"We just realized, you know what, this show is going to be dedicated to
Oklahoma and Bobby just kind of it threw out there," Amy, co-host of the
Bobby Bones show told Nashville's News 2.
Co-host Amy and Bobby Bones took to the radio, asking for Nashville's
country music artists to show their support for the victims in Oklahoma.
"Play a song, maybe sign a guitar and then we'll auction that
off," said Amy.
Jake Owen, Parmalee and Phil Vassar showed up to perform on the show and
sign instruments to raise money for the tornado victims.
By Tuesday night, The Bobby Bones Show had collected a room full of guitars
to auction off, from Dierks Bentley, Colt Ford, Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore,
Florida Georgia Line, Lee Brice and many more.
The Eli Young Band, Little Big Town and Dierks Bentley also donated concert
tickets, meet and greet opportunities and backstage passes to auction off.
Proceeds from the auction will be given to the Red Cross to directly help
the victims in Oklahoma.
Wednesday morning's Bobby Bones Show was even bigger, with more artists
pitching in to help.
"We're going to hear from Brad Paisley, we're going to have some shoes
to donate from Kellie Pickler, she's dancing tonight on Dancing with the
Stars," said Amy.
The Band Perry, Gloriana and others performed live on Wednesday morning's
"It has been really remarkable to see people donate, come up
and play and that is what we have been doing for the last couple of days," Bobby
Lawrence grew up in southwest Arkansas
which is part of tornado alley.
right there being exposed to tornadoes my whole life," he said.
Lawrence is releasing a new album in August
and one song on that album is called "Butterfly".
written off of some stories that I heard about the Joplin
tornadoes several years ago," Lawrence
Lawrence is giving an advanced copy of "Butterfly"
to WSIX. Anyone who makes a donation to the Red Cross can get a downloadable
copy of the song.
"It is a
pretty powerful piece of music one of my favorite things that I have written in
a long time," he added.
For more information on the Bobby Bones Show relief efforts for Oklahoma, visit WSIX.com.