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LeAnn Rimes & Bryan White

Celebrating 50 Years of Concerts at the WVU Coliseum
March 7, 1998

LeAnn Rimes & Bryan White
Something to Talk About Tour

Something to Talk About tour image in black and white with photos of LeAnn Rimes and Bryant White

SHOW DATE: Saturday, March 7, 1998 • 7:30pm
In 1998, 15-year-old LeAnn Rimes was taking country music by storm. Her hit album "Blue" had become a multi-platinum seller and she became the first country artist ever to win a Grammy Award for Best New Artist (1997). Her 1997 release "Early Years: Unchained Melody" was also certified multi-platinum seller and the single "Unchained Melody" was a cross-over single into the pop arena for her as was her No. 1 hit "How Do I Live."

Singer-songwriter Bryan White was riding his own wave of success in 1998 with a string of No. 1 hits, including "Someone Else's Start," "Rebecca Lynn," "I'm Not Supposed to Love You Anymore," "So Much for Pretending" and "Sittin' on Go." He had also just opened for Vince Gill the previous year. 

White opened the show before the sell-out crowd of 7,100 fans with "Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours." He kept his set high-energy, driving the audience into a frenzy with songs like "Love Is the Right Place," "Someone Else's Star," and "Sittin' On Go."  A bare-footed LeAnn Rimes took the stage wearing a floral shirt and leather pants. She performed all of the songs that became her standards, including ''Blue Moon of Kentucky," "One-Way Ticket," "Sit­tin' On Top of the World," and of course, "Blue." 
Photo of Bryan White on stage at the Coliseum in 1998. Photo appeared in the Dominion Post. Photographer: Dale Sparks            
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