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Brad Paisley, Kelsea Ballerini, Mel Tillis, Nashville on CMT, 2016 In Memoriam & More Featured In This Edition Of ‘The Pickup’

  Continuing the tradition of presenting the top stories in country music, another all-new episode of the “The Pickup” features a look at Brad Paisley’s new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, a special holiday engagement, the new season of “Nashville” debuting on CMT, a new Pickup-and-Coming, a tribute to artists […]

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Ralph Stanley

Bluegrass Music Patriarch Ralph Stanley Dies

Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and popularize the genre that became known as bluegrass, died Thursday from difficulties with skin cancer. He was 89. Stanley was born and raised in southwest Virginia, a land of coal mines and deep forests where he and his brother formed the […]

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