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Carrie Underwood rises to the occasion at Gwinnett Arena

Carrie Underwood sings "Take Me Home Country Roads" from the top of a pick-up truck elevated over the Gwinnett Arena crowd. CREDIT: Rodney Ho/rho@ajc.com

Carrie Underwood sings "Take Me Home Country Roads" from the top of a pick-up truck elevated over the Gwinnett Arena crowd. CREDIT: Rodney Ho/rho@ajc.com

The Carrie Underwood of 2004, the one that had never stepped on a plane, would marvel at the Carrie Underwood of 2010, married and headlining sold-out shows all over America.

She’s come a long way, baby, paraphrasing that old Virginia Slims slogan.

At a sold-out Gwinnett Arena, Carrie’s vocals were consistently spectacular, her outfits fun and her eight-piece band impeccable. The nearly two-hour, 21-song concert was a full meal with dessert and wine included. She has vastly improved even from her 2008 co-headlining tour with Keith Urban. She’s self assured but not cocky, moves around the stage with ease and didn’t let occasional high-tech wizardry take away from her fundamental girl-next-door essence.

With five years of concert experience, three full albums and 12 big country hits under her belt, Carrie was ready to do her own solo headlining gig. She mixed up album cuts, choice covers and the sing-a-long hits for a well-paced melange. The stage itself as a technical marvel, allowing the band to shift spots and giving Carrie multiple spots to sing. The coolest device was a multi-level, hydraulic platform that at times looked like a wedding cake, often lifting her 20 or more feet in the air.

One of her vocal highlights was her first big single “Jesus, Take the Wheel,” a song she expects she’ll be singing the rest of her life in concert (along with “Before He Cheats,” for sure). She brought the crowd to its feet with a snippet of “How Great Thou Art” with a vocal display that hit us in the solar plexus.

She also did a duet of “I Told You So” with Randy Travis - in a sense. Travis provided a taped version of himself on the big screen behind her. It could have been cheesy but it worked.

The highlight of the show was Carrie covering John Denver’s classic “Take Me Home, Country Roads” while elevated over the crowd in a pick-up truck.

Sure, she said she was once deathly afraid of heights but not anymore! Here’s video:

And a shout-out to Kelly & Carrie Fan, who kept me company during the concert. (Email me your review. I’ll post it tomorrow!)

She wore at least a half-dozen different outfits. A couple might have made Michael Kors blanch, but on the most part, they were a tasteful blend of sexy and demure. Here is her opening tux get-up:

Carrie-in-tux

Next up: a country dress. She even got to sit on a swing during “Just a Dream.”carrie-country-dress

Carrie rocks a guitar for one song and looks good doing it.

Carrie rocks a guitar for one song and looks good doing it.

She can work a piano, too.

She can work a piano, too.

While on the truck hanging from the roof, she passed about 15 feet from me.

While on the truck hanging from the roof, she passed about 15 feet from me.

Near the end, she dons a flower in her hair.

Near the end, she dons a flower in her hair.

At one point, she even wears a dress that illuminates images.

At one point, she even wears a dress that illuminates images.

Carrie shows off this sexy outfit.

Carrie shows off this sexy outfit. She loves the glitter!

Carrie does "I Told You So" with a digital Randy Travis behind her on the screen.

Carrie does "I Told You So" with a digital Randy Travis behind her on the screen.

She only alluded to “American Idol” in passing, adding, “By golly, I think everything turned out alright.” Yes, it did.

The playlist:

1. Cowboy Casanova
2. Quitter
3. Wasted
4. I Know You Won’t
5. Some Hearts (Marshall Crenshaw cover)
6. Just a Dream
7. Temporary Home
8. Someday When I Stop Loving You
9. All American Girl
10. So Small
11. Take Me Home, Country Roads (John Denver cover)
12. This Time
13. Undo It
14. Jesus, Take The Wheel / How Great Thou Art
15. What Can I Say
16. Change
17. I Told You So
18. Mama’s Song
19. Last Name

Encore:

20. Before He Cheats
21. Songs Like This

87 comments Add your comment

JTesla

October 28th, 2010
2:36 am

Awesome Rodney, thanks.

Robinannhunt

October 28th, 2010
3:31 am

Thanks for the pics. Carrie has sure come a long way. This tour shows why she is 2 time ACM entertainer of the year.

