Blake Shelton Disses Classic Country
Now Blake Shelton, "Didn’t you promise to keep the Peace this year? NO Boat Rocking?" No, wait, you promised to be good on Twitter, this latest Foot-in-Mouth incident happened on a GAC Backstory episode. Blake said something about nobody wanting to listen to Grandpa’s music…called some Nashville folks ‘Old Farts’ and basically just dissed Old School Country.
Well believe it or not, some of those old Country Boys have Facebook pages. (IKR!!!!) 87 year old Country Legend Ray Price, in a Facebook Post, (IKR!) gave Blake a good dressing down. “Stupidity Reigns Supreme!!!!!!! Ray Price (CHIEF “OLD FART” & JACKA–”) ” P.S. YOU SHOULD BE SO LUCKY AS US OLD-TIMERS. CHECK BACK IN 63 YEARS (THE YEAR 2075) AND LET US KNOW HOW YOUR NAME AND YOUR MUSIC WILL BE REMEMBERED.”
Blake responded by eating Humble Pie, and apologized, sort of…via Twitter.
“Whoa!!! I heard I offended one of my all time favorite artists Ray Price by my statement ‘Nobody wants to listen to their grandpas music.....I absolutely have no doubt I could have worded it better (as always ha!) and I apologize to Mr. Price and any other heroes of mine that it may offended,” Country music is my life and it’s future AND past is important to me." Blake does standby his beliefs, he said the older artists did have some groundbreaking music, but he believes what he said was true, but he could have said it better.