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Trackside Music Festival

July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Trackside Music Festival July 1st, 2017...

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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 final name change to, “Diamond Rio”, and they signed with Arista Nashville.   Their debut single. “Meet in the Middle”,...

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The Judds are set to release an All-Time Greatest Hits on June 30th. Be listening to CKNX AM920 for your chance to win a copy of the  CD. Here is the Track Listing: 1. Mama He’s Crazy 2. Why Not Me 3. Girls Night Out 4. Love Is Alive 5. Have Mercy 6. Grandpa (Tell Me...

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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 Star Spangled Banner” at Dallas Cowboys football games.  At just 14 she became the youngest person to win a Grammy,...

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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 age of five, she played clarinet, flute and saxophone in high school, and taught herself guitar at the age of 20....

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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 premier electric slide guitar player, and a hit song writer too. He co-wrote, “That’s My Story”, for Collin Raye, 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 played female on Country radio. Jo Dee Messina played professionally at the age of 16, backed up by her brother...

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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 traditional roots. You know their hits including, “Mr. Bojangles”, “Dance Little Jean”, “Modern Day Romance”, and, “Make a Little Magic”....

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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 than a decade has been singing his way up the charts. In 2004, he released his second CD, “Time After...

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Cajun Country

May 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

With six number one hits and another dozen consecutive top tens, Eddie Raven has been part of the Country Music scene for five decades. He was influenced by Cajun Music, and broadcasts such as “Louisiana Hayride”. He had his first band at the age of thirteen. As an on-air personality at a radio station in...

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