Nashville News and Notes – Friday

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WHO’S THE LATEST POP STAR MAKING COUNTRY MUSIC THESE DAYS? CYNDI LAUPER!  IN THE 80’S, HER BIG POP SONG WAS “GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN”. NOW YOU CAN PICK UP HER NEW COUNTRY ALBUM, Detour, AT YOUR LOCAL CRACKER BARREL.

IF YOU WERE A MUSICIAN GETTING READY TO CELEBRATE YOUR 80TH BIRTHDAY, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?  WELL, HOSTING A CONCERT MIGHT BE ONE OF THOSE THINGS.  CHARLIE DANIELS IS GETTING READY FOR HIS 80th BIRTHDAY VOLUNTEER JAM ON NOVEMBER 30TH IN NASHVILLE.  SOME OF THE OTHER ARTISTS FEATURED IN THE BENEFIT CONCERT INCLUDE TRAVIS TRITT, CHRIS STAPLETON, KID ROCK AND LARRY THE CABLE GUY.  IN ADDITION TO THE BIRTHDAY BASH, CHARLIE DANIELS WILL BE FEATURED IN A NEW EXHIBIT AT THE COUNTRY  MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM.  THE EXHIBIT OPENS SEPTEMBER 23.  THEN HE’LL BE INDUCTED INTO THE HALL OF FAME IN OCTOBER!  CHARLIE IS A BUSY GUY!