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1 hr ago | WCOL-FM Columbus

Zac Brown Band add new member & announce summer tour

The Zac Brown Band is growing. The group is officially welcoming bassist Matt Mangano into the fold.

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Related Topix: Zac Brown Band, Lincoln, NE

3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Texas slips a notch in Rich States, Poor States economic rankings

Hailed as an economic champion during a Great Recession that knocked out cities and states across the country, Texas ranks No.

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Related Topix: Lonestar, North Carolina

7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Chuck Mead has Kansas on his mind

Since 2006, Nashville cat Chuck Mead, one of the founders of the expert 1990s honky-tonk revival band BR549, has been music director of "Million Dollar Quartet," the touring Broadway show about the famed 1956 Sun Studios rockabilly jam session with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Br5-49, Johnny Cash, Lawrence, KS, Reno County, KS

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Jesse Winchester was revered by other songwriters, if not the general public

It was an offhanded comment by singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester, but it stopped Elvis Costello cold when he was chatting with Winchester for his short-lived music-interview series "Spectacle" on the Sundance Channel a few years ago.

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Related Topix: Jesse Winchester, Folk, Patti Page, Pop/Rock, bladder cancer, Health, The Mavericks, Entertainment

Congleton Guardian

EastEnders actress Edna Dore dies

She has also appeared in the West End, and on TV shows such as Open All Hours, The Bill, Casualty, Doctor Who and Shameless.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, High Hopes, Another Year, Mike Reid, Paul O'Grady

EDGE

Dig These Discs :: Linda Rondstadt, Billy Porter, Betty Who, Thievery Corporation, Shonen Knife

Just days before her induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, famously versatile singer Linda Ronstadt releases "Duets," fourteen of her most memorable pairings with artists from Don Henley to Dolly Parton.

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Related Topix: Thievery Corporation, Electronic, Pop/Rock, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Boston, MA

WNOE-FM New Orleans

Florida Georgia Line promoting Outnumber Hunger

Florida Georgia Line is throwing their support behind Outnumber Hunger. The country duo is the new leading artist for the General Mills campaign, and will be featured on the boxes of a number of the company's products.

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Related Topix: Florida Georgia Line, Pop/Rock, Rascal Flatts

WCKT-FM Fort Myers

Check out his new video I Don't Dance

Country singer and songwriter Lee Brice walks a path between traditional honky tonk sounds and contemporary rock & roll; as Brice puts it, his music sounds like what would happen if Hank Williams Jr. and John Mayer had a love child.

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WTOL-TV Toledo

Review: Rodney Crowell in fine form on new album

At 63, Rodney Crowell's ready to cross over. On "Frankie Please," a highlight on his new album, the Nashville singer-songwriter tosses out rhymes like some prolific young rapper: "Your p's and q's and don't and do's are all the news to light my fuse."

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WXLO-FM Worcester

Ed Sheeran Announces First-Ever Headlining Tour of North America

Ed Sheeran has toured North America as Taylor Swift's opening act, but now he's getting ready to do it on his own.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WMUS-FM Muskegon

Reba McEntire hosts Muhammad Ali's annual charity event

USA Today says the country singer served as the emcee for this year's event, which took place in Phoenix, Arizona Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Kenny Rogers

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Ed Sheeran debuts new song 'Don't' on 'SNL'

Ed Sheeran is going "live from New York" to debut new music from his forthcoming sophomore album.

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

96.7 Lite fm

PHOTOS: Taylor Swift surprises fan at bridal shower

"It's a love story," as the Taylor Swift hopped on a flight from New York to Columbus, Ohio, to surprise her superfan, Gena Gabrielle, at her bridal shower on Sunday.

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

The Beaumont Enterprise

This CD cover image released by 139th Broadway shows "Beauty Is..." by Ray Price.

The late Ray Price titled his final studio recording "Beauty Is ." after an opening duet with Vince Gill that draws on the axiom about the eye of the beholder.

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The Hartford Courant

China targets trust firms in shadow-bank crackdown: sources

China has issued stricter guidelines governing trust companies, two sources with direct knowledge of the rules told Reuters on Monday, in a bid to counter systemic risks posed by the biggest players in the country's shadow-banking sector.

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KUQL-FM Mitchell

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OUT SHOWS: Roger Daltrey, left, and Pete Townshend of The Who performing at the 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden in New York on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012.

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Related Topix: Roger Daltrey, Pop/Rock, Easy-Listening, Perry Como, The Pretenders, The Small Faces, Loretta Lynn

WCOS-FM Columbia

iHeartRadio Artist On The Verge: Dustin Lynch

It all goes back to the Bluebird Cafe for Dustin Lynch , a native of Tullahoma, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Tullahoma, TN, Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, Clint Black

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Sara Evans partners with Hidden Valley Ranch

The most hectic time of day for the majority of moms is between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m., according to a recent survey.1 Also known as crunch time, it's a juggling act of figuring out what's for dinner, fighting grocery store crowds, helping with homework, cooking, cleaning and getting kids to bed - all while summoning the energy and inspiration for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sara Evans, Kids, Family, Recipes

Phoenix New Times

Mark Chesnutt, Craig Morgan, Miranda Lambert - Country Thunder - 4/12/14

By day three of Country Thunder, most attendees are in one of two states: You're either cripplingly hungover and sunburnt, acting as brothers in spirit with those souls at Coachella, or you've been saving yourself for the biggest two days of the festival so far.

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Related Topix: Mark Chesnutt, Craig Morgan

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Libyan Prime Minister steps down after attack

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