Neil Haislop's Nashville Update
Checkin' in with the top Stars


Recently, Aaron Tippin performed for a fundraising event and awards banquet held by Steven Chancellor, president and chief executive of Indiana-based Black Beauty Coal Co.  The evening started as a fundraiser and ended as an awards ceremony.  Former president George Bush, Sr. was awarded the Chancellor Award, which is given to individuals who help protect wildlife and their habitats for sportsmen.  After Aaron sang, he mingled with former president George Bush, Sr., General Schwarzkopf, and actress Bo Derek.  Aaron and General Schwarzkopf met in Saudi Arabia when Aaron was there for his first USO tour, and they enjoyed reminiscing about their experiences in the Middle East.  After seeing and talking with Bo Derek, Aaron stated, "Bo Derek is still a 10!"

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Neil Haislop

Neil is an independent producer/writer of country programming for syndicated radio, a broadcaster and an author (Giants of Country Music - Billboard Books), as well as the writer of a Nashville news service to radio and For more than two decades, he's interviewed every major country music star. Haislop produced and wrote more than a dozen superstar radio specials in the last two years alone, including profiles of Shania Twain, Reba McEntire, Vince Gill, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Clint Black, Trisha Yearwood, Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson, Randy Travis, Alabama and Garth Brooks.

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Jan 23, 2004

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