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Published Date: 7/19/2014
Country music legend Lefty Frizzell helped bring honky tonk music to mainstream audiences in the 1950s and 1960s. His hits "Long Black Veil," "Saginaw, Michigan" and "If You've Got the Money I've Got the Time" helped propel him to the heights of country music. He was a...
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Published Date: 6/19/2014
Country legend Slim Whitman wowed audiences with his timeless songs, impressive three-octave falsetto and his strength as a yodeler. Whitman's hit songs included "Rose Marie," "Secret Love" and "Indian Love Call," the latter appearing prominently in the film "Mars...
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Published Date: 5/21/2014
Billy Walker, the "Tall Texan," was a chart-topping country musician with 30 hit records to his name. He is well remembered for his hit "(I'd Like to Be In) Charlie's Shoes" in 1962, his only No. 1 hit. He was a part of rock and country history, helping to arrange...
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Published Date: 5/15/2014
June Carter Cash was part of the Carter Family before starting her own musical family with her third husband, Johnny Cash. Carter Cash was a regular at the Grand Ole Opry, together with her mother and sisters, and distinguished herself with a natural charm and comedic...
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Published Date: 5/9/2014
The "country" in country music usually refers to the United States, but one of the most important voices in the history of country came to Nashville all the way from the Canadian town of Liverpool, Nova Scotia. Hank Snow...
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Published Date: 4/26/2014
From its earliest days at Nashville's WSM radio to the legendary halls of the Ryman Auditorium and beyond, the Grand Ole Opry is a country music institution stretching back in time almost a century...
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