Music

Blake Shelton – Boys ‘Round Here feat. Pistol Annies & Friends (Official Music Video)

Get Blake Shelton’s new album Based On A True Story… on iTunes – http://smarturl.it/basedonatruestory www.blakeshelton.com Behind-the-scenes of “Boys ‘Roun…

Country music fans in Ireland are reeling as Garth Brooks' comeback tour

Country music fans in Ireland are reeling as Garth Brooks' comeback tour
"Garth Brooks is like God, I mean, American country music is huge here," says Alana Fearon, a reporter with the Irish Daily Mirror. "When the Garth Brooks comeback gigs were initially announced, there were to be two in Croke Park (Dublin's professional …
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Country music star Craig Morgan returns to Surf
And as a country star, he reached what many consider the pinnacle of his profession in 2008 when he became a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Yet Morgan is still humble, hopeful and hungry to continue making his mark in country music. "When you go out …
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Country Star Jake Owen Has The Right Attitude About The Music Business
Some artists climb their way up the music charts naturally, while others get by with a little help from their musician friends. Country star Jake Owen thinks the latter is always a good way to do it. "It's important in any format of music to embrace …
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Charlie Daniels on Faith, America and Billy Graham; The Music Legend Has a

Charlie Daniels on Faith, America and Billy Graham; The Music Legend Has a
His songs have been recorded by Elvis Presley and Tammy Wynette. And in 2008, he was inducted as a member into the Grand Ole Opry. Yet all of that pales in comparison to his priceless relationship with Christ, the one who has sustained him, guided him …
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Avicii's beat goes on — and on and on
Avicii doesn't believe in attention spans and has returned for an encore that includes “Wake Me Up,” a radio-hit hybrid of country twang with dance floor va-voom, similar to when the KLF persuaded Tammy Wynette to sing “Justified and Ancient” in 1991 …
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ON THE RECORD: Airborne drill shows up on commercial
He can be heard on such classic songs as Brenda Lee's “I'm Sorry,” Patsy Cline's “Crazy,” Tammy Wynette's “Stand By Your Man” and Loretta Lynn's “Coal Miner's Daughter.” Bradley also found time to record four albums under his own name in the '60s and …
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Cool Country Music Star images

A few nice Country Music Star images I found:

Sadie and the Hotheads – The Forum Hertfordshire – 22-06-12
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Late ‘n’ Live Tribute to Nerija: Wilson Dixon
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(C) Isabelle Adam

Down Life's Highway “Mr. Gospel Music, “ Hank, Chet, Willie and Patsy Cline

Oh say can you see…


Image by Bristol Motor Speedway & Dragway
Country music recording artist Danielle Peck sings the National Anthem prior to the start of the 2008 Food City 500.

Down Life's Highway “Mr. Gospel Music, “ Hank, Chet, Willie and Patsy Cline
The year was 1948, Dudley J. leBlanc, the inventor of Hadacol, had come up with a great promotional idea, a Hadacol caravan featuring the biggest entertainment talent in the country. The show traveled …. He composed over 1,000 musical compositions …
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Saginaw's Mandi Layne and the Lost Highway celebrate journey to new CD
BAY CITY, MI – Throwing a party when a new CD hits the market isn't so unusual, but with something to really celebrate in "Country 2 the Bone," Mandi Layne and her bandmates in the Lost Highway are doing it up right Saturday, June 28, at Lumber Barons …
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Today's Music Picks: Joe Henry visits Great American Music Hall

Today's Music Picks: Joe Henry visits Great American Music Hall
Dan Wilson, of Semisonic fame, is also on the bill. Show time is 8 p.m. and tickets are $ 22, www.slimspresents.com. ***. Rodney Crowell hit his commercial peak in the late '80s, when his outstanding album "Diamonds and Dirt" produced no less than five No.
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Rosanne Cash plays Caramoor
Her only Grammy win was in 1985 for "I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me" — a song she co-wrote with another country star, her then-husband Rodney Crowell. Then there's that famous Cash name. But Rosanne Cash has been reinventing and redefining …
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Steve Smith: NBC working on series about The Beatles, updates on Chubby
… have his third album released July 15. The album, “For Once and For All,” sees him joined by his pals John Prine, Marty Stuart, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, Dierks Bentley, Rodney Crowell, Bobby Bare and Dan Auerback, singer-guitarist for The Black …
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Country music makes inroads in local scene

Country music makes inroads in local scene
But it's safe to say the country scene here is growing and on its way to thriving. Several area venues are dedicated solely to country music — most notable are the Snorty Horse Saloon, Whiskey Wild Saloon and Nash Vegas — and the city's most …
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Thomas Rhett Says New Single Is a Country Version of the Bee Gees
When Thomas Rhett played Taste of Country Fest this weekend, he sat down with Taste of Country's Billy Dukes and discussed his new music, the Bee Gees and his Instagram photos. Rhett is getting ready to release his latest single from his debut album …
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Hank3 carries on country music's outlaw tradition
“Everybody calls themselves outlaws and all that stuff, but that's what's missing in country music,” he said at the time. “Everything's so clean and pretty and perfect, and you need a couple people in there that aren't perfect and that don't sound the …
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State of Today's Country Music? Sensational, Bro
It's also a subject of importance to us in Nashville: Country music has given us our international identity (sorry, hot chicken); it helps drive our economy; and it fills restaurants, bars, hotel rooms and an NFL stadium during our annual CMA Music …
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June live music – Blue 5 Restaurant

June live music – Blue 5 Restaurant
During that time, he also got the opportunity to play and jam with many other blues stars, including Pinetop Perkins, Ronnie Earl, Billy Boy Arnold, Lurrie Bell, Jerry Portnoy, Eddy Clearwater and Otis Clay. After Junior Wells passed away, Castiglia …
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Refresh worship concert to benefit GraceWorks
The concert, at Eddie Arnold Amphitheater in the park, is free, but concert organizer Marshall Nathan is asking people to bring food items for the GraceWorks Food Pantry. A love offering also will be taken to benefit the charitable agency serving …
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Tipping our hat to the king of country, George Strait
Strait (above with Kris Kristofferson) was inducted into the County Music Hall of Fame in 2006 and is the second artist, after the legendary Eddy Arnold, to be ushered in while still lodging chart toppers and continuing to do so nearly a decade later.
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Melodikats headline Music on the Square

Melodikats headline Music on the Square
After touring with a group that opened for stars such as Merle Haggard, Ernest Tubb and Jerry Lee Lewis, he moved to the Mountain Home area and joined The Melodikats, whose namesake reflects Adams' latest instrument of choice, the melodica. Rob Styer …
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Born Sisters CD release party a hometown affair
Most of the major starts in C&W music played Sunset Park including Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, George Jones, Patsy Cline, Roy Acuff, Ernest Tubb, Flatt and Scruggs, Lefty Frizzell and Bill Monroe. After continually operating for more than 55 years …
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Country station moves to Lompoc
Though the station features the tunes of Hank Williams, Ernest Tubb and Patsy Cline, it also highlights Billy Mata and the Texas Tradition, Jake Hooker and Amber Digby, according to KTNK's website. Day, who is a musician himself and plays in a band …
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Canadian Country Music Recording Artist, Craig Moritz loves CANDi

Craig Moritz loves animals and he loves CANDi. Craig joined CANDi as an official spokesperson in 2010 and has been working to help cats and dogs in tourist d…

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