Peter

October 28th, 2010
7:02 am

Thank you for the pics and review teaser. Carrie’s Play On Tour has been extremely well received and I am amazed how she can do it superbly night after night. Is there a better female country vocalist out there? Look forward to your full review.

Deirdre

October 28th, 2010
7:50 am

Morning!

Carrie Underwood is a great singer, a nice person and gorgeous! We should all hate her but we don’t! ;-)

Rodney thanks for the pics and vids. I will enjoy reading the rest of the story after you get some sleep.

Hope you met up with k&cf……I’m looking forward to hearing her review as well.

A pick-up truck suspended over the audience…ya gotta love it!

Mercedes S.

October 28th, 2010
8:15 am

Can’t decide if that pick-up trick is unbelievably tacky – or the coolest thing ever. Extremely brave of Carrie, however. Does she do this at every venue? With the same truck? Same wires? Scary.

Loved her outfits! She’s the best-dressed singer in today’s country world.

Look forward to more comments, from Rodney and KCFan!

Trish

October 28th, 2010
8:43 am

I was at this concert last night and it was the best I have ever attended. I am a longtime Carrie fan and she has gotten better every year. Hello to all my friends form the Carriefans site! I miss you guys and regret not being able to comment anymore on the entertainer of the decade!

Deirdre

October 28th, 2010
8:47 am

Re the outfits…Rickster will be very happy to see the boots.

Deirdre

October 28th, 2010
9:06 am

Taking Maggie in for her 3rd surgery this morning. With luck, this will be the last.

kelly&carriefan

October 28th, 2010
9:24 am

Pac Man doesn’t like me…and I have a lot to share. Boo.

Glenn

October 28th, 2010
9:25 am

Thanks Rodney. You hit the nail on the head in your review, Carrie is at the top of her game. Just top-notch vocals and blend’d so well with all the production, cause all eyes are glued to Carrie the whole time. Last night was an awesome crowd and concert, even as good if not better than her 10/13 Nashville concert which I also attend’d. This was the first time my cousin had seen her live since the A/I tour and she was blown away!!! She has been to many concerts in Atlanta and she said this was one if not the very best of the best!!!

Rickster

October 28th, 2010
9:26 am

kelly&carriefan

October 28th, 2010
9:27 am

I have my comments on Word and tried pasting them in to the box. No luck. Sorry y’all.

I’m sure Rodney will have lots more to post. First, I will have to thank him for the “seat upgrade.” Btw, Rodney, it’s I Know You Won’t. But it was late when you posted this so no worries.

What Can I Say? (Yes, total pun intended!) Carrie sure has grown up. She was engaging, funny, relaxed, poised and confident. Amazing what two years (the last time I saw her) make. I do have to say that she had more of a “country” accent as I’ve ever heard her. It only added to the charm.

kelly&carriefan

October 28th, 2010
9:31 am

I have more to say. But I give up for now, I have a 2 hour class…back around lunch time! :)

lsidwell

October 28th, 2010
9:32 am

I saw her in Columbia SC before I knew she was coming to Gwinnett, and, yes, the pu truck is WAY cool…not tacky at all!!!

Rickster

October 28th, 2010
9:33 am

Though I do wonder if there was someone just off stage asking Carrie “what are you wearing?” just before she headed back on stage after each wardrobe change. :-)

kelly&carriefan

October 28th, 2010
9:36 am

Rickster, i think that might have been me…but I was thinking it, not saying it out loud.

Pac Man sure hates me. I think he’s jealous. Or she. It could very well be a she. ;)

lsidwell

October 28th, 2010
9:39 am

FANTASTIC show in SC, by the way…..I wondered what went through her mind as she walked out on the stage of that sold out arena…..what a long way she has come and she has so much talent….I love her to death!

Doug

October 28th, 2010
10:08 am

Hey Rodney,

“Some Hearts” was covered by Marshall Crenshaw, but is a Diane Warren song.

Rodney Ho

October 28th, 2010
10:11 am

KFC fan–email me your review and I’ll post it tomorrow!

IHeartBC

October 28th, 2010
10:12 am

No mention of opening act Billy Currington? Really? He’s amazing not to mention HOT! Perhaps he warrants a completely separate story, Rodney, c’mon!

Peggy Sue

October 28th, 2010
10:16 am

Carrie Underwood was nonstop entertainment from one song to the next! Her voice beautiful and moving in some cases. Didn’t miss a song that I think everyone might want to hear as a fan. This Country Diva gave it her all…aimed to please her audience and you felt like she was talking to you…definitely showed how much she cares about her fans and how much class and grace in which she presents herself. It was a concert not to miss if you are a Carrie Underwood fan!

