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  1. Underwood on 'unexpected collabs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Music-News.com

    The 31-year-old I Told You So singer has worked with esteemed country music colleagues like Willie Nelson and Miranda Lambert. "I also got to do some stuff that was kind of unexpected,' she noted to Billboard magazine.

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  2. Six Christmas songs actually worth hearing, even in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Metro Times

    ... five years earlier was also anti-war, but it didn't explicitly call out Vietnam, so it got to be released. Willie Nelson's Pretty Paper LP, a staple of dollar bins the world over, is an unexpected delight. He and Booker T (that's right, THE Booker ...

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  3. 'Stephen Colbert' now belongs to the agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | BBC News

    ... by killing death and engaged in a rousing rendition of We'll Meet Again with George Lucas, Henry Kissinger, Willie Nelson, Tom Brokaw and dozens of other celebrities, journalists and politicians. "The all-star send-off is a staple of talk-show ...

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  4. Robert Ellis impresses with intimate Alys Stephens setRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Alabama Live

    ... of his songwriting process for that project. So it was no surprise that a pair of cover tunes made his set: Willie Nelson's Christmas classic "Pretty Paper" and Richard Thompson's "1952 Vincent Black Lightning." Ellis' guitar skills were thoroughly ...

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  5. Widespread Panic & PhilRad Among SiriusXM NYE BroadcastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | JamBase

    ... Phil Lesh and Joe Russo's Almost Dead live from Port Chester. Other concerts that will be broadcast include Willie Nelson at ACL Live, in Austin Texas (Willie's Roadhouse, channel 59); Erasure from Terminal 5, New York (First Wave, channel 33); ...

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  6. Farm Aid Announces Grant AwardeesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Agri Marketing

    ... advocates and organizers who share Farm Aid's mission to strengthen family farmers," said Farm Aid President Willie Nelson. "Farm Aid grants support their work and invest in projects that build a thriving future for family farm agriculture and good ...

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  7. Friday music picks: AndrewFest, Robert Earl Keen, Black KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Austin American Statesman

    ... whole show around it every December. Kentucky singer-songwriter Andrea Davidson opens. $29-$49. 8 p.m. 310 W. Willie Nelson Blvd. acl-live.com. Also: Breakthrough indie rockers the Black Keys , returning after last month's "Austin City Limits" ...

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  8. Jewish Stars Turn Out for 'Colbert' FinaleRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Forward

    ... joined by famous personalities from the worlds of entertainment, politics and sports including Randy Newman, Willie Nelson, Bryan Cranston, Tom Brokaw, Katie Couric, George Lucas and "Sesame Street"'s Big Bird. Among many others on hand were James ...

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  9. King Radio to play Jazz CafeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... Creek and pedal steel guitarist Jon Graboff, who's played with Ryan Adams and The Cardinals, Norah Jones and Willie Nelson. The band's influences are varied, the members said. Jump named Ray Charles, Van Morrison, Sam Cooke, Tom Waits and Lyle ...

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  10. Say a oeBah! Humbug!a to Predictable Holiday...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | CMT.com

    ... & the MGs ' In the Christmas Spirit . Among the other new tracks, Robert Ellis turns in an inspired version of Willie Nelson's "Pretty Paper," and Nikki Lane 's "FaLaLaLaLove Ya" is a delight. And I wasn't at all familiar with the Common Linnets, a ...

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  11. Songwriter Larry Henley Dies At 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | ContactMusic.com

    ... He is best known for co-writing the hit song, which has been covered by many artists including Lou Rawls, Willie Nelson, Ray Price, Gladys Knight & The Pips and Sheena Easton and veteran entertainer Bette Midler, who made the song an international ...

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  12. Watch: Willie Nelson and Billy Joe Shaver on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Austin American Statesman

    Willie Nelson and Billy Joe Shaver teamed up last night on "The Late Show with David Letterman" to perform Shaver's "Hard to Be an Outlaw," which both artists released on their respective records this year. "I was thinking, as they were singing, 'Funny, they don't look like outlaws,'" Letterman quipped as he greeted the artists after the performance.

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  13. Film reveals '70s musician who found God in fields of FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Jewish News Weekly

    It was an era of steel strings, guitar heroes, storytellers and rebellion. Outlaw country music, the hallmark of Nashville's powerful and angry music scene of the 1970s, was the brew of greats such as Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Townes Van Zandt.

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  14. Hank Williams, John Prine, Neil Young Recordings Earn Spot in Grammy Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | RollingStone

    ... Ronstadt , James Taylor and some of Music City's finest session players. Other inductees include Stardust , Willie Nelson's career-defining (and record-breaking) 1975 album of standards, and Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys ' "San Antonio Rose," as ...

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  15. Watch Willie Nelson and Billy Joe Shaver Bring Outlaw Spirit to 'Letterman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | RollingStone

    Willie Nelson and Billy Joe Shaver stopped by The Late Show with David Letterman last night, bringing with them more than 95 combined years of renegade attitude and trend-bucking country music. Backed by a lean band cobbled together from Shaver and Nelson's touring outfits, included harmonica wiz Mickey Raphael, the two traded verses, harmonies and grunts on "Hard to Be an Outlaw," a track that appeared on both of their solo albums - Shaver's Long in the Tooth and Nelson's Band of Brothers - earlier this year.

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  16. Hear Old Crow Medicine Show's Rollicking Bob Wills TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | RollingStone

    On March 3rd, Asleep at the Wheel will release their third tribute to Bob Wills , the revered "King of Western Swing." But they aren't going it alone: The big band and its leader Ray Benson recruited a crop of guest stars, from veterans Willie Nelson and George Strait to contemporary Americana acts the Avett Brothers and Old Crow Medicine Show to cover Wills classics.

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  17. The Dream Continues for Stephen Colbert's Ice CreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | TIME.com

    ... back to the freezer case." And when co-founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield told him that country singer Willie Nelson also just got a flavor, Colbert was incredulous: "Willie Nelson has a flavor? What's in it, shredded tax forms and hash?" It's ...

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  18. Da Rich Kidzz Rap About Weird Weather in HBO DocumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | City Pages

    ... Minnesota. The documentary also featured contributions from Tina Fey, Stephin Merritt of the Magnetic Fields, Willie Nelson, They Might Be Giants, Jeffrey Wright, Ziggy Marley, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Susan Sarandon, and a host of young activists who ...

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  19. Old-school country coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... a certain Texas music icon convinced him to set up shop in Austin - not everbody gets invited to Austin by Willie Nelson himself. "We met him when he was playing little joints and we were playing Bob Wills music," Benson said. "He came to see us and ...

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  20. Ex LibrisIT'S No Masterpiece, but 'Averton' Tells an Important StoryRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | American Reporter

    ... Pennsylvanian musicians out-competing such industry icons as "Shania Twain, Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson?" Likely it was very few. When asked the band's secret to success, Jolin answered, "I think it's just the music. You put all the ...

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