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There is a major event scheduled for Cobb County this coming week that does not involve the Atlanta Braves; pity-poor-me Muslims who can play the victim like Chet Atkins could play the guitar; foot-stomping hissy fits from the daily newspaper in …
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In Pop vs. Pops, an Orchestra Finds Balance to Maintain Its Relevance
Just as much as Arthur Fiedler conducted "Liebestraum" and "Jalousie," he mixed in Broadway and pop song selections, as well as created albums like, "Chet Atkins Picks on the Pops," and the famous "Saturday Night Fiedler" disco album, among many more.
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New Music for Old People: Joe Bonamassa, Chet Atkins, Lady Gaga, Leonard
This column is like the title says – its intention is to fill the gap for those of us who were satiated musically in the '60s and then searched desperately as we aged for music we could relate to and get the same buzz from nowadaze. iTunes was the …
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Latest Glen Campbell News

2014 Music Has Power Awards® Celebrates Achievements of Musician Glen
Luminaries from the worlds of music, art and science converged at Manhattan's City Winery on November 3, 2014 to honor legendary musical entertainer Glen Campbell and his family, Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Dr. Paul Greengard, and his wife, …
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Glen Campbell's Battle with Alzheimer's and Last Recorded Song
NASHVILLE— As music legend Glen Campbell enters the final stages of Alzheimer's disease, his family is giving the world a rare glimpse inside his battle with the disease. Campbell's wife of 32 years, Kim Woolen, recently took NBC's Cynthia McFadden to …
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Glen Campbell releases powerful final song and video
(CNN) — Even if you've never been a fan of Glen Campbell, this one's certain to tug at your heartstrings. The Country Music Hall of Fame member, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2011, is out with the video for the final song he'll ever …
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Latest Slim Whitman News

Country star Slim Whitman dies at 90
Veteran country singer Slim Whitman has died of heart failure at the age of 90. The American star passed away at a hospital in Jacksonvillle, Fla., on Wednesday. Known for his distinctive high-pitched yodel, Whitman enjoyed a string of hits during the …
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Slim Whitman and Chet Flippo Dead: Oak Ridge Boys and Country Community
Whitman lived to be 90 years old, he was best known for his intense ability to yodel, he would do it at a very high pitch and would actually sound good doing it. The country community is dealing with the devestating loss today as best as they can …
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Latest Don Williams News

Packers enjoying sensational 5-0 run at Lambeau Field
But Williams — the Green Bay Packers' standout cornerback — has never experienced anything like what's happening inside Lambeau Field right now. "Never," Williams … Lacy didn't think NFL teams rolled like this — and normally they don't. But Green …
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14 years after fatal shooting, an embrace of forgiveness
We don't bring it up," Scharrer said. Nevertheless, the process can lead to … And in April 2000, nine months to the day after Quantrell Williams' death, Imani's son Ali was fatally shot in a car near N. 26th and Nash streets. The middle death is the …
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Big 12 morning links
Lastly, Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury said the Red Raiders changed defensive signals "as soon as they found out" their signals may have been compromised after former defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt left the program, reports Don Williams of …
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Latest Carter Family News

Death notices: Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014
Family-Funeral & Cremation is handling arrangements. Butler. Emily Joyce Butler, 81, of Pensacola died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church-Pleitz Chapel. Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements. Carter.
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Briefs: Childhood memories await Montee Ball in dome
I didn't make the weight," said Ball, who has 45 friends and family he expects to attend Sunday's game. "But, yeah, I can't wait to get back … Safety Quinton Carter was listed as probable on Saturday's injury report with an illness. … The Broncos …
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The modern music industry was shaped by a man you've never heard of
Among the artists were the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers, who recorded hits like “Single Girl, Married Girl” and “Sleep, Baby, Sleep” there. These songs launched them to stardom and their successes were only the beginning for Peer, who popularized …
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Latest Conway Twitty News

