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Alan Jackson's HOF Exhibit Opens

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Alan Jackson and his family, as well as members of his road band and many of his co-writers were on hand as the superstar’s exhibit, 25 Years of Keepin’ It Country, was unveiled. Included in the exhibit are the guitar he played on the CMA Awards when he debuted “Where Were Read more…

Marshall Tucker Band To Release Historic Live Performance
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This fall, the Marshall Tucker Band (MTB) will release live recordings from its historic 1977 Englishtown, New Jersey concert that reportedly drew more than 150,000 fans. Live From Englishtown is set to hit the marketplace on September 30, 2014.

MTB lead singer and founding member Doug Gray notes, “The 1977 Englishtown concert was one of the Read more…

Dolly Parton Accepts The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
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Dolly Parton accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Dolly was challenged by several people including famous duet partner, Kenny Rogers. His doubted dare sparked her to accept and prove how nothing stands in her way for a good cause.

“Kenny said you’ll never do it with your false hair, your false eyelashes, and your false nails,” Read more…

Americana Music Association Announces Performers and Presenters
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The Americana Music Association revealed an initial presenter and performer lineup for its 13th annual Honors & Awards show today.

In addition to previously announced performances by Loretta Lynn, Flaco Jimenez, Taj Mahal and Jackson Browne, the tastemaker event will feature Buddy Miller, Cassandra Wilson, Flaco Jimenez, Hard Working Americans, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Jason Read more…

Chris Young Song Inspired By Nashville Hang Out
Photo by Sheryl Nields

Photo by Sheryl Nields

Chris Young admits to the occasional late night hang at Nashville’s renowned Losers Bar & Grill – but this week he’s singing about it! The single singer’s latest smash, “Lonely Eyes,” inspired by the local hangout, is impacting country radio this week, scoring the 2nd most added track with over 46 Read more…

Country Music's Finest Releasing Buddy Holly Tribute
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Pictured L-R: [top] Merle Haggard, Helen Cornelius, Jimmy Fortune, [bottom] Sonny Curtis, David Frizzell, T. Graham Brown

David Frizzell has gathered a cadre of music’s elite for a very special homage to Buddy Holly with The Buddy Holly Country Tribute: Remember Me, set for release on Sept. 7, 2014, (on what would have been Holly’s Read more…

You Might Say Keith Urban Is A Car Guy
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Cars figure heavily in Keith Urban’s music, including his latest single, “Somewhere in My Car,” which is featured on his current album, Fuse. The album also features a few other songs with a car in the title – “Cop Car” and “Red Camaro,” among them. His videos for “Sweet Thing,” “Days Go By,” “It’s a Read more…

Ricky Skaggs And Sharon White To Release Album
Ricky Skaggs And Sharon White

On August 4, country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White (of country music’s The Whites) celebrated their 33rd wedding anniversary. Over the course of more than three decades of marriage, Skaggs and White have savored every moment of their lifelong commitment to one another. With both of their respected careers cemented into the Read more…

HOF Keeps It Country With Alan Jackson
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The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is gearing up for the forthcoming exhibit Alan Jackson: 25 Years of Keepin’ It Country, with an opening-weekend-only artifact on display and special, exhibit-related programs.

Country fans and car enthusiasts take note. From August 29 through September 1, Jackson’s 1955 Ford Thunderbird convertible will be on display in Read more…

Kacey Musgraves Goes Platinum
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Immediately following her set Saturday night on the Katy Perry Prismatic World Tour, Grammy Award-winning Texas singer-songwriter, Kacey Musgraves, received plaques celebrating two RIAA gold certifications and one Platinum from her label, Mercury Nashville, backstage at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, KY.

Musgraves’ debut album Same Trailer Different Park and critically acclaimed song “Follow Your Read more…