Danny Merrell

I Met George Strait — But I Didn’t Get An Autographed Guitar
Yes....that's me with George Strait.
It was around 1983 in Austin, I was 19, and the only thing that concerned me more than actually getting to meet George Strait (only a couple of number ones at that time), was to make sure I sucked in my cheeks and pushed back the sleeves of my satin jacket so…
How ‘Bout Some Homecoming Help For This Clueless Dad
I've heard it said that when it comes to raising kids, sons are a lot less expensive than daughters.  I think the brunt of that message is about to hit me square in the jaw.
My oldest is a 15 year old girl...and it's homecoming season.  When I was going to high school (eons ago), I never really had a…
9/11, Pearl Harbor, And My 11th Grade History Class
I was not alive when Pearl Harbor happened.  Heck, my mom was only 4 years old at the time.   Much like anyone born years after 1941, I knew the details about the attack on Pearl Harbor, but I could hardly fathom the feelings of the profound significance of that terrible day on Decemb…
Danny Merrell Celebrates National Bad Poetry Day
Emerson...Dante...Tennyson...Dr. Seuss...today is not their day.
This is the day that we aspiring poets try our best effort at verse.  Nope.  Scratch that.
This is the day that we silly people try to make up bad poetry - limericks, haiku, iambic pentameter (not sure what that means, but it sounded poe…
Glen Templeton On The Merrell In The Morning Show [AUDIO]
His name is Glen Templeton...and  he was featured on the Merrell in the Morning show.
He's also gonna be coming back to town as part of a special show with Brantley Gilbert.
After listening to Glen's debut CD, I really believe that he really has what it takes to make it to the big time...and when I sa…
The Warranty On My Body Must Have Ended When I Turned 40
I turned 40 in the Summer of 2004.
Up until that time, my body and I were on very good speaking terms.  I could jog a couple of miles or golf 18 holes or play a pick up game of basketball and still be able to sit upright at the dinner table that evening.
However, it seems the VERY DAY I turned 40, my …
St. Cyprian’s Bayou Bash Happening Tonight
One of the most anticipated events in the area is coming tonight to the St. Cyprian's gym -- Bayou Bash.
In addition to dinner provided by Popeye's, there's a multitude of raffles and auctions, including the famous dessert auction.
The Bayou Bash is the major yearly fundraiser for St...

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