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Johnny Bush, the Texas-based singer-songwriter best known for writing the Willie Nelson classic “Whiskey River,” has died. Multiple media outlets report that Bush died on Friday (Oct. 16) at the age of 85. Bush’s manager confirmed the singer-songwriter’s death to Rolling Stone. According to the Houston Chronicle, Bush died of pneumonia, but the circumstances and
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Reba McEntire doesn’t seem to be fazed that she passed on one of George Strait‘s early No. 1 hits. She’d notch plenty of her own throughout the ’80s and ’90s, and really, this just wasn’t her kind of song. Think you know which it was? Here are a few clues: This mid-tempo, traditional country swinger reached No.
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Alan Jackson songs are some of the essential country songs of the last two decades. The singer-songwriter is widely acknowledged as one of the best songwriters in modern country music. With more than 60 singles to his credit — nearly half of which have reached No. 1 — narrowing this list down to just 10
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Jason Aldean has sold his spectacular beach house in Florida for $2.375 million, and according to pictures and property records, the place was worth every penny and more. Realtor.com reports that Aldean and his wife, Brittany, purchased the 4-story luxury beach house on Saint George Island, right along the Gulf of Mexico, for $1.8 million in 2015, and
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Award-winning singer, songwriter & producer Ian Guerin has just released his highly anticipated new single and accompanying music video “Chapter II” worldwide. “Chapter II” was written by Guerin and produced by his long-time collaborator Azhmir for Ian’s second studio album “Irreplaceable,” and contains elements of Adult Contemporary, Pop and R&B Music which is being released
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Whether it’s coming out of Nashville, New York, L.A., or points in between, there’s no shortage of fresh tunes, especially from artists who have yet to become household names. Rolling Stone Country selects some of the best new music releases from country and Americana artists. Joachim Cooder, “Over the Road I’m Bound to Go” By the
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In 2015, Cam, Sam Hunt and Kelsea Ballerini, among others, were country music newcomers making waves, while Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood were established artists pulling in star collaborators. Little Big Town, meanwhile, were capturing headlines with a gorgeous tale of jealousy that got a bit misconstrued — but all that buzz worked in their favor, for sure. It’s a
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In 2019, Brothers Osborne released a document of their live show, culling several tracks from a series of Ryman Auditorium performances from earlier that same year. It showed off the CMA-winning duo’s comfort and skill with slow-burning balladry and jam-friendly noodling alike, further cementing the reputation they’d been building as top-tier live entertainers — equal
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Dolly Parton‘s brand-new A Holly Dolly Christmas album is full of seasonal favorites and personal touches, but no track is nearer to the singer’s own childhood than “You Are My Christmas.” In fact, the song is a family affair: Parton’s brother, Randy, duets with her on it, with his daughter Heidi (Parton’s niece) providing backup vocals. Parton knew she wanted
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