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Country Stars With August Birthdays

What do Kacey MusgravesRodney Crowell and Shania Twain all have in common?

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Jerry Brightman, Buck Owens’ Pedal Steel Player, Dies

Jerry Brightman, former pedal steel player for Buck Owens, passed away on March 9 at his home in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. He was 61 years old.

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Top 10 Creepy Country Songs

It's that time of the year: Creepy crawly spiders are adorning front porches, makeshift graveyards inhabit front lawns, and jack-o-lanterns light up the night sky.

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Buck Owens Slams ‘Hee Haw’ in New Book

Buck Owens had a long tenure on the hit country music variety program 'Hee Haw.' But a new book reveals he privately disliked the show.

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Poll: What’s Your Favorite Buck Owens Song?

Buck Owens was one of the most celebrated and influential country musicians of all time.

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Vince Gill Reveals Cover Art, Track Listing + Release Date for New Album With Paul Franklin

Vince Gill has joined forces with one of the most celebrated instrumentalists in Nashville to pay homage to the musical influence of Bakersfield, Calif. on an upcoming album. The new disc sees Gill joining forces with steel guitarist Paul Franklin for a set of covers of songs made famous by Buck Owens and Merle Haggard, who pioneered the classic Bakersfield Sound.

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Vince Gill Duets Album to Honor Buck Owens, Merle Haggard

Vince Gill announced earlier this year he was working on several new projects, including a bluegrass album. While he has numerous other musical endeavors on the horizon, the country legend, who has frequently paired with other artists to perform duets, is releasing an entire CD featuring himself performing with one of his all-time favorite musicians, steel guitar player Paul Franklin.

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Taylor Swift, ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ Breaks Country Chart Record

Taylor Swift has broken yet another record. The superstar's pop-country crossover smash, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" has been at No. 1 for nine weeks on Billboard's Top Country Songs chart, setting a new record for most weeks at No. 1 for a hit by a female artist.

Taylor's latest achievem

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Darius Rucker Sings Sinatra for Charity

Darius Rucker is channeling Frank Sinatra for charity. The Charleston, S.C. native returns home Feb. 13 for 'An Evening With Darius Rucker, Singing the Songs of Frank Sinatra.' The event benefits the M

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Buck Owens’ Early Music Spotlighted on New CD

Long before he signed with Capitol Records and pioneered the "Bakersfield sound," the twangy, rock-indebted brand of California country that would make him an international superstar, Buck Owens was a strugg

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