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Blake Shelton: ‘The Voice,’ L.A. Living Expand Musical Horizons
Blake Shelton: ‘The Voice,’ L.A. Living Expand Musical Horizons
Blake Shelton's album, Based on a True Story ... will hit store shelves and online retailers on March 26, just hours after the season four premiere of "The Voice" on Monday, March 25. In preparation for those two events, the superstar entertainer has been juggling a whirlwind schedule, and although the new disc will unquestionably be a country record, he acknowledges that his horizons ha
Steve Wariner Pays Tribute to His Mentor, Chet Atkins
Steve Wariner Pays Tribute to His Mentor, Chet Atkins
Steve Wariner grew up with today's country music industry. He came to town as a teenager to work with Dottie West, then went on the road with Bob Luman before going on to work with and be produced by one of his heroes, Chet Atkins. Steve watched Nashville's music industry change from the old guard to the new while he was establishing his own career as a singer, songwriter and musician...
Flat Broke Songs: No. 8
Flat Broke Songs: No. 8
'Patches' -- Jerry Reed (1981) The bottom lines: "I was so ragged that folks used to call me 'Patches'/Papa used to tease me about it/'Course, deep down inside he was hurt." "Patches" is hit with one calamity after another -- already poor, his father dies, then a flood destroys his crops...
Jerry Reed Dies at 71
Jerry Reed Dies at 71
Singer, songwriter, guitarist and actor Jerry Reed died in a Nashville hospice on Monday after battling emphysema. He was 71. Born Jerry Reed Hubbard in Atlanta in 1937, Reed earned the nickname The Guitar Man after his 1967 hit single, which was covered later by Elvis Presley (with Reed playing guitar on Elvis' version)...