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Wilson helps couple live her song

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 – Gretchen Wilson performed her new single I'd Love To Be Your Last on "The Talk" Monday, but did a bit more than that in seeing if the words would ring true for one couple.

Wilson talked with hosts by Leah Remini, Sara Gilbert and Julie Chen about her advice to singles on Valentine's Day ("when you meet that special somebody, don't spend so much time worrying about what they did before they met you, just focus about from that moment on") what it was like to attend the Grammy Awards ("I felt to be asked to be there and being nominated and to be a part of the entire thing last night, I felt like we had already won") and about returning to school to earn her GED ("It's something I always wanted to do, but mostly for my daughter because I didn't want her to think education was unimportant.")

Following her performance of the Grammy-nominated single, Chen announced the show had flown several Wilson fans in from all over the country to watch. Chen invited one particular woman on stage to meet Wilson, who asked her some questions about her Valentine's Day plans. Wilson then surprised the woman by bringing her boyfriend on stage, who said, "Sally, I promise to love, cherish, adore and protect you, and I'd love to be your last," before dropping to one knee and proposing. She tearfully said "yes."

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Under the Covers
This has been a busy year for country's original "redneck girl": Gretchen Wilson released an album of original songs, "Right on Time," in April, led by the single Still Rollin', and her first Christmas album, "Christmas in My Heart," hit the shelves in October. In between, she climbed "Under the Covers" with Rod Stewart and the Faces, Jackson Browne, Led Zeppelin and Derek and the Dominoes, among others, for a night on the town singing classic rock songs. »»»
Right On Time CD review - Right On Time
Gretchen Wilson is an example of how quickly commercial success can come and go in this whacky business. The Redneck Woman was all the rage in 2004 with "Here's to the Party." The flag bearer for the trailer park crowd personified the tough chick, but there was far more musical depth to her than the persona she embraced through four albums including her last one, 2010's "I Got Your Country Right Here." In this disposable world, even though her first 3 discs went »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Bentley brings the A-listers – Dierks Bentley's Valentine's Day "Burning Man World 2019 Tour" stop celebrated his album, "The Mountain," one of his best full-lengths to date. That album's so good, in fact, one was left wishing he'd included even more of it in his setlist. Those album tracks he did sing, though, stood up well among his many hits.... »»»
Concert Review: Lula Wiles is on the verge – Lula Wiles is on the verge. This three-piece folk-Americana band composes and performs music with skill and assurance. This vibrant listening room venue allowed them to display their talent before a full house. Isa Burke, Eleanor Buckland and Mali Obomsawin comprise Lula Wiles. From Burke's opening electric guitar riffs through an acoustic... »»»
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