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Down Home Country Star

December 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dolly performed on the stage at the Grand Ole Opry at just thirteen.  She knew she wanted a career in Country Music, so she moved to Nashville the day after she graduated from high school....

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Silver Fox

December 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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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Twenty Six Cents – A Priceless Hit!

November 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 2 Comments

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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Debut Single Claims Number One

November 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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From Basement Practice to Top Spot

October 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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Personnel Changes – Same Great Sound

October 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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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