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One Year Ago: Guy Clark Passes Away

One Year Ago: Guy Clark Passes Away

On this date, May 17th, in 2016, Grammy winner and legendary songwriter Guy Clark passed away at the age of 74. Guy Charles Clark November 6, 1941 – May 17, 2016 Grammy-winner, Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame member, Academy of Country Music Poet’s Award honoree, and ...

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May 17th, 2017

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Forty Two Years Ago: Gary Stewart Lands At #1 On Billboard Chart

Forty Two Years Ago: Gary Stewart Lands At #1 On Billboard Chart

On this date, (May 10th) back in 1975, Gary Stewart landed in the #1 spot with his signature song “She’s Actin’ Single (I’m Drinkin’ Doubles)”. The song was written by Wayne Carson and was released in March 1975 as the third and final ...

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May 10th, 2017

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‘Don Williams In Ireland: The Gentle Giant In Concert’ Available On May 12th

‘Don Williams In Ireland: The Gentle Giant In Concert’ Available On May 12th

Though his millions of fans around the world were heartbroken recently to learn of his retirement from performing after five decades of touring, there is a silver lining. Soon, you will be able to witness the magic of Don Williams live in concert anytime you want – from your

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May 10th, 2017

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Twenty Eight Years Ago: Keith Whitley Passes Away

Twenty Eight Years Ago: Keith Whitley Passes Away

On this date, May 9th, in 1989 country music singer Keith Whitley passed away at the age of 33. During his career, Whitley charted 19 singles on the Billboard country charts. Born in Ashland, Kentucky, Whitley grew up in nearby Sandy Hook, Kentucky. Whitley began his career ...

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May 9th, 2017

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Loretta Lynn Hospitalized After Suffering Stroke

Loretta Lynn Hospitalized After Suffering Stroke

According to a post on her official website, country music legend Loretta Lynn suffered a stroke at her Hurricane Mills home Thursday night (May 4th) and was hospitalized in Nashville. The post reads: American country music legend Loretta Lynn was admitted into a hospital in

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May 5th, 2017

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Happy Birthday, Randy Travis!

Happy Birthday, Randy Travis!

Randy Bruce Traywick, known professionally as Randy Travis, was born on this date, (May 4th) in Marshville, North Carolina in 1959. Since 1985, he has recorded 20 studio albums and charted more than 50 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and 16 of these were ...

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May 4th, 2017

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Charley Pride Releasing New Album, ‘Music in My Heart’

Charley Pride Releasing New Album, ‘Music in My Heart’

Country music icon Charley Pride is pleased to announce his upcoming album, Music In My Heart, set for release July 7. The project marks the CMA “Entertainer of the Year” winner’s first new studio release in more than six years, and features 13 all-new recordings, ...

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May 1st, 2017

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LISTEN: Glen Campbell’s New Song, ‘Everybody’s Talkin”

LISTEN: Glen Campbell’s New Song, ‘Everybody’s Talkin”

Glen Campbell’s final studio album, Adiós, will be released June 9 on UMe, capping off an extraordinary career that has spanned more than five decades and 50 million albums sold. The album will be released on CD, vinyl and digitally. Listen to Glen’s rendition of ...

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April 27th, 2017

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Four Years Ago: George Jones Passes Away At Age 81

Four Years Ago: George Jones Passes Away At Age 81

George Jones, the country music legend whose graceful, evocative voice gave depth to some of the greatest songs in country music — including “She Thinks I Still Care,” “The Grand Tour” and “He Stopped Loving Her Today” died on this ...

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April 26th, 2017

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Glen Campbell Announces Final Album ‘Adiós’

Glen Campbell Announces Final Album ‘Adiós’

Glen Campbell’s final studio album, Adiós, will be released June 9 on UMe, capping off an extraordinary career that has spanned more than five decades and 50 million albums sold. The album will be released on CD, vinyl and digitally. Adiós was recorded at Station West in ...

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April 17th, 2017

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