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35 min ago | The Peninsula

Clapton pays musical tribute to JJ Cale

LONDON: A year after the death of American cult singer-songwriter JJ Cale, his close friend Eric Clapton has launched a tribute with an album and documentary featuring the likes of Willie Nelson and Mark Knopfler.

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Related Topix: J.J. Cale, Blues, Eric Clapton, Willie Nelson

4 hrs ago | WCHO-FM Washington Court House

LISTEN: Brad Paisley Finally Gets 'Crushin' It' Preview Out

Brad Paisley has finally accomplished his goal. After several failed attempts Sunday to debut a 27-second preview of his new song "Crushin' It," the country star was finally successfully in unveiling a minute-and-a-half-long clip of the song Monday through People.com.

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8 hrs ago | KALC-FM Denver

Justin Timberlake is Number 1 - Guess Who's Number 2?

Forbes magazine is known for compiling lists based on money. It's what they do. So they put together a list of the best-selling musical artists for 2013.

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Related Topix: Luke Bryan

12 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

Obama admits boyhood crush on Linda Ronstadt

During an awards ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama whispered in the ear of superstar musician Linda Ronstadt that he once had a crush on her.

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Related Topix: Desperado, Dance, Theater

Mon Jul 28, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Toby Keith Is Highest-paid Country Star Of 2014

The Red Solo Cup hitmaker has raked in $65 million since June, 2013, according to editors at the magazine.

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Related Topix: Toby Keith, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Hot Chicks

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Tim McGraw Reveals Album Cover and Track Listing for "Sundown Heaven Town"

Tim McGraw revealed the album cover and track listing for his new project, Sundown Heaven Town.

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Related Topix: Faith Hill

Fremont Bulletin

Out and About: Saddle Rack is Bay Area's country music beacon

It took me just a few minutes to realize why The Saddle Rack, the Bay Area's only full-time country music nightclub, has thrived for more than 35 years.

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Related Topix: Fremont, CA, Faith Hill

WCHO-FM Washington Court House

Brad Paisley Goes 'Rogue' & Posts Clips From Upcoming Album

Brad Paisley is trying to let listeners hear some of his latest work. Sunday night the country star tweeted the "whole first chorus" of the song "Crushin' It."

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WCHO-FM Washington Court House

Garth Brooks Sells Out Ten Shows In Chicago

Garth Brooks . Chicago. Ten shows. Sold Out. The country superstar has his work cut out for him in the Windy City starting in September.

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KVOX-FM Fargo

Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard Says Their New Album Is Full of Hit Singles

Florida Georgia Line has been logging long hours in the studio working on their upcoming album.

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Related Topix: Florida Georgia Line, Pop/Rock

My Edmonds

Scene in Edmonds: Country tunes in City Park

Children from the audience gather on stage as Loretta Lynn's granddaughter Tayla Lynn, center, performs with Sean Devine at Edmonds City Park Sunday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WCHO-FM Washington Court House

Video Premiere: Hunter Hayes 'Tattoo'

What do you get when you combine graffiti, a retro stereo, and Hunter Hayes ' amazing guitar skills? Hunter's brand new music video for "Tattoo!" "Tattoo" is the second single off of Hunter's latest album Storyline , and we are thrilled to finally unveil his brand new music video.

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National Public Radio

First Listen: Christopher Denny, 'If The Roses Don't Kill Us'

Christopher Denny's voice wasn't the easiest to place when he debuted with Age Old Hunger in 2007.

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Related Topix: Roy Orbison, Pop/Rock, Willie Nelson

The Raw Story

Forty-six Keith Urban fans treated for alcohol-related illnesses at Boston concert

Forty-six music fans were treated for mostly alcohol-related medical problems at Australian country singer Keith Urban's concert outside Boston on Saturday night, local officials said.

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Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Keith Urban, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Mansfield, MA

The News Tribune

Newport Folk Festival wraps up 55th anniversary

She's headlining Sunday at Fort Adams. Other top acts include Jeff Tweedy of Wilco and Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes.

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Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Blues, Mavis Staples, Pop/Rock, Wilco

USA Today

The strip mall where new country stars are discovered

Hidden away in a strip mall is the club that started the careers of Garth Brooks, Taylor Swift, and unnumerable country legends.

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Related Topix: Garth Brooks

Lansing State Journal

Portland country artist to open Grand Rapids concert Aug. 26

Previously announced headliner Craig Morgan will close out the night with one additional hot national country support artist being announced in the coming weeks! From a very young age it was clear that Shelby Ann-Marie Miller had the raw natural ability to sing.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Craig Morgan

Arkansas Online

Arkansan on the road with Parton

HELLO DOLLY! Ashdown native Kent Wells, a Nashville musician and producer with his own production company there, has spent years working as a musician, arranger and producer with various artists.

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Related Topix: Dolly Parton, Arkansas

JAM! Showbiz

Lionel Richie calls Canadian fans 'loyal to the core'

Lionel Richie poses for a photo at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto on Monday March 19, 2012.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Lionel Richie, Canada, Shania Twain

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Radio 2 DJ Jo Whiley talks Dolly Parton, Roald Dahl and Camp Bestival

Jo Whiley, recovered from TV and radio presenting duties at Glastonbury Festival, is telling me in those distinctive warm and husky tones how doing laundry brings her back down to earth and of her secret ambition to be on Gardeners' World.

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Related Topix: Dolly Parton, Jo Whiley, Roald Dahl, Vocal

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