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to this town" as the title says, he is taking on this town in a whole
new way, as s a solo artist.
While he's grateful to have spent 2
decades as one half of the award-winning duo Brooks & Dunn, he
reminds fans that this is really how it all began
"We both did
our own things, had our own bands for a lot of years before we met and
it sounds kind of cliche but twenty years went by in a blink of an eye."
So brooks penned 40-50 songs, recorded his favorites, and took the new set on the road.
starting over playing clubs, places that i played when i was in
college. I've gone from amphitheaters and big coliseums and big stuff
like that when Brooks & Dunn really hit its stride to back to doing
what's fun for me and that's playing music back to playing bars where
people are standing at the front of the stage." says Brooks.
he's happy to oblige fans who show up hoping to hear those Brooks &
Dunn hits he doesn't perform any that he didn't write.
some that I didn't sing, that Ronnie sang. It's not some effort to say
I'm not that person, I'm this person, it's part of my life." says
As if this solo effort on the music scene wasn't enough, these days brooks juggles many job titles, including winery owner.
make 18 different kinds of wines and that's something I really enjoy
and hang out there a lot. I've got a film production company, I host
american country countdown, which is the longest running countdown show
out there. I'm starting a new radio show". explains Brooks.
Friday, October 5 2012, 10:21 PM CDT
Tenn. Powerball ticket worth $1 million
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Officials say the Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in Chattanooga.
There's no word yet on who won.
A Powerball ticket sold at a supermarket in Zephyrhills, Fla., matched all six numbers selected Saturday night for the estimated $590.5 million prize. It's the highest Powerball jackpot in history.
The winning numbers were 10, 13, 14, 22 and 52, with a Powerball of 11.
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