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5 min ago | The Village Voice

Even Country Music Is Ready for Marijuana Legalization

It has been rough and rocky traveling for cannabis cowboys for most of the 40 years since " Me and Paul ," the hounded-by-the-Man classic in which Willie Nelson tipped off like-minded longhairs to the presence of narcs in Laredo.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Country, Music, Entertainment

8 hrs ago | Access Hollywood

Jessica Simpson attends the John Varvatos Stuart House Benefit

In today's Glam Slam feature: Jessica Simpson wowed the stylish crowd in her flattering citrus chic dress - it's spring personified.

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Related Topix: The Dukes of Hazzard, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Jessica Simpson, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Family, Kids

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Los Lonely Boys bring 'Texican' to Carmel

Carmel >> Texas-based trio Los Lonely Boys has seen its share of highs and lows in its decade-long mainstream career.

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Related Topix: Country, San Angelo, TX

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Fayetteville Flyer

Coming here: Steeley Dan, July 24 at the AMP

The 70s jazz/rock band just announced a new Jamalot Ever After tour, and the Arkansas Music Pavilion is on the list of dates set for this summer.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Steely Dan, Country

Bellingham Herald

Review: Price caps career with stirring last album

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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Related Topix: Ray Price, Country, Vince Gill

Sun Apr 13, 2014

KIII

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A jam session to honor one local drummer whose played with some big names like Willie Nelson but isn't able to play anymore.

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Related Topix: Country

Sat Apr 12, 2014

All About Jazz

Read "Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration Deluxe Edition"

But at the time, nobody knew if Dylan the songwriter was finished. In fact, nobody even knew if Dylan was going to show up to his own party at New York City's Madison Square Garden on October 16, 1992, where fellow '60s folk icons like Richie Havens were invited to deliver interpretations of Dylan material alongside contemporary singer/songwriters ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, Folk, Richie Havens, Rosanne Cash, Lou Reed

The Huffington Post

Weed Time With Bill Maher

Long before it was presidential to say marijuana is safer than alcohol, comedian, best-selling author, MLB Mets co-owner and progressive talk-show host Bill Maher was one of the brightest torches in favor of sensible marijuana policy.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Country

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Erie Times News

McBride takes on soul classics

Of all contemporary country singers, Martina McBride seems the most well-suited to interpret classic soul tunes.

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Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke, Black Entertainment, Soul, Pop/Rock, Was, Country, The Carter Family

The Bluegrass Blog

Rhonda does Bloomberg

Rhonda Vincent has been in New York City this week doing promotionand publicity for her latest CD, Only Me .

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Related Topix: Bluegrass, Rhonda Vincent, Country, Dolly Parton

Examiner.com

Was Wendy Davis smart to save her 'selfies' for Willie Nelson bash, not Obama?

Since their brief meeting in Texas on Thursday, not even a "selfie" has emerged to document the meeting between President Obama and Wendy Davis took place at all.

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Related Topix: Texas, Country, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Houston, TX, Cameras

Politico

Davis to host Nelson BBQ fundraiser

Few things are more revered in Texas than Willie Nelson and barbecue, and Wendy Davis is enlisting both for an upcoming campaign event.

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Related Topix: Country, Western, Red Headed Stranger

Great Falls Tribune

Wylie and the Wild West play Ozark Club concert on May 3

Purchase tickets at The History Museum, 422 2nd St. S., or call 452-3462. Beer, wine and barbecue sandwiches will be available to show patrons.

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Related Topix: Wylie & the Wild West, Country, Western, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Stagecoach, Vaughn, MT, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash

Country Weekly

April 21, 2014 - Country Outlaws: Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard

The original "Outlaws" of country music, including Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings, are still wielding a powerful influence on today's music.

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Related Topix: Country, Waylon Jennings

Thu Apr 10, 2014

City of Las Vegas

Django Vegas! Returns To Las Vegas Saturday, June 21

Tickets are now on sale at www.artslasvegas.org for Django Vegas!, a gypsy jazz concert, scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at the Historic Fifth Street School, located at 401 S. Fourth St. tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Django Reinhardt, Jazz, Country

Phoenix New Times

Country Rapper Colt Ford Appreciates His Fans and Is Thanking Them In a Big Way

Rap music and country music -- two distinctly different genres that don't go together, right? Maybe in the past, cuz, but it seems like the hybridizing of the two are happening more and more in recent years.

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Related Topix: Country, Brad Paisley, Celebrities, LL Cool J, Rap, Black Entertainment, Snoop Dogg

Contra Costa Times

Today's Music Picks: Willie Nelson kicks off Greek Theatre season

The legendary singer-songwriter-guitarist, known for such immortal offerings as "Crazy," "Hello Walls," "Red Headed Stranger" and "Stardust," performs Saturday at the historic Berkeley venue.

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Related Topix: Country, Western, Red Headed Stranger, The Smiths, Pop/Rock, Santa Cruz, CA

The News Item

Car buffs welcome to display prior to Mahoney Bros. concert

Owners of classic and antique vehicles and street rods are welcome to display their treasured vehicles in advance of the Mahoney Brothers' concert Saturday night at the Mount Carmel Area High School auditorium.

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Related Topix: Country, Mount Carmel, PA, Kulpmont, PA, Scranton, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Lee Ann Womack Inks with Sugar Hill/Welk Music Group

In one of the livelier bidding wars in Nashville history, Sugar Hill Records/Welk Music has signed Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Lee Ann Womack .

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Related Topix: Lee Ann Womack, Country, Jacksonville, TX, Music, Entertainment

The Charlotte Observer

Top musicians to perform at public memorial service for Charlotte-based entertainer Arthur Smith

Top musicians will perform Saturday at a public memorial service for Charlotte-based entertainer Arthur Smith, who died April 3 at age 93. The noon program at Calvary Church will include Grand Ole Opry star George Hamilton IV and Smith's long-time record producer Fred Foster, who produced Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson ... (more)

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Related Topix: George Hamilton IV, Country, Roy Orbison, Pop/Rock, Dolly Parton, Kris Kristofferson

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