ARE YOU ONE OF THE 10,000?
How do these things fit together?
Deodorants that work with your cologne.
Investing in vintage Apple technology.
Exotic Jaguar sports cars with leggy, busty
models blocking the view.
They’re all subjects for articles in
Maxim Magazine, that bastion of
All-American macho maleness.
Here’s another Maxim headline: “Josh
Abbott, the Front Man with Ten Thousand
The headline has JAB fans asking questions,
especially about this quote from the man
himself: “It just
so happened that the music I enjoyed writing
and perhaps the vocal delivery I have was
more attractive to younger college
females...It makes life a lot more easy and
fun when you’re on that stage and you’re not
looking at 40- or 50-year-old dudes.
“We’re there to
promote a party atmosphere. We’re there to
make sure everyone has a great time, drinks,
dances, meets somebody and maybe gets laid
Hey, maybe you’ll get lucky.
RAY JOHNSTON HELPS THE TIDE ROLL ON!
Ray Johnston uses his songwriting skills for
a song about his alma mater.
He’s just signed a one-year licensing
agreement with the University of Alabama for
the use of his song “Alabama Crimson Tide.”
It will be played at the Bryant Denny
Stadium during all the home games this
season and on radio broadcasts. Ray will
donate 15% of his iTunes revenues to the
Ray says, “I co-wrote this song with the
goal of providing the University of
Alabama, Bama fans, former players, and
alumni with the best country song about our
beloved Bama football team. I want this song
to be played for generations at games,
tailgates, and whenever a Bama person wants
a great melody and lyrics about our proud
Ray Johnston with his service dog “Lil Dude”
watching that Ray’s leukemia stays in
While “Alabama Crimson Tide” is dedicated to
their storied football team, Ray, the former
Dallas Mavericks free agent, says that the
Tide’s basketball team rolls, too!
There’s more from
Ray, including a baseball story to
complement this football story from a
basketball guy here.
Miranda Lambert raised $628,148.00 for her
7th “Cause for the Paws” benefitting her
beloved MuttNation Foundation.
This year the “Paws” event moved from Texas
and Oklahoma to Las Vegas as part of the
Route 91 Harvest Festival. “I always have a
great time in Vegas, but being able to save
dogs along the way was probably the best,”
Miranda said. “I’m looking forward to seeing
lots of dogs find loving forever homes
The money raised from “Cause for the Paws”
will be used for a variety of initiatives
throughout the coming year including
finishing Redemption Ranch, the first
shelter owned and operated by MuttNation
Foundation. It opens November 22 in
Here’s a great combination: Deryl Dodd and
Jack Ingram together. They’ve re-cut Deryl’s
“That’s The Stuff”. Tommy Mouser debuted it
www.countrythenandnow.com and calls it
“the vocal event of 2014.”
Special thanks to our Facebook friends. The
Texas Music Chart has 67,170 Likes (and
counting) and more than 5,300 Twitter
Viva Texas Music!