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Songs After Sandy Albums Help Hurricane Victims Rebuild
Music has proven a great healer -- and fundraiser -- in the wake of devastating Hurricane Sandy. Several communities in New York and New Jersey are still in desperate need of help to rebuild after October's deadly storms. So, Beautiful Day Media has teamed with three charitable initiatives -- Restore Red Hook, Occupy Sandy and Green Ground Zero -- to send funds to those in need through the sales o
Steel Magnolia Debut Paul McCartney Cover on Opry
Steel Magnolia, the duo comprised of Joshua Scott Jones and Meghan Linsey, has played the Grand Ole Opry several times but Wednesday night (July 25) will mark a special occasion as the duo will be debuting their version of the Paul McCartney classic, "Maybe I'm Amazed," and introducing fans to the Linda McCartney tribute album project to benefit the Women and Cancer Fund...
Paul McCartney Orchestral Benefit to Feature Steel Magnolia, Sarah Darling
Steel Magnolia and Sarah Darling are the only lucky country artists participating in the Rock for the Heart Foundation's Heart Strings show, which will take place in Pittsburgh this September. The event includes the North American premiere of Sir Paul McCartney's NOVA, the orchestral adaptation composed by the legendary performer for his late wife, Linda...
Merle Haggard Defends Willie Nelson, Marijuana Legalization
Merle Haggard isn't one to keep his opinions to himself. The outspoken 73-year old is still making music, winning awards and defending causes in which he strongly believes -- including the legalization of marijuana. "There are some people in this world that have no idea what the real deal is," he told the Bakersfield Californian newspaper, when asked about buddy Willie Nelson's recent dr
Kenny Rogers Presented With Key to Atlantic City
Kenny Rogers makes his home in Georgia, but he is officially welcomed to stay in Atlantic City anytime. The entertainer, who appropriately counts 'The Gambler' among his iconic hits, was given the key to the casino-filled town on Saturday night (December 11) after performing his annual holiday concert at the Trump Taj Mahal...
Merle Haggard to Receive Kennedy Center Honor
For his timeless music and poetic lyrics that have "helped to shape the world of country music for nearly five decades," Merle Haggard is among this year's group of honorees to be recognized by the prestigious Kennedy Center for outstanding contribution to American culture...
Paul McCartney Earns Special Nashville Songwriters’ Honor
Sir Paul McCartney is recognized as one of the most successful songwriters in the history of popular music, and as such, his recent visit to one of the world's most important places for songwriters was accompanied by honorary induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame...
Faith Hill, Emmylou Harris to Honor Sir Paul McCartney
Country stars Faith Hill and Emmylou Harris are joining a long list of celebrities who will pay tribute to rock icon Paul McCartney next month, when the former Beatle is honored as this year's recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize of Popular Song...