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MKOC News

July 6, 2005

Hi All,

Believe it or not, the news it caught up for now. I've added a few extra treats for y'all, like song clips of the MKOC Official Artists. These songs aren't their "biggest or best known songs" and Harold Hill will be thinkin', "Hey.. that's not the one that won me the award!" and he'd be right... but it's still my favorite as are the others. Listen, enjoy and then visit the artists to find YOUR favorite song! :)

MKOC Store
Find Books, Music, Videos, Software, Electronics, Website Hosts/Servers .... Don't pay the high prices you find in the stores. I've researched the links posted to give everyone an opportunity to buy great things at the best prices.

Artist Info
Artists, be sure to check out the "Info" section as it's been updated with even more info.. web links, sheet music, instruments and more.

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.... Some stay for a while and leave footprints on our hearts.... And we are never, ever the same.

MKOC Official Artists
Song Clips Added.. Just Click a Song Title to hear music in Real Audio
Debbie Miles
Debbie Miles
I Can Feel Him Touching You All Over Me
Harold Hill
Harold Hill
Perfume
Hoyt Hughes
Hoyt Hughes
The Next Voice You Hear
Joe Tinoco
Joe Tinoco
Angel
Narvel Felts
Narvel Felts
Somebody Hold Me (Until She Passes By)
Red Johnson
Red Johnson
Circles On The Wall
Tecia McKenna
Tecia McKenna
The Horses Knew The Way Home
Tony Oliphant
Tony Oliphant
Will I
The song collection above are some of my favorites of the MKOC Official Artists. Please take time to visit their web sites to hear all the music and choose your favorites. Write me, and maybe your favorite will be the next song showcased.

Narvel Felts



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More Country  News
BIG AL ILL

Country-Soul legend Big Al Downing has been hospitalized in Massachusetts,
reports his wife of 27 years, Beverly. Recently diagnosed with Acute
Lymphoblastic Leukemia, the singer with the big voice, the big smile and the
big heart will begin chemotherapy treatment immediately.

Best known for his hits, "Mr. Jones" and "Touch Me," Downing's impact on the
country genre is far- reaching. His music, a soul-based, "true" country
sound, has won this veteran songwriter, musician and performer fans around
the globe. A recipient of Billboard's New Artist of the Year and Single of
the Year in 1979, his lengthy career is a testament to his many talents. In
2003, he released the critically- acclaimed CD, ONE OF A KIND, and was
recording tracks for an upcoming CD when stricken with this illness. A
beloved entertainer, Downing has continued to perform over 75 key dates per
year, and recently appeared at Ontario's prestigious Havelock Country
Jamboree with Kenny Rogers and Roy Clark. Plans for his upcoming European
tour have been put on hold.

The family respectfully requests no telephone calls at this time, but cards
and best wishes may be sent to:
Big Al Downing, 65 Watson Street, Leicester, MA 01524, USA.

*Reported on June 30th in Stuart Cameron's Hot Country News:
Web site is at www.hotdisc.net
E mail address is country@hotdisc.net


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Nashville Star Winner, Miranda Lambert
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Miranda's first CD released on the Sony label, "Kerosene" is now available!

Editorial Reviews
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Serious artists don't usually get discovered via TV talent shows, but this 21-year-old former Nashville Star finalist has become an important songwriter and vocalist with her debut album, Kerosene, which immediately sprang to the top of the country charts. Overall, it's a set of amiable country pop, but the title track and "What About Georgia?," which open the disc, are rock songs at heart--driven by a hard-smacked snare drum and layers of guitar. But what's really at the core of these excellent performances is Lambert's romantic lyrics and versatile singing. When she's playing the angry lover in "Kerosene," she's loaded with punky attitude. When she's brokenhearted and moving on in "New Strings," her soft, delicate tones and gentle phrasing perfectly capture a rich blend of sadness and hope. There's even a bit of Dolly Parton's sweet vibrato and rustic charm in "Me and Charlie Talking," a nostalgic contemplation on love and life's simple virtues. Lambert authored or co-penned 11 of Kerosene's dozen tunes, but what she's really written is the first chapter in what may be a long, impressive career. --Ted Drozdowski

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NARI Records

Contact: Marsha Newell
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Telephone: 818-366-3736
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Web: www.narirecords.com

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NARI RECORDS is proud to announce the release of the new CD, BECCA. This new CD follows the success in England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States of BECCA’s first single DOZEN ROSES, a duet with STAN PERKINS, son of rock-a-billy legend Carl Perkins. On this CD she not only belts out, caresses and sweet talks 12 solo tunes, but makes magic on duets with two of music’s legends –– Dozen Roses, with Stan Perkins, son of rock-a-billy legend Carl Perkins, and Blue Note, with music legend Delaney Bramlett (Delaney and Bonnie - Never Ending Song Of Love).

