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Cole Swindell‘s mother, Carol, has died. The singer shared the news on social media without offering any details. “Gonna miss her so much,” he says. Betty Carol Rainey’s death comes eight years after the unexpected passing of Swindell’s father, who died in September 2013, just as Swindell’s career was taking off. The above photo was taken in May
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The yeehaw agenda is in full swing: Look no further than the new song from Tanya Tucker and drag superstar RuPaul. It’s a country-rap ode to self-empowerment appropriately titled “This Is Our Country.” The song, which references classic hits by Patsy Cline and Johnny Cash, features Tucker and RuPaul trading boasts over a skittering beat, overlaid with plenty of twang. “This is
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Rascal Flatts guitarist Joe Don Rooney was arrested Thursday morning just outside Nashville and charged with driving under the influence. Williamson County Sheriff’s Department confirmed the arrest to Rolling Stone. Rooney, who lives in Nashville, was involved in a car accident shortly after 4 a.m. on Thursday morning, when his vehicle collided with a tree
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Lucie Silvas‘ “We Don’t Know We’re Living” is a reminder to savor each moment. Grammy-winning artist Brandi Carlile and acclaimed singer-songwriter Joy Oladokun join Silvas on the piano ballad, released on Friday (Sept. 10). Throughout the song, Silvas, Carlile and Oladokun sing about special, beautiful moments that we don’t appreciate because we’re so caught up in
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Sept. 13 is National Grandparents Day, and no genre of music embodies the cross-generational traditions of strong family values better than country music. Our grandparents hail from a generation that has been recognized as the golden standard of what country music represents: honesty, integrity and hard work. From the Judds‘ classic “Grandpa (Tell Me ‘Bout the
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Keith Urban‘s “Wild Hearts” is an ode to everyone who dares to do things their own way. He co-wrote the song with Eric Paslay, Old Dominion‘s Brad Tursi and Jennifer Wayne from Runaway June, and co-produced it with Mitch Furr. Actually, Urban has a co-writing credit on “Wild Hearts” for what he did after Paslay, Tursi and Wayne
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Alt-country singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless has shared two new songs, “You’re Leaving Me” and “Let’s Make Out.” They’re her first new music since the release of her 2020 album, Daughter, which earned praise from NPR Music, Pitchfork, Stereogum and more. “You’re Leaving Me” is introspective and plaintive, and was recorded during early sessions for Daughter in Chicago, Ill. As Loveless says,
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