Michelle in Marietta

October 28th, 2010
10:36 am

Great review – You covered it all, and then some!

allen981

October 28th, 2010
10:48 am

Heck, I didn’t even go, and just reading about it, I’m tearing up…

No one combines skill, voice, beauty, grace, and natural talent like Carrie. When Simon told her, “you will sell more albums that any other American Idol contestant,” he clearly knew what he was talking about.

But then, he always did.

Rickster

October 28th, 2010
10:56 am

Rodney… no pic of K&CF?

Rickster

October 28th, 2010
11:00 am

Billy Currington was never on Idol. Bucky Covington, however… :-)

Ashley

October 28th, 2010
11:11 am

It was an amazing concert!!!!!!

Rickster

October 28th, 2010
11:20 am

Amazing… Rodney’s got incredible pics of Carrie.. and they put a picture of Macy Gray on the front AJC.com page?

I-Ninjakicksbackcowell

October 28th, 2010
11:28 am

Simon sure knew what he was talking about when he pushed Lee this year.

Comment Here

October 28th, 2010
11:33 am

She said she didn’t like Atlanta although she spends most of her time around the area. Go see Zac Brown Band and then you will know how it is done.

kelly&carriefan

October 28th, 2010
11:46 am

Wait, what? Carrie spends most of her time around Atlanta? How do I not know this?! ;)

Hubert

October 28th, 2010
11:46 am

Dressed up Trailor Trash.

JTesla

October 28th, 2010
11:46 am

Macy Gray is still alive?

wreckedpizza

October 28th, 2010
11:56 am

Yep, just as I figured—–a helluva concert. Wish I had been there. Glad Rodney and kelly&carriefan enjoyed it. Still waiting on the k&cfan pic as well….you know the one I’m talking about!

Hubert- get a clue, dude.

kelly&carriefan

October 28th, 2010
12:17 pm

wrecked pizza, The weather wasn’t kind to bells. I wasn’t about to be struck my lightning. So, I’ll save them for Kelly. Ha.

But on the subject of pictures, Carrie is beyond gorgeous. I don’t think she could be prettier if she tried. Lucky for me, I don’t think Rodney noticed my jaw on the floor too much… ;)

Rosita

October 28th, 2010
12:23 pm

Rickster, from way back there: I believe the correct wording is “WHO are you wearing?” :-)

Jayne M. Barker

October 28th, 2010
12:26 pm

She will never be able to top: “Jesus Take the Wheel”…I have it as
my cell ringtone and answer: “Jesus Take The Wheel”… She is in a class all of her own and I wish her the best always…A classy lady in every respect!!!

wreckedpizza

October 28th, 2010
12:30 pm

Okay, kelly&carriefan, I’ll wait for the bells pic until later. I’m sure it will be worth the wait, right?

Had to lol at Rodney calling you KFC fan!!!! Heck, I’m a fan of the Colonel too….kinda feel like “doubling down” now as a matter of fact.

But, seriously, thanks Rodney for all the pictures and the video. Much appreciate it.

Rickster

October 28th, 2010
12:46 pm

I stand corrected Rosita. (Can you tell I don’t watch all the red carpet stuff?)

Amy

October 28th, 2010
1:25 pm

I saw Carrie in concert for the first time last night, and it will be one of the most memorable concerts I will have attended for many years to come. She deserves every accolade that comes her way. Her vocals are out of this world — her performance of Jesus Take the Wheel and How Great that Art gave me goosebumps and I had tears by the last note. I enjoyed every bit of it and really loved seeing her play the guitar and the piano. Great write up and coverage of the concert!

Mercedes S.

October 28th, 2010
1:32 pm

kellie&carriefan, if you take your time composing a post, it will not “take”. Hope you follow Ro’s advice and e-mail your review to him so he then can post it.

[...] Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) [...]

Mercedes S.

October 28th, 2010
2:05 pm

Other performance news in today’s AJC: “Macy Gray Performs at Buckhead Theatre”. I’ve lived in Buckhead all my adult life and I’ve never heard of the Buckhead theatre… Rodney??

JTesla

October 28th, 2010
2:10 pm

No really, Macy Gray is still alive?

