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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., Mumford & So

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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., when it seemed that at least a quarter of the audience was out o

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‘Willie & the Wheel II’ Set to Arrive in May

'Willie & The Wheel' was such a success, they're doing it again.

When Willie Nelson and Ray Benson, leader and founder of Asleep at the Wheel, teamed up in 2009 for the 'Willie & The Wheel' album and tour, they said the collaboration was 30 years in the making

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Asleep at the Wheel Recruit Willie Nelson for Anniversary Bash

Alice Cooper likely won't be in attendance, but the upcoming 40th anniversary celebration of western swing band Asleep at the Wheel will include performances by Willie Nelson, Wheel co-founders Lucky Oceans

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Willie Nelson’s July 4 Show Boasts Star-Studded Lineup

Willie Nelson's annual Independence Day celebration, dubbed the 'Backyard Summer Picnic,' is only days away, and we now know who's hitting the stage with the legendary entertainer.

Willie's star-packed show, held at Austin's Backyard at Bee Cave, will include performances by Jack

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Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson Remembers His First Time

Ray Benson, a founding member of the country/western swing band Asleep at the Wheel, has been entertaining audiences for 39 years overseeing more than 90 members who have come and gone with the group. Since their 1970 inception, the band has won nine Grammy Awards and released more than 20 studio albums, with more than 20 singles on the B

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