• Memorial Day Songs: Country Artists Honor Our Nation’s Heroes May 29, 2017
    Country music has a long history of honoring those who have served in the armed forces, especially those who were willing to die for what they believe in. Notable songs date back to Ernest Tubb’s “Soldier’s Last Letter,” which spent four weeks at the top of the country chart in 1944. Poignant stories abound, but... […]
  • Country Stars Eulogize Gregg Allman May 28, 2017
    As the writer behind Southern rock anthems like “Whipping Post,” “Midnight Rider” and “Melissa,” Gregg Allman’s memory will be eternal in the music he made with the Allman Brothers Band and as a solo artist. He died at his home in Savannah, Georgia on Saturday (May 27). He was 69. Jason Aldean, Randy Houser, Jason... […]
  • Allman Brothers Band’s Gregg Allman Dies at 69 May 27, 2017
    Gregg Allman, founding member of the Allman Brothers Band and long-time solo artist, has died at his home in Savannah, Georgia. He was 69. A statement on his official website says, “Gregg struggled with many health issues over the past several years. During that time, Gregg considered being on the road playing music with his... […]
  • Eric Church Gives His All in Nashville May 27, 2017
    Eric Church was in the middle of “Springsteen” on Friday (May 26) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena when he held up a fan’s banner that summed up everything about the 2017 Holdin’ My Own Tour. In big capital letters, it simply read, “BEST [EXPLETIVE] TOUR EVER.” When Church returned it to its owner, a woman in... […]
  • Steve Earle Searches for a Good Heart in “Lookin’ for a Woman” May 27, 2017
    In his new song, Steve Earle is looking for a woman and not just any woman — a good one, who won’t treat him mean, break his heart, and leave him lonely and restless and itching to rebel. This is the stuff outlaw country is made of right here, and if anyone can tell you... […]
  • Dierks Bentley Introduces Extreme Tour Ritual on CMT Hot 20 Countdown May 26, 2017
    Dierks Bentley fans are already familiar with his annual polar lake jump tradition on New Year’s Day. Well, that tradition has gone mobile in a new extreme ritual he practices on his What the Hell Tour, and he invited CMT Hot 20 Countdown‘s Cody Alan to try it recently backstage in Cincinnati. We're CHILLIN' with... […]
  • Jason Aldean Tours Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit May 26, 2017
    When Jason Aldean and his family previewed his new exhibit at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Thursday (May 25), his children were getting their first impressions of their father’s life before “Hicktown” broke out in 2005. After getting a private tour with his family, Aldean delivered a few remarks in the... […]

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