Rickster

October 28th, 2010
2:13 pm

Macy Gray / Fantsleasia…. no difference really. :-)

Sam-A

October 28th, 2010
2:44 pm

Mercedes: Buckhead Theater has been there forever. I went to Garden Hills Elementry in the 50’s and went to the movies there all the time. At the corner of Roswell (at the point it veers off P’Tree) and W. Paces Ferry in that little strip of land. Was called The Roxy for years and had concerts, etc. Hope that pinpoints it for you.

Negativo

October 28th, 2010
2:47 pm

Carrie is truly a superstar on a level above all the other Idols. I don’t get anymore small town vibe from her, just that huge presence from one of America’s Top 5 megastars. I’m not a huge fan of her music style, though I don’t dislike it either, but cannot deny that she is bigger than big…truly at the top of the celebrity A list, and the very definition of what American Idol aspires to produce.

Mercedes S.

October 28th, 2010
2:57 pm

The Roxy… now, that’s a name I know! Thanks, Sam-A! Obviously I try to avoid driving on that part of Peachtree as much as I can.

kelly&carriefan

October 28th, 2010
3:07 pm

In the midst of all this Carrie love, the duet between Kelly and Jason Aldean found it’s way online. For those so inclined, here’s a link to where y’all can sample it:

http://video.yahoo.com/watch/8482074/22669096

We know that Kelly can sing, and I’m pleasantly surprised by Jason in this. They sound very well matched. Hopefully, this is the song they perform at the CMAs because it has the potential to be a big song.

Mercedes, I don’t think the blog like it if you take too long, or are too long-winded. I just wrote it on Word. I was afraid that after taking some time to put my thoughts together, Pac Man would eat it and I’d have to start all over. Good thing I did. I have sent it to Rodney, hopefully he gets a chance to share it with y’all.

Rickster

October 28th, 2010
3:26 pm

In non-Idol news… James “Book ‘em Danno” MacArthur of Hawaii Five-O fame passed away at age 72. To my knowledge, Idol has never had a champion from Hawaii. :-)

Rickster

October 28th, 2010
3:30 pm

Neg… your comments about Carrie sound like something Mo Schreibman would say – minus the Hollywood references. :-)

Harriett

October 28th, 2010
3:30 pm

Hey, everyone. Busy today, but enjoying the comments and reviews of the show. So glad you and Rodney got to sit together, KCF! I know that made it special, as if anything more was needed for you to enjoy Carrie!

The Roxy! I have been wracking my brain for a very long time, trying to remember the name of that theatre. It is where I saw Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band all those years ago. Every time I try to tell someone where I saw her, besides The Fox, the name Roxy escaped me. Thanks a bunch, Sam-A!!

On another note, here is an update on KPH’s little grandson, Porter:
The surgery went well yesterday at Scottish Rite. They say there is a 4 out of 5 chance that he will have to have another brain surgery to have a shunt implanted but they want to wait 5 to 6 weeks for him to gain weight and strength. Yesterday a tube to drain the fluid to the outside of his skull into a reservoir was implanted. Thanks for the prayers and please keep them coming.

Deirdre

October 28th, 2010
4:22 pm

Kid Rock is throwing a hissy fit over Steven Tyler joining American Idol:

He tells Entertainment Weekly, “I think it’s the stupidest thing he’s ever done in his life. He’s a sacred American institution of rock ‘n’ roll, and he just threw it all out the window. Just stomped on it and set it on fire.

“I think whoever’s advising him … we should bring back the guillotine, or whatever they call that thing. And if it was himself, he needs some serious counseling. I love him to death, but I gotta speak the truth.”

kelly&carriefan

October 28th, 2010
4:26 pm

Seems Kid Rock forgets that his lady friend, Kellie Pickler came from this cheesy show.

Harriett

October 28th, 2010
4:28 pm

Oh, no. Is Kellie really going with Kid Rock?

Rickster

October 28th, 2010
4:32 pm

Kid Rock: sage, seer, Waffle House fighter.

kelly&carriefan

October 28th, 2010
4:43 pm

No, Harriett, at least not anymore. That was a rumor a while back, I don’t think it was ever confirmed. Kellie is actually engaged to Nashville songwriter Kyle Jacobs. :)

JTesla

October 28th, 2010
4:51 pm

Hissy fit is the best way to describe Kid Rock. This isn’t the first one that he has thrown, it won’t be the last.

Harriett

October 28th, 2010
5:00 pm

Thanks, KCF. I am gone for the day. Yay!

