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Cowboy Troy Collaborates With Phil Everly
Cowboy Troy made a name for himself as part of Big & Rich's Muzik Mafia crew back in the day, but the 6'5" singer is branching out these days, writing and working with all sorts of people, including the legendary Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers. He...
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 of their seats and dancing in the aisles as the band played some of its classics tunes, inc…
‘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…
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 and Leroy Preston and many others who played with and influenced the group during its fo…
Asleep at the Wheel Keeps Western Swing Rolling
Asleep at the Wheel founder Ray Benson laughs as he recalls how attendees at a recent business meeting applauded when he walked in.
"They were applauding because we have won nine Grammy Awards," Ray tells The Boot. "I told them it was a great honor, but they should remember…