Friday, September 21, 2007

You sure Hank done it this way?

Keeping "real" country alive, Shooter Jennings, son of country icon Waylon Jennings, is prepared to make his debut at the Grand Ole Opry (is this place still relevant).

For those too young to remember, Shooter, along with Hank III are the closest thing this generation has to "true" country, not that pop-crap that's just as comfortable on Vh-1 as CMT (paging Kenny Chesney or Chestnut or Who can even tell 'cause they all look alike).

I'd be tough to say whether or not Waylon would be proud (mainly because he's dead) but the star and voice-over for The Dukes of Hazzard hate a hate/hate relationship with most of the Nashville machine.

But here's to mending bridges.

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