As a service to our readers, we'd like to present Rocks Off's Concert Guide to the Rodeo. Presented each weekday over the course of the next month, we hope it helps you make sound musical choices by telling you who's singing about putting a boot in your ass and who's singing about "boot scootin'."
"The Other Ford Truck Guy"Genre:
Earnestly sincere countryBest Known Song(s):
"Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)," "She's Got the Rhythm (And I Got the Blues)," "Do All These Goddamn Songs (Use Parentheses)?"Key Demographic:
People uncomfortable with unvarnished George Jones, Scrabble enthusiasts who believe "hoochie coochie" is a valid playPrevious HLSR Appearances:
1992-2002, 2004-09Houston Connections, If Any:
He's played the Rodeo a ton, but why did he take 2003 off? Rough negotiations withCracker Barrel
?If You Like This, Chances Are You'll Like:
Kid Rock Unplugged, MTV Sports, and the shirtless stylings ofOrleansOdds of Wearing a Hat:
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Early on, not so much. But like many of us, Jackson appears to know the sting of male pattern baldness.Odds of Onstage Injury:
Odds of Moustache Fu: 100%