NOVEMBER NEWS 2017

Rodney Crowell GRAMMY® nominated for Best American Roots Song

One of the most remarkable news of the recent GRAMMY® nominations is Rodney Crowell´s for Best American Roots Song with "It Ain't Over Yet (feat. Rosanne Cash & John Paul White)". A beautiful piece of music art.

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What happened to Marty Robbins?

Marty Robbins was a country and western music legend. His life ended much too soon. The first cross-over musician and the first musician to use distorted guitar on a record. But what happened to Marty Robbins?

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Country music stars react to passing of legendary Mel Tillis

Following the news of the passing of legendary Country Music Hall of Famer Mel Tillis, his family, friends and colleagues are paying homage to the late singer-songwriter.

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New! Moe Bandy´s Autobiography: "Lucky Me"

Country Music legend George Jones once said, “Moe Bandy is what Country Music is all about. When he sings a song, it has been sung.”

 

That´s why when you buy a Moe Bandy or Gene Watson CD, you know exactly what you are going to hear…real country music. And when you open Moe’s autobiography, you know exactly what you are going to read about…a real country music artist… One of the all-time greatest.

 

Moe says: "Lucky Me is also the title of my latest album. But it really sums up my life. I was lucky in so many ways in my life and my career. And I am blessed in so many ways with the life I have today. So I think ‘Lucky Me’ is a very appropriate title for my life story".

 

Former First Lady Barbara Bush sayd about "Lucky Me": "You will love this wonderful story of a Texas boy who never gave up on his dreams. He and his music are true American icons, and we are grateful he came into our lives. When you finish reading his life story, you’ll feel like he has come into yours.”

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Mel Tillis. A portrait of a Southern Gentleman. (1)

Following a lengthy struggle to regain his health, country music legend MelTillis passed away yesterday morning at the Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida. Tillis battled intestinal issues since early 2016 and never fully recovered. The suspected cause of death is respiratory failure. Tillis was 85.

 

The Country Music Hall of Famer leaves behind six children (Pam Tillis, Connie Tillis, Cindy Shorey, Sonny Tillis, Carrie April Tillis, and Hannah Puryear), six grandchildren, a great grandson, a sister (Linda Crosby) and brother (Richard Tillis), the mother of five of his children (Doris Tillis), his longtime partner (Kathy DeMonaco), and many lifelong friends and fans around the world.

 

The Tillis family asks for your prayers and will soon release more information regarding funeral services in Florida and Nashville.

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John Conlee set to release "Classic 3" on January 26th

Country music hitmaker and Grand Ole Opry member John Conlee shows no signs of slowing down, at age 71, with the announcement of a new album, Classics 3, which will include some of his signature hits as well as a few new cuts. The project is slated for release Friday, January 26 on his own Rose Colored Records, and is currently available for presale through his website and iTunes.

 

"I can’t wait for you to hear the new Classics 3 CD." said Conlee. "I’m particularly anxious to hear what you think of the new music on it. Enjoy!"

 

Classics 3 has the undeniable essence of John Conlee throughout with previous hits on the album including “Working Man,” “The Carpenter,” and his No. 1 single “Got My Heart Set On You.” The project boasts two tracks written by Songwriter’s Hall of Fame member Hugh Prestwood, “Learning How To Love” and “Unborn Voice,” as well as a rendition of Merle Haggard’s “Jesus Take A Hold.” 

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Jamie O’Neal prepares to launch a new album in the first quarter of 2018.

Platinum-selling recording artist and hit songwriter, Jamie O’Neal has signed with Sawyer and Garner Management (who also represents Tanya Tucker) and Buddy Lee Attractions as she prepares to launch a new album in the first quarter of 2018.

 

O’Neal became a household name in 2000 with her back-to-back #1 singles, "There Is No Arizona" and "When I Think About Angels." With multiple hits that followed, including "Shiver," "Trying To Find Atlantis" and "Somebody's Hero," O'Neal was on fire. She earned numerous career accolades (including multiple Grammy nominations), won Academy of Country Music Awards and Billboard Awards and appeared on national television shows Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with David Letterman, among many others.  Her voice was also heard internationally in major motion pictures, including Bridget Jones's Diary, on ABC's Desperate Housewives and in commercials. 

 

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What Happened To Buck Owens?

Buck Owens was one of country music's biggest stars. As a pioneer of the Bakersfield sound he defied the genre and revitalized country music. But... What happened to Buck Owens?

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Dutch singer Waylon will represent The Netherlands at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest.

The Netherlands announced their artist for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest today! This morning, they sent out a teaser on their official YouTube channel which left the Dutch audience guessing who it would be.

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Gene Watson gets back to his 'gospel roots' with album release december 8

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What happened to Keith Whitley

Keith Whitley exploded onto the country music scene in the mid-1980s. Keith Whitley's rich, baritone voice infused soulful country ballads with all the pain he felt inside.

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