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Keeper of the Stars

January 12, 2019

Tracy was studying business at Texas State University, and sang with a local band called, “Rimfire”. One of his friends convinced him to record, “Your Cheatin’ Heart”, at a mall recording studio.  The owner of...

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Jim’s Dad was a champion fiddle player, and each of his siblings could play various instruments.  Jim learned the fiddle and the mandolin. Jim grew up picking cotton, and he learned Blues directly from African...

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Top Selling Solo Artist

December 29, 2018

His Mom sang Country Music, recorded on Capital Records, and appeared on Ozark Jubilee.  Young Garth’s home was full of music and there were regular talent nights where the whole family took part.  Garth learned...

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Honky Tonk Story Teller

December 22, 2018

John grew up in Texas, but often traveled with his family to California to pick fruit.  After he graduated from high school, he attended college on a basketball scholarship. John loved the outdoors.  He was...

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Down Home Country Star

December 15, 2018

Dolly performed on the stage at the Grand Ole Opry at just thirteen.  She knew she wanted a career in Country Music, so she moved to Nashville the day after she graduated from high school....

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Silver Fox

December 8, 2018

He grew up in a musical family, his Mom played piano, and his Dad sang in Gospel quartets, but Charlie had other ideas.  He enrolled at Arkansas State College on a football scholarship, although a...

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New Traditionalist

December 1, 2018

Her first introduction to the world of performance was at rodeos.  Both her Father and her Grandfather had been champion steer ropers, with her Father being world champion three times. Her Mother had wanted a...

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Steve was struggling after he was downsized, and was taking menial jobs to keep his bills paid, but his real interest had always been music.  He took a chance, and formed with his daughter Amanda,...

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Two Dozen at the Top

November 17, 2018

Blake was just twelve when he started singing and learning guitar.  Just a few years later, he had written his first song.  He moved to Nashville at seventeen years old to seek a career in...

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The Storyteller

November 10, 2018

As a teenager, Tom organized a band called, “The Kentucky Travelers”.   They performed prior to the showing of movies for a traveling theatre.  He also had several stints as a DJ at radio stations in...

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