Texas music icon Robert Earl Keen once told me he didn’t write songs on the road because it was just too hard to perform, travel and come up with something original while touring.
When you’re the ‘king’ of country music, you’re allowed a few missteps. George Strait’s 39th studio album, “Here for a Good Time,” boasts seven tunes written by the country music superstar and his son, Bubba. After several listenings, it’s apparent that neither father nor son carries the songwriting gene. Not one of their collaborations will stick with you for very long.
When asked why his new book, “Zero Day,” is chock full of “military speak,” mega-best selling author David Baldacci had a quick reply.