Her first CD is titled simply BECCA because it introduces not only a singer but a sound that’s all Becca. She’s an LA girl who loves Country, so naturally the Becca sound starts with solid Country. Then she blends in everything that’s crazy-good about Blues, Soul, Folk, Gospel and Rock and comes out with a unique sound Becca calls, LA Country.

Forget the mechanical bull. Get on the Becca wild ride through 14 new songs and experience everything from a screamin’ Texas Hurricane to a gentle breeze blowing through the Family Tree. Her versatile voice will break your heart in Time to Pretend and touch your soul with Broken Wings. She and Delaney sound like they were both born to sing Blue Note and Stan Perkins and Becca will make you swear you can smell a Dozen Roses.

Becca is backed up by a stellar band that gives flawless resonance to each unique arrangement, from the Country pop of Second Chance, to the folk rock of Autumn Eyes. If you like your music real, sweet, soulful and slammin’, Becca’s a slam-dunk.

Marsha Newell
Nari Records
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Granada Hills, CA 91394


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Salute! The World War II Tribute Album

Release date: 6/28/2005
SaluteCD.jpg (3451 bytes)The Great Depression and World War II...two defining moments within American history that proved the resilience of men and women everywhere and molding what many call the Greatest Generation in American society. This tribute compilation is a celebration of the fragrance of freedom that so many spread for future generations to cherish. Salute!-The World War II Tribute Album features top artists such as LeAnn Rimes, The Judds, Marie Osmond, Kenny Rogers, Crystal Gayle and others. Proceeds from this project will benefit the National World War II memorial and veterans.


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Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan

From our scrapbook...
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In a Nashville studio with our friend, the great Joel Mathis.
This may have been in the early 1980's. We have produced many recording artists, but Joel was the cream of the crop. In this picture we're listening to the playback of his session.

Listen to a fast loading sample of Joel's music here:
http://www.kokosuniverse.com/jm/wma/ann.htm

Contact us for more Joel Mathis music.

Love,
Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan

 

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MY DREAMS AND AMBITIONS.

Everybody should have a dream or a life's ambition. Something to look forward to. I have several:

To hypnotize a chicken and make it walk like a person.

To get back to my original weight... 7 pounds, 8 ounces.

To adopt an adult Korean.

To open a string of "Chicken In the Casket" restaurants.

To twist my neighbors dog into a balloon animal.

To play "Flight of the Bumblebee" on musical breast implants.

To spray WD-40 on a canary's perch and see it hang like a bat.

To teach a squirrel to yodel.

To follow a police car and make him nervous.

To sing "My Way" to an imaginary ferret.

To get my elbows pierced so I can wear cufflinks with a short-sleeved shirt.

And then,
to die peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather...
not yelling and screaming, like the passengers in his car.

Jack Blanchard
© 2005.


CAN THEY RUIN OUR MUSIC?

No.
Classical music isn't dead. Folk music isn't either. Hawaiian, Polka, and Jazz are still there for people who want to listen. They don't generate the revenue that popular airplay brings, but, as art forms they still exist. They can not be "ruined".

We have the right to turn off what we don't like, and turn on whatever we want. It's available on CD's, records, tapes, internet and satellite radio, and on and on.

All music is the result of change from other forms. There are elements of Western European music in the earliest Country.

Some people hate change even if it's good. It's not all good.

The value of the music depends upon the talent and motives of the people making it. If it's just stale and hack written, needing fireworks to sell it, and the main motive is profit, it is probably junk.

It's OK for music to change a little once in a while, just to keep our eyes from crossing out of boredom.
But, it should change naturally and gently.

Your favorite old music is still there for those who want to hear it. I know I do.

