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Book Review: Rosanne Cash – Composed (a memoir)

Rosanne Cash, firstborn child of country music icon Johnny Cash and his first wife Vivian, was a writer long before she became a musician, singer and songwriter. A light went on with the assignment of a seventh-grade English project for which she created an original metaphor. When revisiting that moment in time Cash writes, “I […]

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Reba to release second album off new record label Nov. 9

If at first you succeed, try, try again. Reba McEntire is releasing a second album with her new record label, The Valory Music Co., on Nov. 9. And why not? Reba’s first effort with the independent label, Keep On Loving You, sold more than 500,000 copies and yielded the mega-hit “Consider Me Gone,” which spent […]

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Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith among top-earning musicians, says Forbes

Kenny Chesney and Toby Keith are among the top-earning musicians of the last 12 months, according to the financial publication, Forbes. The list ranked musicians’ earnings from June 2009 to June 2010, factoring in album sales, touring, publishing royalties and endorsement deals, among other revenue streams. Chesney ranked ninth with earnings of $50 million. Keith […]

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The Infamous Stringdusters Fly High

With fingers flying across acoustic strings and a sound blending the finest traditions of American bluegrasss with the aesthetic sensibilities of the contemporary music, the Infamous Stringdusters embody today’s young, hip bluegrass scene. And with the release of their third album, Things That Fly, the Infamous Stringdusters are flying higher than ever.

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