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  • "Country" Johnny Mathis Dead at 80

  • Johnnie Wright, 97, singer and country bandleader R.I.P.

  • Classic Country Music: Guitar chords and lyrics.

  • Emmylou Harris releases new album, April, 2011

  • The Marty Stuart TV show, watch it when you can

  • Ralph Mooney Dies

  • Ferlin Husky R.I.P.

  • Charlie Louvin R.I.P.
  • Charlie Louvin Remembered

  • The Judds Set For Huge 2011 Comeback

  • Larry Gatlin named official columnist and contributing editor

  • Americana Music Association announces Top 100 albums of the year

  • Hank, Willie, Wills receive Grammy Hall honors

  • Merle Haggard praised at Kennedy Center Honors gala

  • Louisiana Hayride Info

  • The battle rages on for Charlie Louvin

  • The shining Lucille Starr

  • For 40 Years, They've Been Asleep at the Wheel

  • Mel Tillis aiming for Grammy with comedy album

  • Kris Kristofferson, Alabama, others add to new Waylon Jennings tribute

  • Burma Shave with the Statler Brothers

  • Loretta Lynn reflects on 50 years in country music

  • Dale Watson Web Site Updated

  • More Carter Family History

  • Johnny Cash Fan Zine

  • Another Look at Conway Twitty

  • Renovated Opryland hotel reopens, glitzier than ever.

  • Hank Cochran passed away at his Hendersonville, Tennessee home, July 16, 2010.

  • NOTE: Charlie Louvin has stage II pancreatic cancer. His operation will be on July 22th of this year.

  • Jimmy Kish, "The Flying Cowboy", age 84 of Nashville, passed away May 27, 2010.

  • Judy Lynn Kelly has died in Indiana at the age of 74 Wednesday May 26, 2010 at her home in Jeffersonville after suffering congestive heart failure.
    Ms. Kelly was born in Boise, Idaho, and got her big break in her teens when she was hired to fill in for Jean Shepard during a touring show of performers from the Grand Ole Opry. In 1952, she was part of a show with Gene Autry.

  • Hank Williams earns Pulitzer "Special Citation"

    WAYNE "The Train" HANCOCK "live" in Nashville, Saturday, March 20th at Matty's Alley.

  • Book Excerpt: "Tammy Wynette"

  • Chris Scruggs: The Cream Interview

  • Americana International 2010

  • Jim Halsey writes book: "Starmaker"

  • Four to be inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame

    Brenda Lee, Marty Stuart, Tanya Tucker
    All three spoke about the pros and cons of becoming successful at an early age. The event was held at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame, Saturday, February 20, 2010.

    Stella, Dolly's younger sister, has released 22 albums with 28 chart singles. She appeared at the Ernest Tubb Texas Troubadour Theater in Nashville February 12, 2010 on the TRADITIONAL COUNTRY OPRY show. Also on stage: Dean Holmen, Allen Karl, Joe Berry, Leon Seiter and JK Coltrain.

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  • Grady Martin - Grady Martin was one of the most renowned, inventive and historically-significant American session musicians in country music and rockabilly. As a member of Nashville A-Team, he worked thousands of sessions, playing guitar on hits ranging from Roy Orbison's Pretty Woman and Marty Robbins's El Paso to Loretta Lynn's Coal Miner's Daughter and Sammi Smith's Help Me Make It through the Night. During a nearly 50-year career, Martin backed such names as Flatt & Scruggs, Patsy Cline, Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly.
  • David Andersen, the guitarist you'll meet in the lobby of Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame
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    Kern County Museum's Website
    For those of you wishing to know more about Bakersfield's history the Kern County Museum which is located in Bakersfield has a very in depth website at If you click onto Exhibits it will take you to the Bakersfield Sound section which includes articles on many of the artists known as the early pioneers of the Bakersfield Sound.

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