Lots happening in the way of our Taste of Country music news.  Sara Evans filed a restraining order against her ex-husband, Craig.  He recently appeared on Anderson Cooper’s new talk show, “Anderson” and claimed he lost custody of his children because of Sara’s accusations.  Her restraining order now blocks him from making any further, public statements regarding their divorce proceedings. 

Country stars feeling the sadness over the loss of Apple’s Steve Jobs.  Taylor Swift, Joe Don Rooney for Rascal FlattsChris Young and LeAnn Rimes all either posted on Facebook or tweeted their feelings on the news and how it’s a great loss and rest in peace.

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Dierks Bentley is kicking off the first leg of the Country & Cold Cans Tour featuring Jerrod Niemann and Eli Young Band.  Also, beginning tonight, Darius Rucker’s headlining tour.  Hits close to us here in the Capital Region.  It’s not every day a tour begins here in New York, let alone 45 minutes North of Albany.  This is his first headlining tour since his “Hootie” days. 

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Miranda Lambert’s new song “Over You” is inspired by hubby Blake Shelton’s brother Richie, who died when he was 24 and Blake was just 14.  The day Blake opened up to Miranda about Richie, she said he started to play a pretty little melody and they started adding words.  Blake later told Miranda she should record it because he felt it would be better.  “Over You” will be on her fourth studio album due out November 1st.  Miranda will also be on the cover of "Ladies Home Journal" due out October 11th.