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Country Crossover

June 23, 2018

By the age of twelve, Eddie was a proficient guitar player and during his childhood he called himself, “a walking  encyclopedia of Country music”.   Eddie dropped out of school at 16, and according to his...

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Hard Work Pays Off

June 16, 2018

His grandmother owned a small restaurant and young Toby was fascinated by the musicians.  Sometimes he would play with the band.  He was just eight years old when he got his first guitar. Music as...

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She was just 8 years old when she announced to her family she wanted to be a Country singer.  It wasn’t many years later, Tanya Tucker became a household name as, “Delta Dawn” climbed the...

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Honky-Tonk Influence

June 2, 2018

His Dad was a singer and record collector, and Mark learned to love music, especially the traditional Country sounds of John Anderson, Don Gibson and Conway Twitty. At just 17 years old, Mark dropped out...

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Almost a Lawyer

May 26, 2018

He was almost completely blind from birth and his first musical talents were evident at just seven years of age. Ronald was swept up in the growing popularity of Rock n Roll in the late...

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Pure Country Roots

May 19, 2018

His father was a part-time Country music artist, and he encouraged Vince to pick up a guitar.  Young Vince did better than that, he also taught himself banjo, bass, mandolin, dobro and fiddle. In high...

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At the age of seven, she sang in public and by the time she reached her teens, her heart was set on becoming a Country singer. Faith moved to Nashville at 19 and auditioned for...

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Canadian Treasure

May 5, 2018

He was a rodeo rider in his teens and early twenties, he had a bad fall and needed time to heal.  Ian decided to pick up a guitar and teach himself to play while he...

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He dreamed of being a pitcher in the “big leagues”, but two years of military service and an injury to his pitching arm pointed Charley Pride in another direction. When he was fourteen, his Mom...

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Seasoned Performer at 16

April 21, 2018

When he was 11 years old, his grandfather gave him a guitar, but Sammy had to help support his family when his father died the same year.  Young Sammy Kershaw was out working day jobs...

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