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CMA 50

In 1978, I left the preppy, pop music land of suburban Chicago home & set off for my freshman year at Cornell College in Iowa. … 128 more words


"I Saw the Light" - Hal Ketchum

Hal Michael Ketchum was born in New York in April 1953 and he began his musical career at the age of 15 as a drummer in a r’n’b band and was involved in music in a modest way until he moved to Austin, Texas in 1981. 351 more words

Country Music

Country singer-songwriter Jean Shepard dies at 82

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Country singer-songwriter Jean Shepard passed away Sunday at the age of 82.

The Country Music Hall of Fame confirmed Shepard’s passing Sunday morning. 174 more words


Mercury Blues

“Mercury Blues,” written by K.C. Douglas and Robert Geddins in 1948, recorded by Alan Jackson in 1992. K.C. Douglas originally recorded the tune as “ 93 more words


Drop Kick me Jesus

It’s not often I come out and take a hard line on a subject being someone who likes to get all sides of the argument and then think it all through from what I hope is an unprejudiced wholly objective viewpoint: the helicopter as opposed to the worm’s eye view. 706 more words


MUSIC REVIEW | Willie Nelson - For the Good Times: A Tribute to Ray Price (2016

After an album of George Gershwin covers earlier this year, the Willie Nelson tribute train keeps on rollin’ along. This time paying homage to a musical peer and long time friend, with… 12 more words