Traditional country music is changing

Traditional country music is once again in a state of flux. Willie’s Place on XM radio doesn’t update the XM/Sirius website. I’m told that Willie Nelson pulled his name from Carl’s Corner. Dallas Wayne and Willie’s Place pages on Facebook are rarely updated. Satellite television provider DirecTv changed music providers, therefore DirecTv no longer carries …

Mobile music downloads not happening

Fewer than 2 percent of mobile users in the United States and western Europe used their phone to download music in the first quarter, showing the uphill task facing Apple iTunes challengers like Nokia. Instead, the vast majority loaded the tracks on to their handset from music they already had on a computer. Apple iTunes …

Gary P. Nunn update for 2010

From the desk of Gary P. Nunn: Greetings from Cow Creek! It’s has been a lovely spring after what I would call a normal winter, i.e. some cold weather and even a couple of freezes. We’ve good spring rains and the lakes are full once again and the bluebonnets and Indian paintbrushes are putting on …

Music biz wins LimeWire copyright case

The music industry has landed a major punch in its fight against LimeWire, one of the oldest file-sharing networks on the Internet. In a 59-page decision issued Tuesday in New York, U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood has ruled on summary judgment that the peer-to-peer company is guilty of inducing copyright infringement, committed copyright infringement and …

Honky Tonks and Heartaches Playlist number 45

HONKY TONKS & HEARTACHES (TM) PLAYLIST #44 WEDNESDAY, May 12 7:00PM-11:00PM EDT **REBROADCAST** MONDAY May 17 9:00AM PM-1:00 PM EDT **ARCHIVED SHOW** BROADCAST EVERY FRIDAY 2:00 PM-6:00 PM EDT Hear it on www.dicksaylor.com HONKY TONKS & HEARTACHES IS ALSO HEARD ON KSEY-FM 94.3 SEYMOUR, TX EVERY SATURDAY 7:00 PM – 3:00 AM CDT Hear it …