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He has seven studio albums certified “Platinum” and five number one hits on the Hot Country Songs Chart.  He has been a member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1992, and he has two Grammy Awards, both for Best Country Collaboration, and that’s just his music career. He has been a star on both the...

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Migraines Explained

April 13, 2016

New video shows what it's like to have a migraine....

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Country Pop singer Don King retired from performing in 1981, but his band wanted to continue to perform.  They called themselves, “Savanna”, but their name was changed to, “Sawyer Brown”, after a nearby road. Sawyer Brown released twenty studio albums, and they have three number one singles to their credit.  The Academy of Country Music...

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RIP Merle Haggard

April 6, 2016

Sad new for the country music world today, Merle Haggard has died after a series of recent health struggles. The legendary singer passed away on April 6, 2016, which was also his 79th birthday. Photo attribution: Creative Commons Merle Haggard by atgeist is licensed under CC BY 2.0...

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Texas Talent

April 2, 2016

Two sisters and two of their friends loved to get together and play music. Bluegrass mostly, and some country too.  In 1989, they decided to call themselves the, “Dixie Chicks”, and they went on to become one of the biggest acts in country music.  It took a $10,000.00 donation in 1990 to get their first...

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Dog loves the park so much, he plays dead so he doesn't have to leave....

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Meet him in Montana

March 26, 2016

Dan Seals was brought up in a musical family.  His Mom sang in a Country band, and his Dad taught him to play the upright bass. He teamed up with John Ford Coley as “England Dan”, and the pair hit number two in 1976 with, “I’d Really Love to See You Tonight”. Seals moved toward...

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He has it, “His Way”.

March 19, 2016

Jake Mathews grew up in Sudbury, Ontario, watching his older brother, Gil Grand, launch his Country Music career. So Jake took up the challenge, and began his own musical direction.  The brothers have played together, and in 2006 they performed across Canada with their, “Raise the Roof” tour, in conjunction with Ronald MacDonald Charities. Jake’s cd, “Time After...

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Opryland Originals

March 12, 2016

Diamond Rio was originally formed in 1982 as an attraction for the Opryland USA theme park in Nashville, originally known as The Grizzly River Boys.  They have gone on to record nine studio albums, four greatest hits albums, and a Christmas album.  The Academy of Country Music awarded them Top Vocal Group in 1991 and...

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She has sold over 85 million records, has five Grammy Awards, stars on both the Hollywood and Canada’s Walks of Fame and is the only female artist to have three consecutive albums certified Diamond sellers.  Shania Twain grew up in Timmins in less than ideal circumstances.  Her parents separated when Shania was just two, and...

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