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Award Winning Traditional Sound

July 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

She discovered her love of singing at Girl Scout Camp, and later joined a Bluegrass group called, “Pennsboro”.  She worked as a tour guide at the Country Music Hall of Fame, sang backup and did...

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All the “Country” Gold in California

July 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Larry, Steve and Rudy have performed together since their childhood, singing in church, and on the radio.  Larry joined “The Imperials” in 1971, where he honed his songwriting and performing skills. In 1979, the three...

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Getting it Wright

July 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

She grew up near Chatham Ontario, in a household full of music. Both her parents were local musical performers. Michelle Wright was studying at college in the early 1980’s, and playing with a local band....

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Opryland Originals

July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

They were called, “The Grizzly River Boys”, and started as an attraction at Opryland USA.  The name changed to, “The Tennessee River Boys” and since 1989, has had the same six members. 1991 saw the...

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Child Star

June 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

At the age of 13, LeAnn Rimes scored top ten with, “Blue”, and became the youngest Country star since Tanya Tucker. By the age of nine, she was an experienced singer, and regularly sang, “The...

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Single White Female

June 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

She has won many awards for her music including a Juno for “Best Country Artist” and an Academy of Country Music award for, “Top New Female Artist”. Carolyn Dawn Johnson was learning piano at the...

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Slide Guitar Super Star

June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

His first public performance was at the age of six, on Bob Wills’ radio show, and the sound of Western Swing has been with Lee Roy Parnell ever since. He is widely acknowledged as a...

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Heads Carolina, Tails California

May 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

She’s been on the Country Music scene more than twenty years and has topped the charts nine times.  In 2000, she won the CMA’s “Horizon Award”, and was named by Billboard Magazine as the most...

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Make a Little Magic

May 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band can trace its history back to 1966 and since then has taken many forms.  From a Jug Band to a Pop act, they found their success as a Country Band, with...

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Sudbury Country Star

May 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

He was born into a big family, and grew up in Sudbury, Ontario.  His older brother, CCMA nominee, Gil Grand, is well known across the land. Jake Mathews has his own sound and for more...

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