Rickster

October 28th, 2010
5:07 pm

Looking forward to K&CF’s review tomorrow.

Hope everyone has a good evening – and a good day to Sakura.

Mercedes S.

October 28th, 2010
5:22 pm

K@CF – you got it – anytime I tried to say something “intelligent” (i.e. too long-winded) about a movie, the post never makes it.

Tonight is the end of the PR finale!! Go Mondo!

Erin

October 28th, 2010
6:53 pm

Finally–a really excellent review for Carrie. Some of critics are so mean spirited to her. Anyway, I think she certainly gives the ticket buyers their money’s worth. She never slacks off.

JTesla

October 29th, 2010
1:33 am

Carrie is so good she even generates a positive blog.

Oh with Halloween almost here it’s time to be thinking about candy… I’m so happy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tRHRY1cte4&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Deirdre

October 29th, 2010
8:06 am

Morning!

Our 18 year old nephew is here hunting with his dad and hubby. Half my Halloween candy is already gone! ;-)

Maggie’s surgery has been postponed. They’ve decided that her bone isn’t going to heal anymore than it already has so they are planning to boost its strength by adding a bone graft…which isn’t what you(or I) thought. It’s a putty like substance that goes into and around the injured bone to help strengthen it. She’ll have this done next week. This may be over soon. If not, it will be time to start thinking about how much more we want to put her through.

Harriett

October 29th, 2010
8:18 am

Good morning! D, you’d better go get some more candy!

Poor Maggie. I know you just hate this so bad. Do hope the bone graft works.

KCF, looking forward to reading your review!

Nana

October 29th, 2010
8:20 am

Good Morning All!

Great review on Carrie. Enjoyed the pixs and vids Rodney. You do good!

Thanks to Harriett for giving us an update on little Porter. He’s in excellent care at Scottish Rite.

Deirdre, I do hope Maggie will be okay and that you and hubby won’t have to make any decisions. As a owner of two little doggies, I know that are like your children. Just hang tough and things will work out for the best.

Deirdre

October 29th, 2010
8:32 am

Didn’t mean to imply that we’d euthanize her although we have done that in the past with animals who are in pain. Maggie has spent 5 months getting along just fine on 3 legs…so if we can’t fix the 4th leg then one option is to take it off and let her live happily on 3. Last resort but we’ll do it if we have to.

Mercedes S.

October 29th, 2010
9:59 am

Good luck with Maggie, D -

Disappointing PR-finale last night…anybody else watch?

Still waiting, impatiently, for K&CF’s review!! Maybe on new thread…

Light

October 29th, 2010
10:15 am

Let God will be done thru this blog http://lightoftheearth.blogspot.com/

kelly&carriefan

October 29th, 2010
10:16 am

Hi y’all,

JT, that video was hilarious.

D, I really hope the bone graft works for Maggie! Thanks for clarifying that she’d still be around. That would be a really hard choice to make.

As far as my review goes, I’m sure Rodney will get to it whenever he gets a chance. He’s been posting a lot of other stuff from what I’ve seen.

Oh, one detail I forgot to mention and seems appropriate since we’re talking dogs, her merchandise people made a stuffed Ace. It’s cute.

lsidwell

October 29th, 2010
10:49 am

Sam-A….I grew up in Buckhead as well….1958…went to R L Hope Elementary School….corner of P’tree and Piedmont back when that part of Piedmont was all residential.
I went to the Buckhead Theater on Saturdays for the 25 cent kiddie matinee…..
needless to say, Buckhead did not look like downtown like it does today.

Deirdre

October 29th, 2010
11:25 am

Re Project Runway…been watching all season. Mostly loved what Mondo made but probably wouldn’t actually wear any of it. Same was true of his final collection. I liked Andy a lot and would wear a couple of his finale pieces(not the silly hat-thingies) but I had to agree with Michael Kors and Nina Garcia…Gretchen (if you varied the prints and added a little more color) actually made wearable clothing. And we are finally(thank goodness) moving away from tight, itsy-bitsy clothing to looser, freer fabrics and cuts. Way more flattering to the average woman.

The way Jessica Simpson with her pudgy cheeks kept saying she would wear the polka-dot gown made me cringe…..can you just imagine how it would look on her? And those awful plaid pants would only look good on an anorexia model or a 10 year old girl.

