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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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Zac was the 11th of 12 children, and showed an early interest in music.  He started with his Mother’s guitar at the age of 8, and he took two years of classical guitar lessons.  He...

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While still in high school, five guys got together to form a band.  They called themselves 12 Gauge.  They were practicing in the basement of one of the members’ homes and entered a ‘battle of...

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In 1984, a group was formed with mostly session musicians, playing local clubs, and keeping the focus on a traditional Country sound. Over the years, Shenandoah re-invented itself as various members left the group, and...

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Working Man’s Country

October 6, 2018

He was taught his first chords by his Dad, who played in a local Country band in Kentucky.  John, and his older brother Eddie, both played in the family band where talents were honed and...

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Music in his Soul

September 29, 2018

At the age of twelve, John learned to play guitar.  His favorite musical influences included James Taylor, Harry Chapin and John Denver.  There was lots of music in his childhood home too and he grew...

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