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As he gazed upon the thousands gathered for the grand opening of the Orion Amphitheater in Huntsville, Alabama, last Friday, singer-songwriter John Paul White articulated the moment with his song “The Good Old Days.” “There’s something going down in this simple place I grew up in,” sang White, who was born not far down Highway
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Share 0 Tweet 0 Waylon Jennings’ grandson Whey and Jessi Colter’s daughter Jenni showed off their overflowing musical talent with their breathtaking rendition of “Storms Never Last.” The song was written by Jessi and was the first single off of her 1981 duet album with her late husband Waylon Jennings entitled ‘Leather and Lace.’ It
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One day after Naomi Judd’s death, her daughters Wynonna and Ashley took the stage at the Country Music Hall of Fame to pay tribute to their mother and celebrate the induction of Naomi and Wynonna’s mother-daughter duo, the Judds. Also being inducted at the ceremony were the late Ray Charles, drummer Eddie Bayers, and the
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Kelsey Waldon’s new song “Sweet Little Girl” opens with a dramatic introduction from Jim Lauderdale, who intones, “All the way from Monkey’s Eyebrow, Kentucky, here’s Kelsey Waldon.” And with that, she’s off, delivering a country music tale of hard living, self-medicating, and yearning for home. “I’m gonna drink myself drunk/I’m gonna get myself high/anything just
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Country music icon Travis Tritt has blessed us with power ballads and contemplative stories through the songs he wrote and released – but sometimes, he would cover and recreate the magic exuded by some popular country classics. And in this very incredible instance, the Grammy award-winning singer is joined by someone special – his only
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Mickey Gilley, the smooth-voiced, piano-playing country crooner who helped popularize the “Urban Cowboy” movement of the Eighties, died Saturday in Branson, Missouri. He was 86. Gilley’s publicist confirmed the singer’s death. While Gilley had a run of success in the Seventies singing barroom-piano country ballads and rave-ups like “Room Full of Roses” and “Don’t the
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