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Asleep at the Wheel 2016 Grammy Awards
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Asleep at the Wheel’s ‘Still the King’ Wins Best Recording Package at 2016 Grammy Awards

Asleep at the Wheel's 'Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys' won Best Recording Package at the 2016 Grammy Awards.

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Ray Benson thoughts on modern country music
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Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson Criticizes Modern Country Music

Asleep at the Wheel co-founder Ray Benson has seen plenty in the country music industry. Since releasing the band's first album, Comin' Right at Ya, in 1973, the singer and his group have weathered several trends in country music, but he admits that he isn't a fan of where the genre is currently heading.

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ACL Hall of Fame 2015 induction
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Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Adds Loretta Lynn, Asleep at the Wheel

Loretta Lynn and Asleep at the Wheel were inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame on Thursday (June 18), in a star-studded ceremony hosted by Dwight Yoakam.

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Ray Benson Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame
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Ray Benson Earns Spot on Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame

Asleep at the Wheel's Ray Benson is one of seven honorees being added to the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame in 2015.

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Vote for the Most Anticipated Album of March 2015

A plethora of new country releases will hit the street in March 2015, and it's up to The Boot's readers to determine which of these 14 albums will be named Album of the Month.

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Loretta Lynn, Asleep at the Wheel to Be Inducted Into Austin City Limits Hall of Fame

Loretta Lynn and Asleep at the Wheel are among the new class of inductees into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame. The acts will be inducted during a ceremony and concert in June at ACL Live.

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Asleep at the Wheel to Release New Bob Wills Tribute Album

Asleep at the Wheel has announced the release of a new Bob Wills tribute album, ‘Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.’

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Ray Benson, ‘It Ain’t You’ Video (Feat. Willie Nelson) — Exclusive Premiere

Asleep at the Wheel front man Ray Benson teamed up with his longtime friend Willie Nelson to shoot a video for his latest song, and he's letting readers of The Boot see it first.

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Carrie Underwood Grammys Performance Confirmed; Country Stars Recruited for Inaugural Festivities + More: Country Music News Roundup

The Boot rounds up today's (Jan. 17) headlines from around the web.

Carrie Underwood will perform on the 55th Annual Grammy Awards. The country superstar joins fellow 2013 Grammy nominees the Black Keys, FUN...

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Asleep at the Wheel Awake to Sold-Out Virginia Show

Asleep at the Wheel's shows make one wonder if the band's name is something of a misnomer.

It certainly was at a recent show in Falls Church, Va...

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