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Country Music Hall of Fame Class of 2017
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Alan Jackson, Jerry Reed, Don Schlitz to Join Country Music Hall of Fame in 2017

Congratulations to the Country Music Hall of Fame Class of 2017!

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Don Schlitz You Can't Make Old Friends
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Don Schlitz Calls Writing ‘You Can’t Make Old Friends’ ‘a Great Honor’

Don Schlitz tells The Boot that writing "You Can't Make Old Friends" for Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton was a huge honor.

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CMA Awards acceptance speeches
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25 Memorable CMA Awards Acceptance Speeches

A look back at some of the most memorable CMA Awards acceptance speeches from throughout the years.

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Nashville Predators Win, Vince Gill Loses (His Voice, That Is)

Vince Gill told the sold-out crowd at the Jammin' to Beat the Blues festival Tuesday night (April 17) that he's losing his voice, not because of being a singer but because of being a fan...

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Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees 2012 Include ‘Gambler’ Writer Don Schlitz

'The Gambler' songwriter Don Schlitz is among the new inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, joining Gordon Lightfoot, Bob Seger, Harvey Schmidt, Tom Jones and Jim Steinman in the 2012 class...

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Don Schlitz ‘Holds ‘Em’ at Americana Music Festival

Acclaimed songwriter Don Schlitz knows how to make an audience feel like the ultimate music insider gossiping with their lifelong buddy.

Take his show September 9 at the Station Inn in Nashville when many show-goers seemed to have a vague idea that this was the guy who wrote or co-wrote so many hits they know and love -- 'The Gambler,' made famous by Kenny Rogers, 'He Thinks He'll Keep Her,' recorded by Mary Chapin Carpenter, 'My Arms Stay Open All Night,' a hit for Tanya Tucker, 'One Promise Too Late,' popularized by Reba McEntire, 'Forever and Ever, Amen,' a chart-topper for Randy Travis -- the list goes on and on...

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ACM Honors Will Celebrate Keith Urban, Mel Tillis + More

The 4th Annual ACM Honors ceremony, set for September 20 in Nashville, promises a night filled with beautiful music and tributes to some of country music's biggest legends...

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