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Country Stars With April Birthdays

The fourth month of the year, April includes many exciting occasions and observances, including the Boston Marathon, Easter, Passover, Record Store Day, Earth Day and April Fools' Day, along with everyone's least favorite day: Tax Day. But April also is also birthday month for a bunch of country stars.

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Top 20 Opening Lyrics in Country Music

You know the old saying "You never get a second chance to make a first impression"? Well, that's just as true in music as it is in life!

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Bill Dees Dead: Legendary Songwriter Dies at 73

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) - Bill Dees emerged from his days as an out-of-cash young songwriter to pen tunes recorded by Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn and other country music greats, but the centerpiece of his

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Barbara Orbison Dead: Roy Orbison’s Widow Dies on Anniversary of His Death

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Barbara Orbison, the widow and manager of the legendary Roy Orbison, died Dec. 6 in Los Angeles on what was the 23rd anniversary of her husband's death. The head of Nashville-based music publishing company Still Working Music, Barbara was battling pancreatic cancer

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Raul Malo Hits the Road with ‘Sinners and Saints’

Raul Malo likens himself to a musical member of the 'Island of Misfit Toys' – the happy band of misfits from the classic cartoon 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer' – but it's a fair bet no one else does.

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Fred Carter, Jr., Famed Musician, Dies at 76

Fred Carter, Jr., the Nashville-based musician whose distinctive guitar was heard on recordings by several of the most influential and popular country and pop artists of all time, died Saturday, July 17

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