Family Guy: 10 Biggest Changes Made To The Show
For starters, Peter's job change (which we'll get to in more detail shortly) made a lot more sense within the world of the show. The animation has improved over the years, and we've at least been spared further Conway Twitty cutaway “gags.” The “Laugh …
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Stars & Steel Guitars Concert features cream of the crop
Reed can't find much lyrical substance in today's crop of songs, nothing that will stand the test on time like music created by Hank Williams and Conway Twitty. He is enamored by classic tunes, especially those with a crying steel guitar. In an effort …
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Latest Shania Twain News

IS IT TRUE WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ABOUT SHANIA TWAIN?!
Country superstar Shania Twain reveals her three-year marriage to the jilted spouse of her ex-husband's lover has finally brought her happiness. In a rare candid interview, Shania – whose 1997 album “Come On Over” remains the best-selling country …
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Hometown Christmas event to include cash, concerts, and nighttime Christmas
Main Street Altus dropped off Candy Cane Cash tickets to local businesses on Friday. This year, Main Street Altus and Altus Chamber of Commerce paired up to bring residents a Home Town Christmas to remember, set for Dec. 13, in the downtown square.
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Shania Twain anuncia nuevo álbum y gira
La cantante, que ha estado presentando el Shania: Still The One Show en el Caesars Palace de Las Vegas durante los últimos dos años, agregó que ella no está lista "para abandonar el escenario por el momento". "Voy organizar algunas fechas e irme de …
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Latest John Conlee News

Kentucky Music Hall Of Fame To Induct Montgomery Gentry, Backstreet Boys
… of Kentucky's most notable musicians including The Everly Brothers, Wynonna and Naomi Judd, Dwight Yoakam, Loretta Lynn, Florence Henderson, Crystal Gayle, The Kentucky Headhunters, Ricky Skaggs, John Conlee, Steve Wariner and Patty Loveless, …
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New Jersey Devils vs. Winnipeg Jets: Gamethread #10
The Song for Tonight: "I Don't Remember Loving You" by John Conlee. I'm not sure how many of you appreciate (or tolerate) country music but indulge me here. This song describes my (and probably yours as well) current relationship with the NJ Devils …
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Television|What's On TV Sunday
9 P.M. (HBO) BOARDWALK EMPIRE The series ends as Nucky (Steve Buscemi, left) ponders moving from Atlantic City to Manhattan while recalling the deal he made with the Commodore (John Ellison Conlee) in 1897 that would settle his future. 10 P.M. …
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Latest Country Music Song News

Third Day Singer Mac Powell Continues Country Cred With New Album 'Southpaw'
The 12-song set, released October 14th, includes co-writes with country hitmakers Darius Rucker, Kristian Bush and Travis Tritt. It's arguably a natural transition for the bearded, long-haired Alabama native with a penchant for musical storytelling …
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Girls in Country Songs
"The song is so topical and it's what's going on right now," Maddie & Tae told Rolling Stone Country. "It's like, 'Gotta get it out there!'" Alternatively, it's a single like Lorde's "Royals" that so devastatingly skewers pop music rhetoric that for a …
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Country music celebrates top performers
Josh Turner, best know for his song "Long Black Train," says he has a special place in his heart for his fans from East Tennessee. Greeneville natives the Band Perry gave a special shoutout to the Vols. Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town is a UT …
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Latest Loretta Lynn News

University Place lawyer wanted for questioning in death of woman who appears
Police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said there was not an obvious cause of death, and investigators expect it to be weeks before they know more. Police have information that Donald Mansfield, 71, had been at the location where the body was found, but Cool …
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Next Women of Country: Angaleena Presley
Loretta Lynn's life story, from the outside, seems almost too good to be true, but I'd imagine if you're living that close to where it all happened, it would spark your imagination somehow. You probably hear "Coal Miner's Daughter" differently than …
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Republican Baker elected Massachusetts governor
Loretta Obuchowski, a Somerville resident and lifelong Democrat, said voting for Coakley was not a difficult decision, adding that the two-term state attorney general's record "speaks for itself." She dismissed critics who said Coakley ran a lackluster …
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