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    April 26, 2013

    RIP George Jones, country legend (1931-2013)

    To begin a remembrance of George Jones, one need look no further than his song lyrics. "He stopped loving her today, they placed a wreath upon his door." "Yabba Dabba Doo, the King is gone, and so are you." Jones died this morning at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, after being hospitalized the ... More >>

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    February 28, 2013

    Ten country songs to bring on the spring

    March is that time of year when we forget everything we've ever come to know about the month's wild mood swings. We ignore the weatherman's prognostications, and throw on shorts and short sleeves at the first sight of melting (read: slushy, gray, disgusting) snow. And so by our interpretation, guess ... 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 15, 2012

    Ten George Jones career milestones ahead of his final "Grand Tour"

    In his younger years, country legend George Jones was assigned the moniker "No Show Jones." Tales of his hard drinkin' and drug abuse were epic enough to make Keith Richards seem tame, and as such, he had a habit of not showing up to a lot of his own shows. But all this is behind him -- it's said he ... More >>

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    July 19, 2012

    RIP, Kitty Wells: An appreciation of a banned star

    By all appearances, she was the sweetest thing in the world, with her affable and rarely rowdy singing voice, her hoedown-ready ginghams, and her marriage to a cabinet-maker when she was just 18, a union that would last nearly 74 years and which would see Nashville undergo multiple musical transitio ... More >>

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    September 19, 2011

    Lindsey Buckingham at Pantages, 9/16/11

    Photos by Steve Cohen​Lindsey Buckingham September 16, 2011 Pantages Theater A man as obviously aware of his significance in musical history as he is of his relative obscurity as a solo artist - in comparison to his former band, and his former bandmate/partner Stevie Nicks - Lindsey Buckingha ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Top 10 country songs for Father's Day

    ​Another tie, another jar of cologne, another set of cuff links, another Father's Day. Do you call your dad, send him a card, buy him some tools? Or how about you dedicate a collection of Father's Day songs to him by reposting this Top 10 list to his Facebook page? First, you'll have to frie ... More >>

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    April 23, 2010

    Country Festivals: Decorate your RV! Win a John Deere!

    Your guide to the hottest, the sweatiest, the smelliest country music festivals this summer. Somebody grab the cooler.

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    April 15, 2010

    Glen Campbell and Tanya Tucker showdown at Grand Casino

    Campbell may have knocked Tucker's teeth out in their '81 match, but the old man's 73 now while Tucker's a spry 51. Gonna be a nail-biter, folks.

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    March 3, 2010
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    September 3, 2009

    Heidi Newfield and Hot Roxx to cover the best and worst of country

    Cabooze, Club J├Ąger and Cracker Barrel. Three ways to catch your country music this week.

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    March 20, 2008

    It happened at Oar Folkjokeopus...

    A Bob Mould interview got me thinking about something that really has little to do with the man. I started ... More >>

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    December 15, 2004

    Last Year a DJ Saved My Life

    Radio Gaga's 10 best pop singles of 2004