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23 hrs ago | 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

Reuters

Eric Clapton pays musical tribute to long-time friend JJ Cale

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, Country, Tulsa, OK

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Billboard

Blake Shelton's 'Story' Resumes at No. 1

The set makes a record return to No. 1 on Top Country Albums. Plus, moves for Maddie & Tae, Joe Nichols and Lady Antebellum.

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Related Topix: 9, Blake Shelton, Country, Lady Antebellum, Joe Nichols, Nielsen

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Waylon Jennings' brother honors late singer with backroom museum

The late country music singer Waylon Jennings was born and raised in Littlefield and residents are always proud to brag about it.

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Related Topix: Waylon, Music!, Country, Littlefield, TX, Lamb County, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Country star Kyle Park excited to perform in idol's hometown

When Kyle Park takes the stage and belts out "On a Greyhound bus..." he's paying tribute to an idol.

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Related Topix: Littlefield, Gaming, Waylon, Music!, Country

CMT.com

Keith Urban Says Garth Brooks Tour Will...

It seems like, for so many years, country artists would always have the same list of influences: Merle Haggard , Waylon Jennings , Willie Nelson and both Hank Williams and Hank Williams Jr. Then, as newer artists were signing record deals, they had a new set of influences.

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Related Topix: Keith Urban, Garth Brooks, Country, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson

Fri Jul 18, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Atteberry Station Live: Lonely Goes

Though they came together in the tiny Texas panhandle town of Wellington, the five members of Atteberry Station claim musical influences as vast as the west Texas vista - from Lubbock legends Waylon Jennings and Buddy Holly to Bakersfield boy Merle Haggard and Florida-born Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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Related Topix: Country, Merle Haggard, Garth Brooks

Marin Independent Journal

Lib at Large: Billy Joe Shaver triumphs over age with 'Long in the Tooth'

Of all the musicians I've interviewed over the years, there are a few special ones I won't forget any time soon.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Willie Nelson, Waco, TX

Fri Jul 11, 2014

North Shore News

The real deal

Rich Hope and His Blue Rich Rangers perform free outdoor show tonight in Edgemont Village from 7 to 9 p.m. Rich Hope and His Blue Rich Rangers are heading to Edgemont Village tonight, and they're "not particularly polite about their country" music.

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Related Topix: Country

Mon Jul 07, 2014

RollingStone

Dierks Bentley, Secret Sisters Salute Jack Clement - Song Premiere

As a solo artist, Cowboy Jack Clement didn't record many albums. The man could sing, play guitar and write hit songs, but he preferred to do most of his work behind the soundboard, where he recorded classics for a far-flung group of country crooners and rootsy rockers, including Jerry Lee Lewis , Charley Pride, Townes Van Zandt, Waylon Jennings, U2 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Country, Dierks Bentley, Charley Pride, Music, Entertainment

World Magazine

Sturgill Simpson's ode to restlessness

Country musician Sturgill Simpson stands out from the herd in a number of ways-his interest in theoretical physics for one thing.

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Related Topix: Religion, Buddhism, Country, Wine, Drink

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Dallas Observer

The Willie Nelson Duets We Would Love to See Happen

Seeing that the legendary Willie Nelson is performing at his annual 4th of July picnic this Friday, we at DC9 thought it time to do some wishful thinking about dear Willie.

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Merle Haggard, Ice-T, Rap, Punk, Black Flag

Thu Jul 03, 2014

RollingStone

Jerrod Niemann and Pitbull 'Drink to That All Night' in Miami

Long before he remixed the song with Pitbull, Jerrod Niemann knew his song "Drink to That All Night" was going to be polarizing.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pitbull, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Jerrod Niemann, Country, Willie Nelson, Waylon, Music!, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Northern Daily Leader

Anna's Country Music Notes: Here's the hoedown lowdown

For the next four days you can immerse yourself in some of the finest country music this side of the Black Stump.

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

Nuvo.net

Billy Joe Shaver, the original honky-tonk hero

Billy Joe Shaver bounced around Nashville in the late '60s and early '70s as a songwriter before helping to invent the style and sound that came to be called "outlaw country."

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Waylon, Music!, Johnny Cash

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