Monday, May 28, 2007

Memorial day news: catching up, looking back...

Bucky Covington's debut CD is in stores now, and his music video is available for online viewing at and Yahoo Music. You can buy Bucky's album at Amazon, Best Buy , iTunes and Target, hear the full version of his single "A Different World" at CMT and GAC, or enjoy samples of songs from the CD at Bucky's official MySpace. An autographed copy of Bucky Covington can be ordered while supplies last at his official site or via his official fan club.

Here's a quick look at what's happening on this busy Monday holiday:

A kind concertgoer who was at Bucky's show last night in San Bernadino shares her impressions of the evening in this post at the CMT boards--sounds like Bucky and the band definitely made some new fans in California! If you'd like to check them out during their Western sweep, click here for tour dates; they'll be playing the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach tomorrow, and Kathy at Team Covington has all the details and a great photo from Zellwood that you're sure to enjoy. (Edited to add--she's also got an update on new photos and videos from the Zellwood show, courtesy of Lisa of Buck Wild. Thanks, Kathy and Lisa!) Several conference calls from the California shows may be in the works--check back for details.

Today's also the last chance to catch Bucky on this week's CMT Insider; the show airs at 11:30 a.m. ET, and Bucky appears in the latter half of the program.

Chartwise, things are looking good today, with "A Different World"at #15 on both the the Top 500 and weighted Mediabase charts as of this morning. And a kind commenter (thanks!) pointed out that "I'll Walk" and "Bible and the Belt" are also on the Top 500 today, at #82 and #85, respectively. We're still tracking "A Different World" closely as it heads toward the lofty heights of the Top Ten--but it's fun to hear Bucky on the radio as often as possible. (If you agree, take some time out to request "A Different World" at your favorite local and streaming country stations--a nice choice for those picnics and beach parties today...)

We'll wrap it up for now with those handy voting links--stop in at the GAC Top Twenty and CMT's Pure 12-Pack ballots and show Bucky some affection before heading out for your holiday fun.

More later!


  1. I was coming over to comment Happy Memorial Day to you when I saw yours at my place lol Was waiting for this thread! Have a great day! Let's hope for 14 this week!!

  2. Anonymous9:40 AM

    I say lucky 13! :D

  3. Big Bucky Fan7:22 PM

    Here's wishing the very best for Bucky, as I want him to be around for a long, long time! His CD is terrific! Love his sexy voice and hope there are tons of people who feel as I do!

  4. Anonymous7:27 PM

    Hi Big Bucky Fan!
    Oh yes the sexy voice! :p... :D And the package it comes in is not half bad either! :)
    --Little Bucky Fan ;)

  5. Welcome, Big Bucky Fan! Thanks for stopping by--you'll definitely find a lot of like minded people here. We think Bucky's fantastic, but I'm guessing you figured that out. ;)

    Kathy and Anon 9:40, 14 and 13 sound great! Fingers crossed--the next few days should be fun to watch...

    And hi, Anon 7:27! Yep, I believe you'll find a lot of like-minded people around here, too... :)

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  7. Anonymous4:15 AM

    We all need to request our little fingers off. Bucky has not gained in spins for the last 3 days. His little red bullett is beginning to weaken...
    May 26th..3870 spins
    May 27th..3918
    May 28th..3895
    May 29th..3892

    Lets get ADW to top 10!!!