July 26, 1991 |
A fast-rising country record by three-time Grammy nominee Holly Dunn has come under fire by feminists and music fans who view the song as an invitation to rape. Dunn, who co-wrote the song "Maybe I Mean Yes," which was released three weeks ago by Warner Bros. Records, calls her composition a "cute, lighthearted story about courtship and flirtation."
April 30, 1990 |
In country music, persuasive feeling beats faultless technique as surely as a full house beats a straight. It's no mystery, then, why the fans at Saturday's double bill at the Celebrity Theatre in Anaheim greeted opener Garth Brooks with unbridled warmth, while giving only mild applause to headliner Holly Dunn.
July 27, 1991 |
Country singer Holly Dunn has asked radio and video programs to quit playing her new single after a furor over the song's coy lyrics, which some critics have called "an invitation to rape." The three-time Grammy nominee has also decided to stop performing the song, "Maybe I Mean Yes," in concert, according to her record company, Warner Bros. But the song will remain on Dunn's "Milestones" album, which was released Tuesday.
October 9, 1992 |
Who ever would have expected Holly Dunn, a preacher's daughter known for such sensitive country songs as "Daddy's Hands" and "Strangers Again," to be mentioned in the same breath as rapper Ice-T in a national furor over song lyrics?
November 5, 1990 |
Best-Selling Country Records 1. "This Ain't My First Rodeo," Vern Gosdin 2. "You Really Had Me Going," Holly Dunn 3. "The Night's Too Long," Patty Loveless 4. "Crazy in Love," Conway Twitty 5. "Yet," Exile 6. "Come Next Monday," K. T. Oslin 7. "Ghost in This House," Shenandoah 8. "Back in My Younger Days," Don Williams 9. "Moonshadow Road," T. Graham Brown 10. "Feed This Fire," Anne Murray SOURCE: Cashbox
September 3, 1992
Country singers George Strait and Holly Dunn, above, will perform at the Miramar Naval Air Station Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $19.50 for the general public and $16.50 for military personnel. Tickets are available through all TicketMaster outlets. Charge by phone by calling 278-TIXS. Tickets available to the military at all military box offices or by calling 537-4126.