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Billboard
Toby Keith, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan Among Country Acts Who Take Business Beyond Music— Brad Paisley and Tim McGraw own publishing companies, for example; Keith Urba
Toby Keith, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan Among Country Acts Who Take Business Beyond Music
Billboard / Posted 2 days ago
— Brad Paisley and Tim McGraw own publishing companies, for example; Keith Urbancreated a line of guitars; and the late Buck Owens established a radio chain. But music is hardly the only line of interest for many artists. Carrie Underwood... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Jean Shepard, Grand Ole Opry Star, Dies at 82my daddy would have killed him if he hadn’t been,” she said. Shepard set out o
Jean Shepard, Grand Ole Opry Star, Dies at 82
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
my daddy would have killed him if he hadn’t been,” she said. Shepard set out on the road, working with musicians such as Buck Owens, whom she confesses helped her to realize just how big her hit with Husky was. “He was in the car with us, and we... Read more
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Billboard
Grand Ole Opry Star Jean Shepard Dies at 82my daddy would have killed him if he hadn’t been,” she said. Shepard set out o
Grand Ole Opry Star Jean Shepard Dies at 82
Billboard / Posted 3 days ago
my daddy would have killed him if he hadn’t been,” she said. Shepard set out on the road, working with musicians such as Buck Owens, whom she confesses helped her to realize just how big her hit with Husky was. “He was in the car with us, and we... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
The best backup musician you've never heard ofas diverse as Nat King Cole, Merle Haggard, Johnny Mathis, Buffalo Springfield
The best backup musician you've never heard of
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 5 days ago
as diverse as Nat King Cole, Merle Haggard, Johnny Mathis, Buffalo Springfield and Frank Sinatra. His work with Haggard and Buck Owens helped develop the Bakersfield Sound in country music. In 1968 Elvis Presley asked him to join his comeback tour... Read more
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Billboard
Bob Weir Grateful to Get Back in Touch With His Cowboy Side at Americana Festshow of Merle Haggard’s “Mama Tried,” a song the Dead covered on record back in
Bob Weir Grateful to Get Back in Touch With His Cowboy Side at Americana Fest
Billboard / Posted 5 days ago
show of Merle Haggard’s “Mama Tried,” a song the Dead covered on record back in 1971. “Jerry (Garcia) and I were huge into Buck Owens particularly -- and Dolly Parton, we were both more than smitten,” Weir said. “Back in that era, we weren’t the... Read more
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Mount Shasta Area Newspapers
Balloon Fair begins with Friday night entertainmentfor songs by Merle Haggard, Chuck Berry, Gram Parsons, Townes Van Zandt, Steve
Balloon Fair begins with Friday night entertainment
Mount Shasta Area Newspapers / Posted 5 days ago
for songs by Merle Haggard, Chuck Berry, Gram Parsons, Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Buck Owens, Los Lobos, The Byrds, Willie Nelson, Jerry Jeff Walker, Son Volt, Wilco, Billy Bragg, Woody Guthrie, John Prine,... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Country star Nathan Carter's rockthey had this massive vinyl collection with all the old country singers Hank Wi
Country star Nathan Carter's rock
Forres Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
they had this massive vinyl collection with all the old country singers Hank Williams, Johnny Cash to Dolly Parton and Buck Owens. "They used to play them all the time and I knew a lot of the songs by heart." When Nathan was 18 he met Irish... Read more
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Billboard
Charley Pride Reflects on His 50th Chart Anniversary & Lack of Diversity in Country Musicmy whole career. In 1966, I drove all the way from Montana to Detroit to play
Charley Pride Reflects on His 50th Chart Anniversary & Lack of Diversity in Country Music
Billboard / Posted 8 days ago
my whole career. In 1966, I drove all the way from Montana to Detroit to play in a showcase with Merle Haggard and Buck Owens -- there were 10,000 people there. The thing about me is that I shocked a lot of people, because after RCA signed... Read more
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Philly.com
Jazz guitarist John Scofield brings his modern sounds in country and western to Ardmorehippie time," he recalled. "It was, 'Everything's good, man.' You'd listen to R
Jazz guitarist John Scofield brings his modern sounds in country and western to Ardmore
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
hippie time," he recalled. "It was, 'Everything's good, man.' You'd listen to Ravi Shankar and John Coltrane and Buck Owens." Even as he became renowned as a jazz guitarist, first as a member of Miles Davis' groundbreaking electric bands... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Tuesday funeral set for local musiciana popular radio disc jockey, and the list of legends he interviewed during his
Tuesday funeral set for local musician
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 19 days ago
a popular radio disc jockey, and the list of legends he interviewed during his career included Red Sovine, George Jones, Buck Owens, Connie Smith and Grandpa Jones. An outgoing and humble man, Rountree was a popular local musician. He performed... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Longtime San Angelo musician diesa popular radio disc jockey, and the list of legends he interviewed during his
Longtime San Angelo musician dies
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 22 days ago
a popular radio disc jockey, and the list of legends he interviewed during his career included Red Sovine, George Jones, Buck Owens, Connie Smith and Grandpa Jones. An outgoing and humble man, Rountree was a popular local musician. He performed... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Sims rarely despaired, took care of West Texasagent Sims. He led me to the Owens Ranch at Barnhart, where I reported on an ex
Sims rarely despaired, took care of West Texas
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 28 days ago
agent Sims. He led me to the Owens Ranch at Barnhart, where I reported on an exercise program for 4-H club lambs. Sims, Buck Owens and his son, Rusty, had taught the lambs to jump hurdles. In 1966, Bill became executive secretary of the Texas... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Music a way of life for San Angelo’s Rountreethe same night when their regular fiddle player failed to arrive for a show. He
Music a way of life for San Angelo’s Rountree
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 30 days ago
the same night when their regular fiddle player failed to arrive for a show. He rattles off names quickly: "I interviewed Buck Owens once for a radio show — what a great guy — we stayed in touch for many years," Rountree recalls. "Grandpa Jones,... Read more

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