Friday, November 15, 2013

Nashville News Roundup: Week Ending November 15, 2013

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Every Friday I deliver the Nashville News Roundup on WFKY - Froggy 104.9/101.7 out of Frankfort, Kentucky.  You can listen on the radio, online at, or on the "Tune-In" app on your phone.  Usually airs right around 9:20-9:25 am est.  Here are this week's topics:
Lady A Turkey
"The Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS” is set to air from New York City on Thursday, Nov. 28. The special, which is in its 53rd year, will feature portions of the 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, as well as special performances from Lady Antebellum.
Wedded Bliss
Country star Rodney Atkins wed fellow singer-songwriter Rose Falcon during an intimate beachside ceremony Sunday, November 10 on Captiva Island, Fla. Twenty guests were in attendance as the couple exchanged vows, including Atkins’ son Elijah, who acted as best man.

Monumental Occasion
The George Jones monument at Woodlawn Roesch-Patton Funeral Home and Memorial Park in Nashville will be unveiled Nov. 18. Open to the public, fans are encouraged to attend the ceremony which begins at 3:30pm and will include an announcement from Nancy Jones. The event precedes Playin' Possum! The Final No Show tribute concert at Bridgestone Arena Nov. 22. 
Handpicked Download of the Week
I Wish I Still Smoke Cigarettes by Ronnie Dunn - available Tuesday on I-tunes
Awesome Possum Fact of the Week
On this date in 1975, Waylon Jennings picks up a #1 country single in Billboard with "Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way".