More big-name musicians must step forward and say: "There's always more money, but I only have one name. And I won't have people shouting my name in states where there are citizens who have no rights."
On the whole, this playlist compiles a healthy mix of new tunes, fresh takes on recent favorites, and a few curve balls. So, there should be plenty of songs here to keep you moving and a few to keep you guessing.
Surely -- because this is definitely uncool -- the new vacationer can shut up about military incursions in the Middle East and think of something appropriate to moonlit seashores. Or at the least, make the transition before it's time to go back home.
I don't care what country you are from -- or what age or color you are. If you love good songs, and the people who love those good song, I think you will want to be a part of Country Music's Biggest Night.
You don't have to know the difference between a hooey and a honda (rope knotting/looping terms) to appreciate cowboys' and cowgirls' athletic prowess. The Cheyenne Frontier Days -- the world's largest outdoor rodeo competition -- runs July 19th to 28th.