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Home Free finds country music harmony
Vocal group Home Free has a music genre all to itself: country a cappella. Since winning Season 4 of NBC's “The … On balancing covers with originals on the new record: “We're doing more and more originals. I'm sure we'll always do covers because a …
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Flipper with David Yow
Formed in 1979 from members of the Sleepers and Negative Trend, Flipper embraced a slower (but no less aggressive) approach to music that was at odds with the faster tempos of SF punk contemporaries like the Dead Kennedys and Crime. … Shatter would …
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Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical Spoiled by the Same Sexism That Plagues Country
You know what “Haystack” is about before it even starts, and it's about as charming as a song that involves pulling dried grass out of your pussy after a good ol' roll in the hay can be. A theme quickly emerges: These are songs written not for a …
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Country hit-maker Lee Brice set for Peoria Civic Center arena Oct. 8
Before you see Brice in Peoria, here's a primer on the country music star that features facts about his life, his songwriting process and some tidbits you might not know about the artist. Clemson Football. Brice attended Clemson University on a … as …
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The Yemeni Sisters Whose Arabic Song Has Taken Israel By Storm
The surprise hit Habib Galbi – performed by a band of three Israeli sisters of Yemeni background named A-WA – managed to rise to the top of this country's music charts, shattering records and all expectations. The song has also proven a major success …
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Inaugural Gratifonia Music Festival comes to Lycoming Count Fairgrounds this

Inaugural Gratifonia Music Festival comes to Lycoming Count Fairgrounds this
HUGHESVILLE — This sleepy little town will get loud Labor Day weekend when the inaugural Gratifonia Music Festival takes over the Lycoming County Fairgrounds. The festival brings together local and national acts from the worlds of country, hip hop …
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Hopscotch Music Festival returns to Raleigh
RALEIGH (WTVD) –. The Hopscotch Music Festival kicks off Thursday in downtown Raleigh. There will be country music, R&B, heavy metal, pop, electronic, hip hop, and more. The festival is so good, Rolling Stone put it on its list of "Must See" music …
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Birthplace of Country Music Museum plans for expansion
The Birthplace of Country Music just had a big weekend with Rhythm and Roots and a new grant is keeping the momentum going. The Virginia Tobacco Commission just allotted $ 250,000 to help with the museum's expansion into an annex next door.
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What Rap Music Can Learn From Country Music
Believe it or not, rap music and country music have a lot in common. Neither rap nor country sounds anything like the music they originated from. They also have passionate fanbases and fervent detractors. Since country and country culture has been …
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Ride the lighting
Matthew Houck, aka Phosphorescent, has always cut a distinctive, somewhat bedraggled country-folk path. So when his sixth studio album, 2013's Muchacho, hit No. 59 on the … Decamping from New York to Music City isn't the only change in Houck's life …
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Arkansas Entertainers Hall Of Fame Honors 'True Blood' Author
Buddy Jewell: Buddy Jewell Jr. was born in Lepanto and is an American country music singer who won USA Network's first series of “Nashville Star. … Helm later introduced the Cates to Asylum Records in Los Angeles, which began their recording career.
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Carrie Underwood's Smoke Break sizzles in dry summer for country music
Hasn't country music been through enough this summer already? For the past three months, we've had to endure dreck like the Band Perry's Live Forever, Lee Brice and Bubba Sparxxx's Girls in Bikinis, Luke Bryan's Move and even Uncle Ezra Ray's BYHB, …
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Musical tradition looms large for 2015 Country Music Hall of Fame artist-in
Rosanne Cash, the 2015 artist-in-residence for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, grew up surrounded by musical traditions. As the daughter of Johnny Cash, the stepdaughter of June Carter Cash and a singer and songwriter in her own right, …
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Father of Bluegrass Music

Father of Bluegrass Music

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No single figure in American music so dominated a genre as did Bill Monroe with bluegrass. Bill Monroe: Father of Bluegrass Music features performances by Bill Monroe & the Blue Grass Boys, Lester Flatt, Emmylou Harris, Paul McCartney, the Osborne Brothe

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Year of Alabama Music: Vern Gosdin (1934-2009)

Year of Alabama Music: Vern Gosdin (1934-2009)
Early years: Sang in church during childhood. Family hosted "The Gosdin Family Gospel Show" on radio station in Birmingham. Group dynamic: Moved to California during the early 1960s, sang with Golden State Boys and Hillmen. Performed in a duo, the …
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Songwriter Red Lane Dead at 76
32 with “The World Needs a Melody,” but was undoubtedly best-known for songs he wrote for other artists, including Nelson, John Conlee, Waylon Jennings, Vern Gosdin, Keith Whitley and many more. Among his best known songs was the Tammy Wynette …
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Lonesome Onry and Mean: RIP Vern Gosdin
Lonesome Onry and Mean has been lax in his duties, not reporting that one of the greatest country singers of all time passed away April 28. The fact that Vern Gosdin was known simply as The Voice in a town filled with singers says about all there is to …
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Big music shows in Asheville area

Big music shows in Asheville area
Marty Stuart and Connie Smith: Aug. 29, 7:30 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin. Stuart is a gospel-singing, bluegrass-playing, “Hillbilly Rock” making superstar. $ 32, $ 35, $ 39.
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Emi Sunshine is all country, all the time, at age 11
She's also gotten kudos from top roots musicians Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart and Buddy Miller. That's heady company for any artist, let alone one still in grade school. During a phone interview with Sunshine and her father, Randall Hamilton, the young …
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Clayton Anderson “Your Love is Like Country Music” Song Preview

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