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    April 30, 2013

    Willie Nelson is 80

    Willie Nelson neither looks nor seems 80 years old. This is an age reserved for, well, old people. The unhip, those not in-the-know, not totally with it. And yet, Willie turns 80 today. What's his secret? We doubt it's the weed -- sorry -- but think that it likely has more to do with his totally Z ... More >>

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    April 12, 2013

    Ten country songs for tax day

    It seems odd we'd ever find occasion to offer the following advice: Don't do what Willie did. But as tax day approaches, it's the wisest advice we can offer. Don't leave the management of your finances to Price Waterhouse, if they turn around and advise you to utilize shady tax shelters. That's what ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    Notable 2012 deaths in country music

    Get out your hanky so you don't spill a tear in your beer; from Susanna Clark to Kitty Wells, several legendary country singers and songwriters passed on in 2012, and their loss is felt keenly as our connection to a better time in traditional country goes slippin' away.

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    November 7, 2012
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    November 7, 2012
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    October 4, 2012

    Ten George Strait songs that define his 30-year career

    In a press conference streamed live last week from his website, country legend George Strait announced his farewell tour, aptly coined "The Cowboy Rides Away Tour." Is he sick? Don't think so. Gettin' too old? Nah, some of the old fellers still touring have got at least two decades on him. Wants to ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    10 country songs about fightin'

    ‚ÄčOn this day in country music history, in an evening session in a studio on Nashville's storied Music Row, Johnny Horton recorded "The Battle of New Orleans." While his version became the best known over the years, peaking at Number One on both Billboard's Hot Country Singles and its Hot 100 lists ... More >>

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    January 14, 2011

    David Allan Coe at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill, 1/13/11

    Photo by Nikki Miller​David Allan Coe January 13, 2011 Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill, St. Louis Park David Allan Coe at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill, on a Thursday. What can one expect of a night like this?

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    January 7, 2010

    Songs for "I'm Not Going to Take It Anymore Day"

    Situated between Cuddle Day and Man Watcher's Day, a badass country playlist celebrating the day to tell everyone to shove it.

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    April 22, 2009
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    April 22, 2009
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    July 13, 2005

    Jottings about Missy Elliott's New Album

    I've listened to Missy Elliott's The Cookbook twice now, and I don't love it but I like it a fair amount. Certainly if she were a new artist I'd be pretty damn excited. If I were the kind of fellow who throws parties and if I were hosting such an event this Friday, I'd put the album on and feel conf ... More >>

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    May 18, 2005
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    February 9, 2000
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