You can usually count on country music blog The 9513 to be a solid source for news within the genre, so it’s not surprising that their top 50 songs of ’08 list is full of solid picks from No. 1 on down. Plus, there’s music by the adorable Joey + Rory scattered throughout, which should appeal to all three Can You Duet fans out there. 9513‘s top three, via the magic of YouTube, below the cut.
2008 wasn’t quite the boom year for televised music talent shows that 2007 was, though I doubt anyone was particularly upset by not having Grease: You’re The One That I Want in their lives again. One of the few music-related TV offerings out there, CMT’s Can You Duet, proved to be really charming; even more surprisingly, it actually centered on music.
I assumed I was probably the only person on earth following CMT’s pairs-skate version of American Idol Can You Duet, so there wasn’t really anyone around to share my pain when Joey & Rory, an adorable married couple comprised of a farmer/songwriter husband and his restaurant-owning wife, couldn’t… More »