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Roger Miller Tribute Earns Rave Reviews From Weekend Edition, Fresh Air, Rolling Stone & More…

Released to acclaim from Fresh Air, Rolling Stone, NPR Music and more on Friday, ‘King of the Road: A Tribute to Roger Miller’ (BMG) has “no missteps” (American Songwriter). Across 36 songs from 40+ artists, the double-album is an exhaustive, star-studded affair, the long overdue affirmation of Miller’s immortal eccentricities and the often-overlooked breadth that […]

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Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves Pays Tribute To Roger Miller On “Kansas City Star”

Today, Texas Monthly debuts Kacey Musgraves brilliant take on Roger Miller’s classic “Kansas City Star,” imbued with “winking swagger” that “gives Miller a run for his money.” The track, from the forthcoming Roger Miller Tribute album ‘King Of The Road’ (out Friday, August 31st), can be heard here. “Kansas City Star” follows offerings from Loretta Lynn, […]

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Blaze Foley

New Soundtrack: Light In The Attic Records Releases Soundtrack To Ethan Hawke’s Blaze Foley Film

Directed by Ethan Hawke,”BLAZE” stars newcomer Ben Dickey as Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement whose unique artistic contributions gave rise to the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson and inspired both John Prine and Lucinda Williams. Loosely guided by the narrative of Foley cohort and co-conspirator, Townes Van Zandt, played by Bob Dylan band guitarist Charlie Sexton, the film weaves together three different periods of […]

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Charlie Pride

Grand Ole Opry Legend Charley Pride Set For Annual Opry Birthday Bash

The Grand Ole Opry presented by Humana is set to celebrate its 93rd birthday with an annual Birthday Bash and a special birthday concert by Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame member Charley Pride on Saturday, October 13th at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, TN. The Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient made his Opry […]

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Roger Miller

10 Far-Out Facts On The Star Uniting Ringo, Dolly, Kacey, Willie & More…

You might have heard the news late last month, but Ringo Starr, Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Eric Church, Merle Haggard (in his final recording) and over three dozen others will all star on ‘King of the Road,’ an essential tribute to Roger Miller out Friday, August 31st. It’s been over 25 years since Miller’s […]

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Bill Anderson

Songwriting Titan Bill Anderson Inducted Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame

The Songwriters Hall of Fame inducted country music titan Bill Anderson into its 2018 Hall of Fame class along with Alan Jackson, Robert “Kool” Bell, John Mellencamp and many others during a ceremony in New York. Steve Wariner enchanted the audience with his soothing rendition of “The Tips Of My Fingers” before inducting Anderson, who delivered a heartfelt and comical speech prior […]

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Randy Travis

Randy Travis Receives Inaugural Cracker Barrel Country Legend Award At 2018 CMA Music Festival

Cale Dodds, Morgan Evans, Tegan Marie, Michael Ray, and Cole Swindell brought things to an exciting end as they closed out night three at the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater. Saturday night was made even more memorable by the presentation of the inaugural Cracker Barrel Country Legend Award to the one-and-only Randy Travis, an honor […]

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Waymores Outlaws

Waylon Jennings’ Band Members Reunite For Tour

Five former members of Waylon Jennings’ recording and touring bands are reuniting and hitting the road to present “Runnin’ with Ol’ Waylon” – Music and Memories of Waylon Jennings this summer. The tour kicks off at Nashville’s City Winery June 16, 2018. The new tour will present a concert experience that chronicles one of the most powerful movements in Country […]

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Johnny Cash

‘Johnny Cash: Forever Words’ Album Review

When Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash passed, they left behind undiscovered material that includes Johnny Cash’s handwritten letters, poems, and documents, that spans across his whole life. Over the past two years, album producers John Carter Cash, son of Johnny and June, and Steve Berkowitz invited a star-studded line-up of musicians to create music […]

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Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash Museum Unveils Rare Artifact Commemorating “I Walk The Line”

The Johnny Cash Museum premiered an artifact that has never previously been on public display despite being presented to Johnny Cash more than six decades ago. The unveiling of this rare artifact…Johnny Cash’s very first gold record…was released today to commemorate Cash’s first #1 “I Walk the Line” on what is the anniversary of the […]

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