It's just nice to have a choice. I'm for keeping all the good things about Country music intact, but adding a new idea here and there... exercising our music muscles, to keep them from getting brittle.

Main stream country music is in a state of stagnation. I think this is part of the problem: The originality is missing.

It's hard to tell who's singing without a program.

Jack Blanchard
© 2005.

Please visit our Home Page at: www.jackandmisty.com

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Stardust of Nashville w/ Colonel Buster Doss

Troy Cook Jr. - Hotdisc 78 Reactions - It's All About Love

Hi Troy and Buster

I am delighted to be able to send you your complete 100 reactions for your track on Hotdisc. I hope you find the comments useful and constructive.

The ratings are marked as follows...
10 Excellent; 8 Very Good; 6 Good; 4 Fair; 2 Below Average.

Your song has already been to #7 in the Hotdisc Most Popular Tracks Chart as voted for by the most influential DJs in Europe and some even further afield. Only the elite tracks from the recent Hotdiscs deemed good enough by the DJs get into this chart on merit so this is a great achievement; and there are many major label acts in the Top 40 too. We also publish a Top 10 independent list and a UK Top 10 and you can follow these charts on our website at www.hotdisc.net/hotdisc.html - the charts are updated every Thursday.
Your song should appear in this chart for a few weeks yet as each song has a shelf life of up to 12 weeks.

It has been a pleasure working with you and we look forward to working with you again.
If you ever have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

Best Wishes
Stuart Cameron
Our web site is at www.hotdisc.net
Our e mail address is country@hotdisc.net

