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Canadian “George Strait”

October 14, 2017

As a child, growing up in Sudbury, Ontario, Gil Grand had lots of musical inspiration. Twenty or so of his extended family members routinely gathered for jam sessions, playing all types of traditional Country and Folk music. Gil’s sound has been compared with George Jones and George Strait, and Gil counts both as inspirations. His...

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29 Number One Hits!

October 7, 2017

He received his first guitar at the age of 18, and taught himself to play. He studied advertising at East Tennessee State University and graduated in 1990, but what Kenny Chesney loved most was writing and singing songs. He has recorded 20 albums, has had 40 songs in the top 10.  Twenty nine of those...

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Hard Work & A Little Luck

September 30, 2017

He worked as a DJ, played in a house band performing cover tunes, and released his first LP in 1996.  In 2001 he entered a singing contest sponsored by Country Music Television, and won! It brought Aaron Pritchett a professional music video and ten thousand dollars. The money went into his next LP, “Consider This”. Since...

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Texas Talent

September 16, 2017

With more than 20 singles on the Hot Country Songs Chart, including nine at number One, Lonestar is one of the best known Country groups of the 1990’s. They began in 1992, calling themselves “Texassee” because all five founding members were from Texas. They met in Nashville, as performers at Opryland. They have a long...

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He began writing songs at the age of ten, and had his first Nashville recording session at fourteen.  He played show after show at the 1984 World’s Fair in New Orleans. He holds a degree in business management, he is an accomplished athlete playing both tennis and golf and he’s part of a weekly blog,...

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Another Opryland Success

September 2, 2017

Two of the founding members of “Little Texas”, Tim Rushlow and Dwayne O’Brian,  were performing at Opryland in the fifties. They brought their performing skills to Nashville and founded “Little Texas” in 1988. They played all over North America, around 300 dates a year. Their hard work paid off and they caught the attention of...

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Singer, Songwriter & Actor

August 26, 2017

He wrote many classic Country hits including, “Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys”, “Texas (When I Die” and “You’re the Best Break This Old Heart Ever Had”. He played opposite James Garner in, “Bret Maverick”, and hosted, “Tuckin’ USA”, and “American Sports Cavalcade”. Ed Bruce is another success story for Sun...

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One Road Hammer

August 19, 2017

He started playing guitar at age seven, and wrote his first song at age twelve.  He thought Rock N Roll was going to be his style, but he discovered he had the voice for Country music. Jason McCoy has been in several bands, and for five years was a member of “The Road Hammers”.  Jason...

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Music, Manitoba Style

August 12, 2017

At the age of three, Amanda Stott sang in the church choir and eight years later, she was performing around the country at festivals and local fairs. She was raised on a farm near Brandon, Manitoba in a musical home led by her father who plays piano, banjo and saxophone.  At 17, Amanda was signed...

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Check out the music video for the song "Your Love Is The Drug" from The Road Hammers....

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