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6 hrs ago | Independent Weekly

Miranda Lambert's song selections confirm her status as modern country's best outlaw

Every one of Lambert's five records has been a No. 1 country album, and her latest, Platinum, took the top spot on the pop charts, too.

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Related Topix: Miranda Lambert, Country, David Allan Coe, Oklahoma

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Phoenix New Times

Billy Joe Shaver, The Misunderstood Outlaw Who Shoots Bullies in the Face

Billy Joe Shaver slides out of his battered white Ford Econoline van with surprisingly agility for a man celebrating his 75th birthday tonight.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Wagon, Ford, Ford Econoline, iPhone, Willie Nelson, Nicasio, CA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

RollingStone

Billy Joe Shaver Remembers the King of Rock & Roll

Today marks both the 37th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley and the 75th birthday of Billy Joe Shaver.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Music, Entertainment

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CTNow.com

Sturgill Simpson Plays Bare-Bones Psychedelic Country

Critics went nuts when Kentucky-based singer songwriter Sturgill Simpson released "Metamodern Sounds in Country Music," his second album, earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Country, Theater, Arts, Music, Entertainment

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Daily Camera

Willie Nelson's daughter headlines Longmont's Festival on Main

Paula Nelson, Willie's daughter, is scheduled to headline the 2014 Festival on Main in downtown Longmont on Aug. 22. It wasn't just any household, though.

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Longmont, CO, Waylon, Music!, Entertainment

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Billboard

Shooter Jennings Pays Tribute to Late, Great George Jones...

Shooter Jennings' new EP "Don't Wait Up " is a very personal project for the singer.

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Related Topix: George Jones, Country, Jessi Colter

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

At 74, Outlaw Billy Joe Shaver Is Still An Outlier

In 1973, Waylon Jennings released an album called Honky Tonk Heroes that consisted almost entirely, with one exception, of songs written by Billie Joe Shaver , a then-unknown Texas songwriter.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Willie Nelson

RollingStone

Flashback: Waylon Jennings Duets With Big Bird

From jailbird to Big Bird? Less than a year after quitting a dangerously deep cocaine addiction - a habit that once got him arrested - country outlaw Waylon Jennings appeared in the Sesame Street musical comedy, Follow That Bird.

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Related Topix: Children TV, Sesame Street, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Caroll Spinney, The Dukes of Hazzard, Comedy, Drama, Country, Music

Hays Daily News

LaRue at Singers

The Texas Regional Radio Awards named LaRue male vocalist of the year, and he also won album of the year.

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Related Topix: Country, Willie Nelson

The Daily Caller

Did 'Bro Country' Drive Political Diversity Out of America's Music?

A few months ago, I wrote a jeremiad against "bro country" music. But I never delved into why it seems to have conquered country radio.

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, The Highwaymen

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Billy Joe Shaver to bring new songs but same outlaw style to Fresno show

In his 40-plus years as a musician, Shaver has been admired by peers and largely ignored by the general public.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Fresno, CA, Willie Nelson

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Billy Joe Shaver to perform in Loomis

A songwriting outlaw till the end, settling down isn’t in the cards for Billy Joe Shaver, who turns 75 this year.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Willie Nelson, Lorena, TX, Life, Self Defense

ContactMusic.com

Willie Nelson's Plaits Up For Auction

Hair plaits that once belonged to country icon Willie Nelson are set to go under the hammer as part of a memorabilia auction in New York.

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Buddy Holly, Rock-N-Roll, Pop/Rock, John Lennon

Wed Aug 06, 2014

RollingStone

Waylon Jennings Auction Spotlights Outlaw's Famous Friends

A pair of Willie Nelson's braids will be among the more than 2,000 items going up for auction from the personal collection of late Outlaw country icon Waylon Jennings, on October 5th at the Musical Instrument Museum in Jennings' hometown of Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Waylon, Music!, Country, Willie Nelson, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 05, 2014

National Public Radio

Billy Joe Shaver Writes Country Songs - And Lives Them, Too

And if you don't, I'm gonna kick your ass right here in front of God and everybody."

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Waylon, Music!, Austin, TX

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Washington Times

Country Times: Shooter Jennings applies musical independence to George Jones tribute

Shooter Jennings is quiet for a beat or two before he answers a question about fan reaction to his music.

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Related Topix: George Jones, Country, Waylon, Music!, Jessi Colter

Chattanoogan.com

Chattanooga's Live Music Scene - " The Communicators Go Country

You know that great feeling you get when you get into a limo with a lady you barely know and she tells you to ask the driver to put up the privacy partition? Me neither.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Country

Fri Aug 01, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

Keith Urban calls for preservation of Nashville's Music Row

Australian country star Keith Urban is letting his voice be heard in support of Nashville's famed Music Row, but this time he is writing and not singing.

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Related Topix: Keith Urban, Country

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Heard Citizen

Guest Presentations at Ephesus Library

On Tuesday night, August 19th, at 6:00 p.m., Ephesus Public Library will have presentations by two authors and journalists, Frye Gaillard and Rheta Grimsley Johnson.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Hank Williams, Country, Johnny Cash, Mobile, AL

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Billboard

Exclusive Song Premiere: Listen to Billy Joe Shaver's 'The Git Go'

The veteran Americana singer and songwriter and Outlaw Country icon is back on the charts thanks to Willie Nelson 's version of Shaver's "Hard to Be an Outlaw" on his new Band of Brothers album which debuted at No.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Willie Nelson

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