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Ref Reviewer details Comments Points Airplay
1 Alan Priestley - Linedance DJ, UK Good for partner dancing 8 Yes
2 Ries Verwijmeren - Rucphen FM, Holland 8 Yes
3 Alex Pijnen - BRTO Radio, Holland Excellent 10 Yes
4 Helene Dagorn - Radio Active, France 8 Yes
5 Colin Roke - Frimley Park Radio, UK 8 Yes
6 Arne Andersen - Radio Lolland, Denmark 8 Yes
7 Ray Peters - Keith Radio, UK 8 Yes
8 Bev Pickles - BBC Radio Derby, UK 4
9 Stuart Cameron - Country Music Roundup newspaper, UK 7
10 Rolf Hierath - Radio Rheinwelle, Germany 4
11 Joe Butler - Saga Radio, UK 6
12 Jackie Blair - Country Music & Dance magazine, UK 10
13 Toby Darling - Publisher, UK Very nice production 8
14 Tommy Truesdale - West Sound Radio, UK 10 Yes
15 Dave Callister - Manx Radio, Isle of Man 5
16 Ray Needham - Linedance DJ, UK Simple but effective 6
17 Philippe Caux - RCF Radio, France 8 Yes
18 Maureen Allen - Linedance DJ, UK 8
19 Johnny Webers - Lorali Radio, Belgium 8 Yes
20 Gerd Stassen - EVW Radio, Germany 8 Yes
21 Parko Parkinson - QBN Radio, Australia 4 Yes
22 Kai Ulatowski - Western Mail newspaper, Germany 10
23 John Andersen - Country Radio, Denmark He’s good 8 Yes
24 Otto Waldoft - Radio Gladsaxe, Denmark Well sung as usual 6 Yes
25 Colin Thorpe - Radio Link, UK 5
26 Brian Sharman - Wycombe Radio, UK It’s good but I’ve heard better 6 Yes
27 Marie Crichton - BBC Radio Shropshire, UK I can’t understand why he isn’t more famous 10 Yes
28 Max Achatz - Country Circle magazine, UK A major star 8
29 John Needham - Linedance DJ, UK 6
30 Mike Penard - ISA Radio, France 6 Yes
31 Bernard Green - Linedance DJ, UK Great song – great singer 10 Yes
32 Derrick Mulford - Linedance DJ, UK 5
33 John Brookfield - Pathfinder magazine, UK Nice voice – nice song 8
34 Peggy Bayne - Heartbeat Radio, UK 10 Yes
35 Ian Ashcroft - Linedance DJ, UK Good offering 6
36 Wendy Nicholson - 1206 Radio, New Zealand Every song Troy does is excellent 10 Yes
37 Sam Harris - Country Routes magazine, UK Loved it 10
38 Per Rodal - Radio Midt-Norge, Norway Brilliant 10 Yes
39 John Morris - Trust AM Radio, UK 8 Yes
40 Goran Ohlzon - Polar Radio, Sweden 4
41 Michael Schroeter - Radio Herford, Germany 8 Yes
42 Steve Margrave - Anker Radio, UK 6 Yes
43 Steven Speckmann - Ostfriesland Radio, Germany 8 Yes
44 Henry Boerman - Radio Putten, Holland Very good, as ever 8 Yes
45 Dieter Trenkler - Radio Welle Neiderrhein, Germany 6 Yes
46 Cor Laponder - Radio Frequent, Holland 8 Yes
47 Michael Baumert - Radio Bergerac, France 6 Yes
48 Pietro Scazzola - Radio Gold, Italy 8 Yes
49 Frank D - Radio Florival, France 6
50 Petur Rouch - Faroya Radio, Faroe Isles 8
Ref Reviewer details Comments Points Airplay
51 Benny Sorensen - Radio Skagensexpressen, Denmark 9 Yes
52 Keith Shepherd - Country Music Roundup magazine, UK Nicely sung and played 6
53 Goran Ohlzon - Polar Radio, Sweden Nice country ballad 10 Yes
54 Doreen Christensen - STVNS Radio, Denmark Terrific country 10 Yes
55 Matthew Carr - BBC Radio Shropshire, UK 8
56 Paul Davis - Country Music Roundup magazine, UK 8
57 Phil Roberts - Rocket Radio, UK I find the song too depressing 6 Yes
58 Veronica Capaldi - BBC Radio Lincolnshire, UK Very good 8 Yes
59 Bob Preedy - BBC Radio York, UK 8
60 Barry Dixon - Now Dig This magazine, UK Pleasant record 6
61 Helen MacPherson - Moray Firth Radio, UK 5
62 Etienne Berthels - Radio Terre Franche, Belgium 8 Yes
63 Stewart Fenwick - Central FM Radio, UK Too slow 5
64 BJ Van Nieuwenhuizen - Radio Zilverstad, Holland 4
65 Bob Storrar - Classic VRN Radio, UK 6
66 Arno Bierings - Eagle Radio, Holland 8
67 Graham Hassall - Radio Nightingale, UK Great singing and music 10 Yes
68 Phil Walsh - CRMK Radio, UK 6
69 Alan Potter - Harrogate Radio, UK Lovely song – when will he get the universal recognition he deserves? 8 Yes
70 Graham Lees - Creative FM Radio, UK 6
71 Gordon Davies - Maldwyn Radio, UK 7 Yes
72 Hans Mair - Radio Osttirol, Austria 6
73 David Miller - CO Radio, New Zealand 8 Yes
74 David Smith - Thatcham Radio, UK Very good 8 Yes
75 James Pearson - BBC Radio Shetland, UK Great song well sung 8 Yes
76 Michel Gandon - Radio Galaxie, France Good – the gem of stardust 8 Yes
77 Pat Fitzmaurice - Radio Kerry, Ireland 10 Yes
78 Rein Wortelboer - Peelgrass Radio, Holland 8 Yes
79 Dave Peters - 97.4 FM Country, Australia Troy you have my vote – we don’t have this album for airplay 10 Yes
80 Len Ford - Oban FM Radio, UK 8 Yes
81 Ricky Lee - Devizes Radio, UK Good country 8 Yes
82 Tony Crooke - Stafford Radio, UK Another great Troy track 8 Yes
83 Ted Munslow - Linedance DJ, UK 7
84 Fred Parker - Promoter, UK 6
85 Erwin Schapendonk - Centraal FM, Holland Nice as always 8 Yes
86 Gerry Ford - Country Music & Dance magazine, UK Another winner from Troy 9
87 Martin Van Der Laan - Radio Compagnie, Holland Lovely ballad – more please 10 Yes
88 Peter Hills - Radio Waves, France 4
89 Rod Topham - Linedance DJ, UK One to play 8 Yes
90 Barry Gower - Coast FM, Australia 6 Yes
91 Valerie Baxter - 2XXFM Radio, Australia Superb song – great melody and lyrics 9 Yes
92 Al Field - Triple U FM Radio, Australia All the credentials for a radio top 10 8 Yes
93 Peter Fairhead - BCB Radio, UK 7
94 Dann Hansen - Roskilde Dampradio, Denmark Troy is a top-notch singer 8 Yes
95 Jos Robben - Vechtdal FM Radio, Holland 7 Yes
96 Kjell Horlin - MCWC Radio, Sweden 6
97 Clive Smith - Hot n Gold Radio, UK 6
98 Bjarne Hesselbjerggard - Denmark Always good 6
99 Richard Kirk - Country Music Roundup magazine, UK Well sung but too much dying 4
100 Alain Joris - Radio Columbia, Belgium 6 Yes


