one will cost you $15.23. What?
Answer: A bottle of wine!
Thursday, July 28th, 2022 -Question
The average adult does this 41 times a day. Does what?
Answer: Sends a text message!
Wednesday, July 27th, 2022 -Question
While most men can do this simple talent, it’s estimated that only about 10% of women can. What?
Tuesday, July 26th, 2022 -Question
Today, the average one of these costs $31,000. What?
Answer: A wedding!
Monday, July 25th, 2022 -Question
According to a survey, the average person learned how to do this at age 8. What?
Friday, July 22nd, 2022 -Question
According to a survey, 1 out of 4 of us don’t know this about ourselves. What?
Answer: Our astrological sign!
Thursday, July 21st, 2022 -Question
If you’re an average American adult, you have 3 of these (but probably only use 2 of them). What?
Answer: Email addresses!
Wednesday, July 20th, 2022 -Question
For the average homeowner it only takes about an hour to do this, but at the White House it takes 8 hours. What?
Answer: Mowing the lawn!
Tuesday, July 19th, 2022 -Question
No matter where you work, chances are you do it about 55 times a week. What?
Monday, July 18th, 2022 -Question
40% of us have secretly done this at work, when no one was looking. What?
Answer: Adjust the thermostat!
Friday, July 15th, 2022 -Question
4.4% of Americans over the age of 85 still have one of these. What?
Answer: A job!
Thursday, July 14th, 2022 -Question
Only 28% of American households still have one of these in the kitchen. What?
Answer: Ice cube trays!
Wednesday, July 13th, 2022 -Question
36% of us order this out because we almost never make it at home. What?
Answer: A salad!
Tuesday, July 12th, 2022 -Question
20% of grandparents admit this is the only thing they dislike about their grandkids. What?
Answer: Their name!
Monday, July 11th, 2022 -Question
75% of people admit to doing this almost everyday, though it can be embarrassing if caught.
Answer: Singing in the car!
Friday, July 8th, 2022 -Question
The average American admits they have about 11 of these they’d rather not have. What?
Answer: Extra pounds!
Thursday, July 7th, 2022 -Question
20% of adults say they absolutely could not do this task if they were asked to do it today. What?
Answer: Pass a written driving driving test!
Wednesday, July 6th, 2022 -Question
If you’re an average person, you will have 155 of these in your lifetime. What?
Monday, July 5th, 2022 -Question
If you’re average you’ll eat this about 40 times this summer. What?
Answer: Ice cream!
If you’re average you’ll eat this about 40 times this summer. What?
Answer: Ice cream!
Friday, July 1st, 2022 -Question
You see them on cooking shows all the time, but only 20% of households have one in the kitchen. What?
Thursday, June 30th, 2022 -Question
In a burger survey, cheese was named the most popular topping, but one topping made the most loved and most hated lists. What?
Wednesday, June 29th, 2022 -Question
In a new survey, 40% of us say that this smell relaxes us and brings us joy. What?
Answer: The rain!
Tuesday, June 28th, 2022 -Question
In a new survey, 7% of people say they haven’t done this in more than 10 years. What?
Answer: Gone to the dentist!
Monday, June 27th, 2022 -Question
Over half of us who have one of these in our car say we almost never use it. What?
Answer: A sunroof!
Thursday, June 23rd, 2022 -Question
The average one of these contains 35 separate objects. What?
Answer: A woman’s purse!
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022 -Question
Men are twice as likely not to use this product even though experts say we should. What?
Tuesday, June 21st, 2022 -Question
The average person has 725 of these. What?
Answer: Contacts in their phoneFriday, May 20th, 2022 -Question
According to a survey, the average American owns 6 of these. What?
Answer: Pairs of shoes!
Q: The average man has 11 of THESE. What?
BAQ: According to a new survey, THIS was voted as the most annoying thing about music festivals and concerts?
A: Porta potty’s!
Thursday, May 19th, 2022 -Question
4 out of 5 kids recognize this logo by the age of 3. Which one?
Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022 -Question
A study is out and shows that sales of these actually triple during the week before the Super Bowl. What?
Answer: La-Z-Boy recliners
Q: 28% of people say they would not get bored without this —
A: The internet
February 2, 2022
Q: Doctors who do THIS make fewer errors in surgery. What is THIS?
A: Play video games three hours a week
Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022
MMB: 29% of us are doing THIS to improve our health this year?
A: Taking vitamins/supplements!
BAQ: The average person has around 20 of these?
Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 -Question
According to a new survey, 95% of college freshmen say they have never used one of these. What?
Answer: A typewriter!
Q: 61% of people said they would take a road trip if this–
A: They didn’t have to drive
February 1, 2022
Q: 39% of us believe this to be true about ourselves. What is it?
A: We are the best drivers we know
February 1st, 2022
MMB: Almost 1/3 of people say they never do THIS at the gym?
BAQ: According to a new survey, 4 million Americans dream about this place once a month?
A: Their childhood home!
Feb 1 Question:
Why Is It Said You Should Not Clean Your House Today?
On the first day of the new year absolutely no cleaning can be done, lest you sweep out any good luck that found a place in your home.
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