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a simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States

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MICHELLE Branch's new duo has made Country music history by becoming the first twosome to top the US Hot Country Songs chart with their first single for 15 years.
Garth Brooks, the biggest-selling act in country music history, said Wednesday he probably will retire next year to spend more time with his three young daughters.
Throughout her 25-year career, her stormy marriages and hospital stays threatened to overshadow one of the most successful singing careers in country music history.
Throughout her 25-year career, her stormy marriages and hospital stays, even a kidnapping and beating for which no one was ever convicted, threatened to overshadow one of the most successful singing careers in country music history.
Anyone who has ever heard the weepy warp and woof of George Jones or Merle Haggard, or the soaring melismatics of Wynonna, LeAnn Rimes, or Martina McBride will find the "straight notes" comment bemusing;, anyone who has studied country music history will find the "white music" quote just plain troubling.
in deconstruction from Duke, along the way making country music history, tossing up a rockabilly singer ("that dark dangerous look the women like, that's what Johnny's going for, kind of a cross between Porter Wagoner and an undertaker"), expecting no peace and finding none.
The release of his thirteenth album 'Welcome To The Fishbowl' (out June 19) coincides with the blockbuster, 22-stadium 'Brothers of the Sun' Tour, with Chesney and Tim McGraw, which is anticipated to be the biggest stadium tour in country music history.
Known as "Whisperin' Bill" to generations of fans for his soft vocalizations and spoken lyrics, Anderson is the only songwriter in country music history to have a song on the charts in each of the past seven consecutive decades.
Any library strong in country music history and legends will consider The Songs of Jimmie Rodgers a mainstay.
1 songs, 44 Country Music Award nominations and Grammy awards, Merle Haggard is one of the most influential singer/songwriter's in Country music history.
Other aspects of the book will enhance its appeal to audiences being introduced to country music history.
Mixing gospel harmonies with good humor, the Statlers became one of the most popular acts in country music history.
In less than a year, her second CD, the Grammy-winning "The Woman in Me," has become the fastest-selling album by a woman in country music history and, at 5 million and counting, is poised to pass the record-holder, Patsy Cline's 6-million-selling "Greatest Hits.
This June, McGraw will kick off what is anticipated to be the biggest stadium tour in country music history with old friend Kenny Chesney.
If you don't know about Hatch Show Prints you are missing a fun piece of Country Music history, so go read about it now, I'll wait).