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Jaci Rae

The Rae of Hope words of wisdom for your career

Ultimate_Guide_3D.jpg (4144 bytes)If you've ever felt like your career was heading for a train wreck and didn't know where to turn, look no further than your own mirror. While you will find there are many people in the industry who will help you once you've succeeded, it's a far cry sometimes for anyone to help you when you are climbing up a ladder that sways in the wind and each rung seems like it's going down instead of up.

The biggest inspiration you can have to avoid a career collision is to get up, look yourself in eye in your mirror and remember the classic children's book, "I Think I can, I think I can, I know I can, I know I can." From "The Little Train That Could." Say to yourself when you are looking in that mirror that You Can do it! You will do! And then get out of your comfort zone and DO it!

Then start looking on the Internet for local musicians meetings to begin your networking today. Build your list of potential supporters one hand shake at a time. Get to know the people who may play a potential role in your future on a personal level. Every one at the top, didn't start there. The next hand you shake, may be the person who in the future plays a pivotal role in your careers success. Good luck! Jaci Rae - The Rae of Hope copyright 2005

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A Broken Wing 3:33 Sample (James House, Same Hogin, Phil Barnet)
Where I Used To Have A Heart 3:55 Sample (Craig Bickhardt)

This is a great CD. The first 2 songs are Terrific. All in all its a great CD and it should do well for her. -- Ernie Ashworth, Grand Ole Opry Star

Other Jaci Rae Books & Music (click any item for link)

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Jaci Rae and North Shore Records

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IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) ACCEPTING ENTRIES

The 2nd Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) is now accepting entries. IAMA promotes excellence in Acoustic Music Performance and Artistry. Acoustic artists in various genres can gain exciting radio and web exposure through this competition. Participating sponsors include New Music Weekly, Loggins Promotion, Acoustic Cafe Radio Show, XM Satellite Radio, Superdups.com, Mixdown Media Network, Kari Estrin Management and Paste magazine.

IAMA is open to all independent artists and labels. Unlike other music industry competitions, IAMA focuses on developing new markets for Acoustic artists, labels and CD releases. Past year's winners include Jason Harwell, Jen Foster, Andy Hill & Renee Safier and Hard Rain, The Creaking Tree String Quartet, Millish, Dave Gunning, Toni Land and more.

Win prizes in 8 different categories: Folk/Americana/Roots, AAA/Alternative, Instrumental, Open, Bluegrass, Best Male Artist, Best Female Artist, Best Group/Duo. There will also be an Overall Grand Prize winner awarded to the top winner worth over US$6,600, which includes radio promotion to over 250 radio stations in US and Canada. Partners include: Wraptor.com, Onlinegigs.com, Media Guide and Artist Monitor.

Winning songs will be heard on radio! Winners and runner-ups will be featured on our CD compilation. Also, we feature up to 10 different artists get featured and promoted on IAMA website every month, which provides a review, ratings, CD information and more.

Judging is based on excellence in music performance, songwriting/composition and originality. All entries submitted will receive judging sheets containing comments and ratings by e-mail.

EARLY FREE BONUS - receive a FREE Paste magazine subscription That's great value just by entering! All entries must be postmarked by September 30, 2005. Check out:
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*Please note that the regular USA Songwriting Competition newsletter will resume next month.

~~ Have a great week!
....Jessica Brandon, Artist Relations ~~

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RUSTIE BLUE - "TOMORROW TONIGHT" Sound Byte

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Rustie Blue has recorded a bit about the story behind "Tomorrow Tonight" and how the song ended up in her hands. It is available via MP3 from Laura Claffey at wildfirepublicity@comcast.net.