Deirdre

October 29th, 2010
11:28 am

Re Idol…prepare yourselves, everyone. Lee DeWyze is about to start a media blitz to sell his upcoming album.

Harriett

October 29th, 2010
11:31 am

Thanks for the warning, Dierdre! ;)

kelly&carriefan

October 29th, 2010
11:36 am

Well, after seeing Carrie I still can’t believe someone like Lee won Idol… ;)

wreckedpizza

October 29th, 2010
11:43 am

A word to DeWyze: order Lee’s album early to avoid the inevitable long lines later. This could be the biggest seller in American Idol history! Oh yeah, believe it my lil’ puppies. :-)

kelly&carriefan

October 29th, 2010
11:45 am

wreckedpizza, LOL!

Puppies? I’m might have to retreat to the bunker.

wreckedpizza

October 29th, 2010
11:52 am

Be wary of the bunker; sometimes Rickster lurks there. And he is on board with puppies, let me tell you. Not talking about stuffed Ace puppies either!

Speaking of puppies- hope Maggie does well, D. The thought of her with only 3 legs (if that is necessary) is sad but if she can adapt, more power to her!

Nana

October 29th, 2010
12:08 pm

Just a reminder that Kelly Clarkston is singing the National A tonight for the 3rd game of the World Series.

Deirdre

October 29th, 2010
12:18 pm

Thanks for the reminder, Nana! I would have forgotten.

wreckedpizza

October 29th, 2010
12:20 pm

Thanks, Nana. Will have to record that tonight. I don’t care about the WS but definitely want to check out the original American Idol performing the National Anthem.

Rosita

October 29th, 2010
12:24 pm

I thought Project Runway was great last night! Merce, did you think Mondo should have won? He is just as gifted as Gretchen but I had to agree with Nina and Michael that G’s collection was more now and later, and more commercially viable. I loved her prints and the chevron motif that ran thru them and the jewelry she designed.
Just because J. Simpson and H. Klum would wear the polka dot dress doesnt mean it was beautiful, imo; au contraire. . .
Good wishes to baby Porter and Maggie and Happy Halloween, everybody!

wreckedpizza

October 29th, 2010
12:54 pm

Happy Halloween Rosita. Here’s a lil’ holiday song called “The Witches Brew”:

Dead leaves, seaweed, rotten eggs, too.
Stir them in my witches’ brew.
I got magic, Alakazamakazoo.

Spider web, moldy bread, mucky mud, too.
Stir them in my witches’ brew.
I got magic! Alakazamakazoo

ooo – My witches’ brew – ooo
What’s it gonna do to you?
Boo!
Floor wax, thumb tacks, purple paint, too.
Stir them in my witches’ brew.
I got magic, Alakazamakazoo.

Finger nails, lunch pails, apple cores, too.
Stir them in my witches’ brew.
I got magic, Alakazamakazoo.

ooo – My witches’ brew – ooo
What’s it gonna do to you?
Boo!

Wrinkled prunes, mushrooms, motor oil, too.
Stir them in my witches’ brew.
I got magic, Alakazamakazoo.
I got magic, Alakazamakazoo

Sounds good, eh? 8-)

Rodney Ho

October 29th, 2010
1:35 pm

New blog entry with KCF’s review! And Kristy Lee Cook pops up again. Really!

Mercedes S.

October 29th, 2010
1:48 pm

Congratulations, Rosira and Deirdre – you are the only two watchers of PR who feel the right person won! Everybody else thought that Mondo was robbed, and hope for an Adam Lambert career for the “loser”. Jessica S. had indeed ballooned a bit, but unlike negative size 2 Heidi, she wasn’t judging the outfits for herself.

Winner Gretchen’s clothes look like WalMart rejects. Drab, and ugly. Who wants to walk around in diapers, her calling card.

Rosita

October 29th, 2010
5:27 pm

Well, don’t mince your words, Mercedes!!!! :-)

Deirdre

October 30th, 2010
9:28 am

“Everybody else”???? Did you take a poll of the rest of the country? ;-)

BOYCOTT BP

October 30th, 2010
7:00 pm

Like her music – but, the pick up truck set seemed like The Ringling Brothers & Barnum Bailey Circus to me. Next concert tour they might shoot her out of a canon humming as she blows through the air -
or
how about putting her in a metal cage while dirt bikes circle her and she’s singing as the bikes twirl all around her?
Leave the circus to Ringling Brothers. They do a better job…
A little bit over the top for me.