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Country music icon Glen Campbell to release his last song
Famous for hits like “I Wanna Live,” “Rhinestone Cowboy,” and “Galveston,” Campbell, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2011, penned his final song, “I'm Not Gonna Miss You,” with Julian Raymond for the new documentary, “Glenn Campbell: …
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'Girl in a Country Song' turns tables
(Dot was originally founded in 1950 and included Pat Boone, Eddie Fisher and Roy Clark.) The pair signed a publishing deal last year with Big Machine Music, allowing them the chance to write for other singers. The song's cheeky, rabble-rousing spirit …
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Country music star Slim Whitman dies of heart failure

Slim Whitman died Wednesday from heart failure. The singer know for.

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JIMMIE RODGERS:LIFE & TIME: The Life and Times of America’s Blue Yodeler (Music in American Life) Reviews

JIMMIE RODGERS:LIFE & TIME: The Life and Times of America’s Blue Yodeler (Music in American Life)

Jimmie Rodgers (1897-1933), the first performer elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame, was a folk hero in his own lifetime and has been idolized by fans and emulated by performers ever since. His life story has been particularly susceptible to romanticizing, marked as it was by humble origins, sudden success and fame, and an early death from tuberculosis.

Nolan Porterfield’s biography banishes the rumors and myths that have long shrouded the Blue Yodeler’s life story. Unlike previous writings about Rodgers, Porterfield’s book derives from extensive and detailed research into original sources: private letters, personal interviews, court records, and newspaper accounts. Jimmie Rodgers significantly expands and alters our knowledge of the entertainer’s life and career, explaining the nature of his role in American culture of the Depression era and providing insightful background on the milieu in which he worked. Porterfield writes a preface for this edition.

Nolan Porterfield’s other books include Last Cavalier: The Life and Times of John A. Lomax and an award-winning novel, A Way of Knowing. A native of Texas, he now lives near Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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21 Greatest Hits

(2012/Remember) 26 tracks 1957-61 (66:53)
 incl. 5 bonus tracks of unknown data

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  1. Honeycomb
  2. Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
  3. Oh Oh I’m Falling In Love Again
  4. The Long Hot Summer
  5. Secretly
  6. Make Me A Miracle
  7. Are You Really Mine
  8. The Wizard
  9. Bimbombey
  10. Woman From Liberia
  11. I’m Never Gonna Tell
  12. Because You’re Young
  13. Ring-A-Ling-A-Lario
  14. Wonderful You
  15. Tucumcari
  16. TLC Tender Love And Care
  17. Waltzing Mathilda
  18. Just A Closer Walk With Thee
  19. The Wreck Of The “John B”
  20. A Little Dog Cried
  21. English Country Garden
  22. Bo Diddley (Bonus Track)
  23. Lord Randal (Bonus Track)
  24. Ghost Riders In The Sky (Bonus Track)
  25. Cool Water (Bonus Track)
  26. Go Down Moses (Bonus Track)

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Brad Paisley Leaks 'Country Nation' Song, Music Video

Brad Paisley Leaks 'Country Nation' Song, Music Video
Brad Paisley has been on a leaking streak, and he's at it again, this time with his tune 'Country Nation.' The video for the song was directed by TK McKamy, who traveled to California, Tennessee and Florida to document fans for the video. Paisley has …
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Kenny Chesney Has America's Top Country Song With "American Kids"
At the end of a relatively brisk 12-week ascent, Kenny Chesney's "American Kids" now tops Billboard's country airplay chart, making it the singer's first No. 1 single to … There are two new songs: Garth Brooks' "People Loving People," arriving at No …

Thursday Video Spotlight: Parker Millsap's first official music video, "Truck

Thursday Video Spotlight: Parker Millsap's first official music video, "Truck
The awards show will be broadcast live on SiriusXM's Outlaw Country and online on NPR's Folk Alley, and an edited, televised version will air Nov 22 on PBS. While in Nashville, Millsap also will make his debut in one of country music's most hallowed …

Soule Homestead Harvest Fair and Folk Festival set for Sept. 20-21
The Boxcar Lilies have quickly made a name for themselves with their signature mix of folk, country, and bluegrass-tinged Americana music featuring spine-tingling, innovative harmonies and top-notch songwriting. Accompanying themselves … At the time …
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Fall festivals bring art, music, even biking

Fall festivals bring art, music, even biking
According to volunteer Nathan Hansen, two onstage proposals took place at the country music festival last year, and several people popped the question in front of the crowds the year before. In addition to all the love going on, there's plenty of …
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Festival celebrates roots country music
San Francisco Bay Area folk and bluegrass band Steep Ravine is one of the headliners performing at the West Coast Country Music Festival. Photo courtesy of Chris Balboni. » Social News. Crowdynews. By Vickie Aldous Mail Tribune Posted Aug. 14, 2014 …
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Sheriff Riley to welcome country music fans by video
Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley on Friday will welcome patrons of the seventh annual Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival via a video shown on the festival's big video screens. “We wanted to welcome folks to Linn County, but remind them we are …
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Drayton brings back the music of Patsy Cline

Drayton brings back the music of Patsy Cline
In a prior conversation with Drayton's artistic director Alex Mustakas, he said that when they decided to remount Patsy Cline, Poff was the only star he had in mind, and it's obvious why. Poff is simply marvellous and possesses a talent that goes …
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CJ Newsome to present Patsy Cline show at FG
Fair Grove Farmers Market will present Branson country artist CJ Newsome with the Patsy Cline Remembered Show Aug. 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the market. Subscription Required. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an …
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Walking the line as Patsy Cline (w/ video preview)
She'll be wearing fancier boots in Regina's Globe Theatre production of A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline. The production, the first guest-starring appearance of the Globe at Persephone, is a historic moment in Saskatchewan theatre. The rare summer show …
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12 Country Songs for Troubled Times
Ever since country music emerged as a distinct art form in the 1920s, it has serenaded, aroused and comforted generations through the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War and conflicts in Korea, Vietnam and the Middle East. Its songs have also …

Reasons God Made Girls, According to My New Least Favorite Country Song
Currently climbing the charts on iTunes: "God Made Girls," a new single from 2012 Voice contestant RaeLynn. It's perhaps a sign Pinterest has achieved sentience and is now producing country pop songs. Rayna James would not approve. Sample lyrics: "He …
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Exclusive: Doobie Brothers Duets Album Track List Revealed
Like old black water that keeps on rolling, details have been leaking about Southbound, an upcoming album that pairs the Doobie Brothers with some of country music's biggest acts. We now finally know what songs Sara Evans, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, …

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Central PA Music Fest to feature rock, reggae, country and more
The three-day Central PA Music Fest will begin on August 22, with each day featuring different genres of music. Classic rock and roll will be featured on the opening day, with reggae/jam rock on August 23 and blues, jazz and country on August 24. The …
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Johnny Cash festival stars three country legends
The fourth annual Johnny Cash Music Festival set for Friday features another all-star lineup. Country Music Hall of Fame members Loretta Lynn, Reba McEntire and Bobby Bare will perform at this year's sold-out event. Proceeds have helped restore the …
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Europe Tunes In to Its Own Country Music Scene
A plethora of country music festivals have been held across Europe for many years. They range from small local festivals to large annual events. For example, France's La Roche Bluegrass Festival draws 12,000 people, and London's Country to Country …
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