Today marks my 12th year with EMI/Capitol/UMG Nashville. And it also marks my 25th year in Country Music.
It’s not disbelief. But it’s most certainly not sunken in fully.Eric Church is the CMA Entertainer of The Year. He won. We won. EMI won. QPrime won. TeamUMG won. At the most awkward time to win Entertainer of The Year. He said it himself. “If there was ever a year not to win this award.”... Continue Reading →
on Stewart’s Rally to Restore Sanity was 10 years ago this week. I read the speech. We haven’t progressed that much. We haven’t regressed that much either.
This is how Malone is introduced in The Untouchables. I know many will say James Bond is his greatest role. And they may be right. But Malone was his Oscar winner and in my opinion, this role was his greatest character. Maybe not most iconic, but his greatest piece of work.
Eddie Van Halen is no longer with us. Like Bowie, Prince, MCA, George Michael over the last several years. Building blocks of my musical DNA, the ones that set my mind on fire when I was young. Gone.
It's true. It's been 200 days since we got home from my nephew's wedding and everything shut down. I thought I would take a moment, reflect and just share some random thoughts, musings, observations and words on this unique moment in time.
I am always apprehensive about today. There are emotions I don't want to deal with that come to the surface today.
Is this the tipping point? Can it reach a level that it impacts law, real change and elections (local, state and national)? George Floyd is not a hero, he is not a martyr, he is a victim. It’s not about him, it’s about the 8:46. And to quote my pastor from yesterday, “It’s pain, wrapped around pain.”
I work for a great company. They gave us a day off. A day to reflect. A day to reconnect with our community. A day to take a stand against injustice. What do you do with a gift like that?