“Tomorrow Tonight” is Rustie Blue's third single off of her Chip Chip cd titled. The song was written by Deborah Allen and Bill Anderson (who is also Rustie’s duet partner on “Chip Chip”). This mid-tempo ballad is about a couple getting together for the very first time and not worrying about anything else but that moment. “Tomorrow Tonight” can be found on Chi HotDisc #79 and Mark Trail on M-T-M #12.

Praise is already pouring in about “Tomorrow Tonight”. Stuart Cameron of Country Music Roundup says that “Tomorrow Tonight” is “…one of the highlights from Rustie Blue's current album, "Chip Chip," and is without a doubt one of her finest vocal performances of her career to date...” Hot-N-Gold out of London and BBC Radio Lancashire have already picked up the song.

MP3s of Tomorrow Tonight, a copy of the Chip Chip album, interviews, & photos available to the media by request.

Tomorrow Tonight clip

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Ann Brehm

COUNTRY ROADS MAGAZINE REVIEW

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July 3, 2005 6:05 PM

Rarely is a country gospel artist this sweet, this feeling, this moving beyond belief. Anne's elegance, emotion and ringing vocals lead these wonderful country songs with pure heart and soul. "This Love I Feel" flows with such ease that it echoes love coming to life. Classic while remaining fresh and original, Anne's music will be spreading smiles and good feelings for all who stop to be touched by it.

Warmest Regards
Steve @ Country Roads
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Strait France (George Strait French Fan Site)

Start of a new survey

Strait France wanted to inform you that a new survey is arrived on his pages, survey 100% Strait.
The moment came to make listen your vote and your opinion as regards the King and why not to influence his future in Europe.
Access by the usual column. Naturally, the results stay available in a permanent way.
We wait for you, we rely on you then don't hesitate any more. * You'll find the survey translation to the end of this message.
You can see or see again the report photos about the important weekend of country music that Strait France sponsored recently as well as the latest pictures of the artist.
The exclusive interview of George Strait stays always available on Wink radio station site to http://www.wynk.com/main.html

Soon on Strait France : news interviews, chronic of Somewhere Down In Texas, new documents, wallpapers, pictures and some surprises.

Even if the summer is sign of holidays and festivals, Strait France stays loyal and reliable for all fans .

* Survey translation

Sondage = survey
Ce que vous préférez = what you prefer
- sa music = his music
- sa voix = his voice
- son look = his look
- son talent de comédien = his comedian's talent
- Tout = all

Votre album préféré = Your favorite album

George
- vous écoutez occasionnellement = you listen to him with an occasional way
- vous êtes carrément fan = you are a true fan
- Vous adorez = you adore
- bof =

George in Europe / France
- j'y cours ! = i run there !
- ça m'intéresse = that interests me
- pourquoi pas ? = why not ?
- un évènement ! = an event !

La carrière de George est = George's career is
- pas mal = not bad
- magistrale = masterly
- attention à la concurrence = attention on the competition
- exemplaire = exemplary

George c'est = George is
- le King de la country = the King of the country
- une légende vivante = an alive legend
- un des meilleurs artistes = one of the best artists
- un artiste comme les autres = an artist as the others

L'homme et l'artiste = The man and the artist
- sympa = nice
- discret = discreet
- trop rare = too rare
- adorable = adorable
- pas important = not important

Votez = vote
Résultats et archives = results and records

Vous êtes = you are
Un ou une = one or one
Un homme = a man
Une femme = a woman
Agé de = old of

Résultats = results

Then keep it country and happy summer !
Best regards
Agnès Pinson
http://straitfrance.free.fr

Strait France c/o Agnès Pinson
13 rue André Gide
71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
France
Tél / Phone : 06.20.74.68.00 (mobil) and 03.85.46.41.43 (home)
Emails : straitfrance@yahoo.fr or straitfrance@aol.com
Website : http://straitfrance.free.fr
Yahoo Messenger : straitfrance (nickname)



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My pal, Bob Kelso and I were commiserating with each other about similar woes and then he sent me this little Native American story. It's SO true that I just had to share it with y'all.

One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people.

He said, "My son, the battle is between 2 "wolves" inside us all.

One is Evil.
It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.

The other is good.
It is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion and faith."

The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather, "Which wolf wins the battle?"

The old Cherokee simply replied, "The one you feed."

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As always, Thanks for being there and take care,
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