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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Charlie Daniels Does It Like Dylan
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Bob Dylan gave the world many musical gifts with songs like “The Times They Are a-Changin’,” “Like a Rolling Stone” and “Blowin’ in the Wind.” But the greatest musical gift he gave us may very well be . . . Charlie Daniels.

Daniels was already a Dylan fan back in 1969 and working as a session Read more…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Frankie Ballard Talks "Sunshine & Whiskey”
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At first listen you’d think you’re hearing a seasoned older blues guy. At first glance you’d think you were looking at a kid fresh out of college. Put them together and you have Frankie Ballard. His sophomore album, “Sunshine & Whiskey,” comes out this Tuesday (Feb. 11). The Battle Creek, Michigan, native cracked the Read more…

Review: Rhonda Vincent, Only Me
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Rhonda Vincent has been a purveyor of consistently good hard driving bluegrass music for years. ‘Only me,’ the new release from the multi-Grammy nominee surprises us with, dare we say, a concept album.

The 2-disc set is a pleasant surprise with the first disc being all bluegrass and the second, traditional country. Country legend Willie Read more…

Music Industry Vet Bernard Porter On Artist Development
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Bernard Porter first came to Nashville from Virginia when he was 14 playing pedal steel and guitar. One of the first people he worked for, Roni Stoneman, told him not to get in to the music business. He didn’t listen. He’s now been in the business over 27 years and Porter excelled in the Read more…

Rising Stars: Michaelis
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Being an all female Texas trio, Michaelis is use to being compared to the Dixie Chicks. But if I had to bet, I’d bet they’d be around a lot longer.

The model-like sisters have been playing all over Texas since Madeline, the youngest, was five years old. “My dad has always had our back, he’s like Read more…

Nashville Newcomer Rachele Lynae Opens Up About “Fishin’,” Faith And Why She Won’t Accept “Can’t”

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: With a summer schedule full of dates shared with hit makers Randy Houser, Jerrod Neimann, Wynonna and others, a recently released 6-song Party Pack EP and a strong current single with “Fishin’ for Something,” these are exciting times for newcomer Rachele Lynae, an Alaska native with a voice as big and powerful as Read more…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: LeAnn Rimes Gets Personal
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Becoming an international star by the age of thirteen is usually a recipe for disaster. Some might even say she peaked early. But after listening to her new album, Spitfire, it’s obvious she’s still on her way to the top of the mountain. LeAnn Rimes has seen it all and on this nakedly Read more…

Gretchen Wilson Tells It Like It Is
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: In a genre dominated by men, Gretchen Wilson put women back on the map with her Grammy Award-winning single “Redneck Woman,” back in 2004. She’s taken on a couple more responsibilities since then like label head and producer. Right on Time is Wilson’s fifth album, her first in three years and we think Read more…

Bobby Cyrus Carries On A Family Tradition
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Music runs deep in the roots of the Cyrus family and Billy Ray Cyrus isn’t the only one with talent. Nashville.com recently caught up with his cousin, BGC Records/GMV Nashville artist, Bobby Cyrus and it’s obvious he’s well on his way to similar success with the upcoming release of his new album “Homeplace.” Read more…

Nashville’s Ray Stevens Opens Up About His Early Career, Politics and Why “Grandpa Voted Democrat”
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Exclusive Interview—He may not be on the ballot this election day, but there’s a better-than-even chance that, if he were, Nashville’s legendary Ray Stevens would garner some votes based on the number of fans who have seen—and loved—his recent political music videos “Obama Nation,” “Mr. President—Mr. President,” “Obama Budget Plan,” “We the People” and Read more…