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Miranda Lambert: ‘I Still Don’t Think of Myself as Famous’

“To say that 2010 has been an exciting and amazing year seems like an understatement,” says country music’s latest darling, Miranda Lambert. She’s not kidding. This year alone, the 26-year-old has gotten engaged to country singer and soon-to-be-inducted Grand Ole Opry member Blake Shelton; recorded a version of “Coal Miner’s Daughter” with Loretta Lynn and […]

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Don’t miss Merle Haggard on Letterman

Legendary country artist and outlaw conspirator Merle Haggard will appear on The Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday, Aug. 31, at 11:30 p.m. Known for writing anthems like “Okie From Muskogee,” “The Fightin’ Side of Me” and “Mama Tried,” Haggard released his latest album, I Am What I Am, in April.

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Jason Boland: What’s going on in the sticks these days?

It began with Jimmie Rodgers and The Carter Family in the 1920s, but country music has come a long way since the days of “Blue Yodel No. 1” and “Wildwood Flower.” In the early 1940s it was Bill Monroe and Flatt and Scruggs, and later honky tonk was born with Ernest Tubb and Hank Williams. […]

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