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Dolly Parton to Release Her New Album ‘Blue Smoke’ in May

Dolly Parton says her new album, ‘Blue Smoke’, which will be released in conjunction with her world tour, is a reflection of her many musical sides.

02/11/2014

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Willie Nelson & Alison Krauss Team Up for 2014 Tour

This year, the country singers will team up for a co-headlining tour, which marks the first time the two have ever toured together.

02/11/2014

Pete Seeger with John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews and Neil Young at Farm Aid 2013 (Maria Ives for Radio.com)

Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp & Neil Young Remember Pete Seeger

In the wake of Pete Seeger’s recent passing, John Mellencamp, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young have all come out to pay their respects to the fallen singer and activist.

01/29/2014

Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard and Blake Shelton

Are Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard & Kris Kristofferson Recording Together This Year?

After appearing together on the GRAMMYs, country legends Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson are reportedly moving ahead with a collaborative recording project.

01/29/2014

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2014 GRAMMY Performances, Ranked

This year it seemed like the words “And the GRAMMY goes too” were hardly uttered during the night’s live broadcast, leaving plenty of room for the performances, which there were 20 of. All of which we ranked.

01/26/2014

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SeaWorld Responds to Criticism & Artist Cancellations with Newspaper Ads

In recent weeks, artists such as Martina McBride, Trisha Yearwood, Willie Nelson, Joan Jett and Heart have cancelled upcoming concerts at SeaWorld. Now the animal park has responded.

12/23/2013

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Q&A: ‘Strawberry Wine’ Singer Deana Carter on Her New Album, Writing with Kacey Musgraves & Watching ‘Nashville’

“It was hugely important, writing with new artists and seeing their passion and drive, the freshness. It was so inspiring for me,” Deana Carter said of writing with Kacey Musgraves.

12/19/2013

Blake Shelton

Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson & Blake Shelton to Perform Together at 2014 GRAMMYs

A special GRAMMY Moment performance will feature Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Blake Shelton performing on stage together. Also see a list of all country GRAMMY nominees.

12/19/2013

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Martina McBride Is Seventh Performer to Back Out of SeaWorld Gig

“I’ve decided that given all the issues that have been aired recently, the time isn’t right for me to play at Seaworld. I have cancelled my scheduled performance at the Bands, Blues & BBQ event in March 2014,” McBride said.

12/16/2013

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Hear Willie Nelson Team Up with Harry Connick Jr. on Holiday Track ‘When I’m Home’

On “When I’m Home,” a track off the ‘Angels Sing’ soundtrack, the country singer joins forces with soulful crooner Harry Connick Jr for their own original holiday tune.

12/11/2013

Willie Nelson and Family at Ravinia

Willie Nelson Postpones Tour Dates After Bus Crash

Willie Nelson has cancelled a handful of upcomong tour dates following a crash involving the bus that his backing band travels in.

11/23/2013

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Willie Nelson Duets with Dolly Parton, Miranda Lambert & More on ‘To All the Girls…’

“It never was hard to write a song. It was an easy thing to do to make a rhyme,” he said. “I guess songwriters are supposed to be able to do that. Whether it’s good or not, that’s up to somebody else.”

10/15/2013

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Amos Lee Enlists Alison Krauss, Patty Griffin for ‘Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song’

“To me, I’ve never really placed much of an importance on genre or typifying anything,” he said. “I really try to honor the process and work from that place.”

10/09/2013

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Pete Seeger Surprises, Neil Young Vents, At Farm Aid 2013

“Friends, at age 94, I don’t have much voice left. But: here’s a song I think you know, and if you sing it, why, we’ll make a good sound!” surprise guest Pete Seeger said at Farm Aid.

09/23/2013

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Billy Currington On Why ‘Hey Girl’ Is The Perfect Pickup Line & New Album ‘We Are Tonight’

“When we’d see a girl and be too shy to say something, we would go, ‘Hey girl’, and it always brought a smile and started a conversation.”

09/18/2013

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RIP Tompall Glaser, Key Architect Of Country’s ‘Outlaw’ Sound

One of the more influential country artists of the 1960s and ’70s, Tompall Glaser, passed away Tuesday (Aug. 13), after a long illness. He was 79. If his name doesn’t ring a bell for the […]

08/14/2013

Jody Payne with Willie Nelson and Family at Farm Aid, 2003

RIP Jody Payne, Willie Nelson’s Longtime Guitarist

Jody Payne, who for 35 years played lead guitar in Willie Nelson’s band The Family, died this past Saturday from heart complications. He was 77.

08/12/2013

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