Miranda Lambert beats Dierks Bentley to the punch
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Miranda Lambert beats Dierks Bentley to the punch

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 – Miranda Lambert, whose second album "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" debuted at number one earlier this month, recently wrapped up opening for Dierks Bentley at Topeka's Kansas Expo Center. Throughout the tour, she heard rumors about Bentley's final-night pranks and antics so she decided to get him before he could get her, according to Lambert's label.

Every night, just prior to one of his tender ballads, the lights would go down and Bentley's guitar tech would bring him a guitar for the next song. Instead of his tech, Lambert came out to hand him what he thought was his guitar. When the lights came back up, he realized he was holding her pink guitar. He couldn't make it through the first verse without laughing.

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