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Charlie Daniels

interview by Mike Hennessey Charlie Daniels, “Preachin’, Prayin’, Singin’” – Blue Hat Records, 2008 Charlie Daniels arrived in Nashville in 1967 with a wife, child, and a literal twenty dollar bill in his pocket. In a few short years, he was lending his fiddle to Bob Dylan’s seminal Nashville albums. Since then he has sold […]

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Free day at Country Music Hall of Fame

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is holding its annual Ford Community Day with free admission on Saturday, Feb. 5, and organizers say it will be the most entertainment-packed community day yet. There will be performances from song writers Kent Blazy and Cory Batten and a capella group Street Corner Symphony. The group was a […]

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Charlie Louvin: The Battles Rage On

A member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the longest living member of the Grand Old Opry, Charlie Louvin is a true legend of country music. His work has influenced The Beatles, Gram Parsons, Emmylou Harris, The Byrds and Lucinda Williams among many others.

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Martina McBride signs to Republic Nashville

Martina McBride has signed to the new Republic Nashville label after spending nearly two decades with RCA Records. McBride and Republic Nashville executives Scott Borchetta and Jimmy Harnen made the announcement at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville on Monday morning (Nov. 8). “You know, I’ve had an amazing career,” McBride said. […]

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Country Music Hall of Fame member Jimmy Dean dies at 81

Country Music Hall of Fame member Jimmy Dean died Sunday night (June 13) at his home in Varina, Va., at age 81. His wife, Donna Meade Dean, told The Associated Press her husband had health problems but was still functioning well and was looking forward to his formal induction into the Hall of Fame later this year […]

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