OF EPISODE 9
AND KASEY HEADLINE NU COUNTRY TV
Australasian country superstar Keith Urban and country rock queen Kasey
Chambers headline a star-studded episode of Nu Country TV on Saturday
Urban, 36, performs latest smash U.S #1 hit 'Who Wouldn't Wanna Be
Me' from huge selling fourth album 'Golden Road.'
hotshot award winning singer, guitarist and songwriter returned to
the U.S. after a major tour of Australia with fellow star LeAnn Rimes.
Urban has long won widespread airplay in the U.S. and suffered sound
problems at some Australian concerts but triumphed with a sizzling
Although Keith was again snubbed by metropolitan mainstream corporate
radio chains he leaped the moat on major regional commercial stations
after a decade of airplay on ABC and community radio.
Urban's record company Warner Music have rewarded Nu Country TV viewers
and web page visitors by giving us a batch of his album Golden Road.
members page and learn how you
can take Keith's CD home with you by joining Nu Country or renewing your
CLICK HERE to read more about the belated
superstar who now calls Nashville home in the Diary on July 18.
CLICK HERE for the review on November
KASEY CHAMBERS BREAKTHROUGH HIT
Australian born star Kasey Chambers has followed Urban to the U.S.
on regular tours to promote her two acclaimed solo albums that have
won her a large international following.
But the singer, living on the NSW Central Coast with her partner and
baby son, won't be moving to the U.S.
Kasey, just 28, is making the most of the sporadic commercial airplay
that followed her huge hit 'Not Pretty Enough.'
her breakthrough song 'Cry Like A Baby' - the song featured on
community and ABC radio - after she scored embryonic airplay with the
'Dead Ringer Band.'
Kasey proves she has long been Australian country music's greatest chance
to break the genre on the closed shop of commercial radio.
CLICK HERE in the Diary for
an historic October 2002 interview with KASEY.
FRED EAGLESMITH INTERVIEW
Kasey's touring partner - Canadian troubadour Fred Eaglesmith - also performs
live on Nu Country TV after an interview at the Ibis Hotel in Melbourne.
making his third Australian tour, talks about his colourful career
that takes him far afield from the repossessed Ontario farm where
he was reared with eight siblings.
Fred tells viewers how to hot wire a John Deere B tractor to make
it travel faster during harvesting - an essential hint for long
suffering hay carters - and other secrets.
Eaglesmith, subject of two tribute discs featuring Aussie artists
including The Chambers families and Audrey Auld, is captured performing
Broken Rainbow at the Corner Hotel in Richmond.
CLICK HERE for a Fred feature
in the Diary on November 6.
Sunraysia reared country band The T-Bones are the epitome of rural rooted
country with a hard urban edge.
The band, which hails from Robinvale, followed in the slipstream of punchy
predecessors 'Saltbush' and the 'Dead Livers' by writing about life in
the Aussie country fast lane.
They launch their sixth album 'Seventeen' (a compilation) on Friday December
5 at the Ding Dong Lounge in Market Lane in the Melbourne CBD.
They have also started recording their new studio album but this week
they perform their original tune 'She Starts' from fifth album 'Smartest
Kid In Town.'
The song, one of many car classics from the pens of singer Andrew Pupillo
and guitarists Charlie Wilde and James Stewart, is a crowd pleaser.
CLICK HERE for more about the
T-Bones from the DIARY.
FAMILY TREE UPROOTED BY GURU
HOW YOU CAN WIN JOHNNY CASH ANTHOLOGY DVD
Family tree is one of the most colourful in the long history of country
Johnny Cash, singing spouse June Carter Cash and her daughter Rosey Nix
Adams are among the latest to tumble from the tree into history.
CLICK HERE for Rosey tribute on October
See if you can keep with Guru Dave, Lawrie Weir and director Peter Hosking
as they try to lop the branches into chronological order.
CLICK HERE for a chance to win the
Johnny Cash Anthology DVD from AV Channel by becoming a member of Nu Country
or renewing your membership.
Be the first financial member to spot the blooper
on the tree and you can also have a copy of the DVD.
CLICK HERE for all the family
tree clues in the Diary on September 23.
O'SHEA RETURNS TO NU COUNTRY
guitarist and singer-songwriter Monica Weightman suffered heart palpitations
when she was centre and front for Keith Urban's Melbourne concert.
Not from an arrow fired from stage by Urban but by the kick of his
drummer who zeroed in on Monica's vantage point near the stage.
Monica performs the title track of her popular indie album 'Calm
Before The Storm' - a radio staple in the Nu Country FM era.
Further Info visit http://www.tarahall.com.au/monicaweightman/
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