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Jim Ed Brown & the Browns, Grady Martin, Oak Ridge Boys To Join Country Music Hall Of Fame

The Country Music Association announced today that Jim Ed Brown and The Browns, Grady Martin, and The Oak Ridge Boys will become the newest members of the revered Country Music Hall of Fame. Jim Ed Brown and The Browns (siblings … read more »

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New Bluegrass: Springfield Exit’s ‘That Was Then’

Springfield Exit — That Was Then Label: Patuxent Music On their new album, That Was Then, Springfield Exit offers 14 flawless, mostly traditional bluegrass songs — each of them as pure and uncluttered as could ever be hoped for in … read more »

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David Fanning’s “Doin’ Country Right” (single)

Ready for a country song that’s destined to dominate the summer of 2015? It’s called “Doin’ Country Right” (written by Josh Osborne, Heather Morgan and Jimmy Robbins) and the charismatic guy singin’ it is Red Bow Records recording artist David … read more »

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Catch Kris Kristofferson, Lady Antebellum & Jason Isbell Online @ Skyville Live

Kris Kristofferson, Lady Antebellum and Jason Isbell are set to perform April 7th on the next edition of Skyville Live. The performances stream exclusively online at SkyvilleLive.com. If you missed the first concert in the series in January, you missed … read more »

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Casting Crowns — ‘Glorious Day: Hymns of Faith’

Casting Crowns — Glorious Day: Hymns of Faith Label: Provident Label Group Glorious Days: Hymns of Faith, the newest album from Grammy Award winning Contemporary Christian group Casting Crowns, is available now at all 634 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store … read more »

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Southside Johnny Plays Rarities and Springsteen Songs

By Jeffrey Falk ASBURY PARK, NJ, February 28, 2015–The first night was not even sold out. Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes ended a two-night stand at their famous birthplace, The Stone Pony, on Saturday, February 28, 2015.  Friday night’s … read more »

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40th Anniversary Of Legendary Sessions = Four-LP Box Set: ‘The Complete Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Recordings’ April 28

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Forty years ago, renowned entertainer Tony Bennett joined together with legendary jazz pianist Bill Evans for their first of two duet albums. The result was 1975’s The Tony Bennett / Bill Evans Album, followed by Together … read more »

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Many Shades Of The Blues: Tinsley Ellis’ ‘Tough Love’

Tinsley Ellis — Tough Love Label: Heartfixer Music Is it true that the most valuable blues musician is an old blues musician? Or is it that sometimes audiences don’t truly appreciate a blues musician until they are bordering the age … read more »

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KIX BROOKS HONORED AS FIRST RECIPIENT OF THE CMA FOUNDATION HUMANITARIAN AWARD

Revered Country Music Hall of Fame member Reba presented the first CMA Foundation Humanitarian Award to acclaimed artist, radio personality, entrepreneur, and esteemed member of the CMA Board of Directors Kix Brooks at a prestigious evening in his honor Monday … read more »

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New Sultry Roots Tunes: Robin Banks — ‘Modern Classic’

Robin Banks — Modern Classic The first time I heard the soulful voice of Robin Banks was when I came across a YouTube clip of her singing “You Don’t Know Me.” It was one of those happy YouTube moments; obviously … read more »

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