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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pokey LaFarge rejuvenates decades-old genresAt first glance, first listen, you might characterize Pokey LaFarge as a nostal
Pokey LaFarge rejuvenates decades-old genres
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
At first glance, first listen, you might characterize Pokey LaFarge as a nostalgia act, an academic or an elaborate joke, a shtick figure akin to David Johansen's Buster Poindexter or the enigmatic (and retired) Leon Redbone. But as he displayed... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Rest in three-quarter timeBy Betty WilliamsonLocal columnist Jakie Howard might have made his living as
Rest in three-quarter time
Clovis News Journal / Posted 2 days ago
By Betty WilliamsonLocal columnist Jakie Howard might have made his living as a rancher, a brand inspector, and a water well driller, but for 68 of his almost 80 years he made his life as a musician, coaxing tunes from a rosin-frosted fiddle that... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Cotton-Eyed Joe: Where Did He Come From, Where Did He Go?Two decades have passed since Rednex released "Cotton Eye Joe," the earworm fro
Cotton-Eyed Joe: Where Did He Come From, Where Did He Go?
The Huffington Post / Posted 10 days ago
Two decades have passed since Rednex released "Cotton Eye Joe," the earworm from Europe that swept across the Atlantic to infect our airwaves in the winter of 1995. It peaked at number 25 on Billboard charts that May, but remains trending at sports... Read more
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Everett Herald
Music for a lifetimePublished: Monday, August 17, 2015, 8:00 a.m. by Ron, Everett Public Library
Music for a lifetime
Everett Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Published: Monday, August 17, 2015, 8:00 a.m. by Ron, Everett Public Library staff The year: Nineteen-eighty-something. The place: Bellingham. Our protagonist is a handsome young man finishing his studies in music whilst... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Second Annual Bob Wills Fiddle Festival & Contest Returns to GreenvilleGREENVILLE – Bows up, chin down and spirits soaring! The Bob Wills Fiddle Festi
Second Annual Bob Wills Fiddle Festival & Contest Returns to Greenville
KXII Sherman / Posted 15 days ago
GREENVILLE – Bows up, chin down and spirits soaring! The Bob Wills Fiddle Festival & Contest returns for an expanded, second annual celebration that will transform downtown Greenville, Texas into Western Swing central from Oct. 15-18, 2015. The 2015... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Ohio Valley Opry CalendarMCCONNELSVILLE — The Ohio Valley Opry will feature Marty Haggard for two shows
Ohio Valley Opry Calendar
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
MCCONNELSVILLE — The Ohio Valley Opry will feature Marty Haggard for two shows on Aug. 15 at Twin City Opera House in McConnelsville, Ohio. Show times are 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Ticket prices are $10/$12/$15 and are available on the website at... Read more
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Wilson County News
Remembering the Farmer’s Daughter Dance HallAugust 12, 2015 | 13 views | Post a comment“These people loved to dance and b
Remembering the Farmer’s Daughter Dance Hall
Wilson County News / Posted 17 days ago
August 12, 2015 | 13 views | Post a comment“These people loved to dance and boy did they ever dance. Every song, whether fast or slow, and they were on the dance floor. ‘Move over if ya can’t keep up sonny,’ I still remember one gentleman saying to... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Pages past — Aug. 11On this date …1959: Actors and technicians had arrived in Tucumcari for six wee
Pages past — Aug. 11
Clovis News Journal / Posted 18 days ago
On this date …1959: Actors and technicians had arrived in Tucumcari for six weeks of filming the “Rawhide” television series. Stars included Clint Eastwood and Sheb Wooley. The series aired from 1959 to 1966. 1955: Burglars had obtained an... Read more
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Independent
Buddy Emmons: Doyen of the steel guitar who backed the Everly Brothers and the CarpentersBuddy Gene Emmons was born in Indiana in 1937. Encouraged by his father, he sta
Buddy Emmons: Doyen of the steel guitar who backed the Everly Brothers and the Carpenters
Independent / Posted 20 days ago
Buddy Gene Emmons was born in Indiana in 1937. Encouraged by his father, he started playing the violin when he was 10, but he soon developed a love for the six-string lap steel guitar. Then he became proficient on the pedal steel – but he didn’t want... Read more
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City Pulse
Crosstown trafficJazzFest 2015 serves up food for thought and fuel for dance With one of the wo
Crosstown traffic
City Pulse / Posted 24 days ago
JazzFest 2015 serves up food for thought and fuel for dance With one of the world’s top guitarists in two wildly different gigs, the Midwest’s hottest B-3 organ burner, big bands, singers and a slew of styles from straight ahead to Latin to... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Revamped Hollywood Corners opens as 'deli in the country' in north NormanCountry singer superstar Toby Keith partnered with Bob Thompson, owner of the M
Revamped Hollywood Corners opens as 'deli in the country' in north Norman
The Oklahoman / Posted 28 days ago
Country singer superstar Toby Keith partnered with Bob Thompson, owner of the Midway Grocery & Market near the University of Oklahoma, to revive the store that had fallen into disrepair. Keith's nephew, Joey Hampton, is managing the deli, which... Read more

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