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Why Does Willie Nelson Still Do It? – Texas Monthly

Willie Nelson talks to us about how he’s able to continuing writing—and touring—well into his eighties.

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Merch from Bloodshot Revival Series (Various Artists)

Merch from Bloodshot Revival Series (Various Artists)

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Country music star Mel Tillis dies

Country music legend Mel Tillis died early Sunday morning, according to a statement from his publicist. He was 85.

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Glen Campbell dies at 81 after battle with Alzheimer's

Glen Campbell dies at 81 after battle with Alzheimer's

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Chuck Berry: 10 Country Music Covers | Rolling Stone

From Marty Robbins to Emmylou Harris, country artists have a long history of interpreting the rock pioneer's songs

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TEXAS CRAWFISH MUSIC FESTIVAL 2014 SPEEDBUGGY USA CRANKIN OUT THE TWANG

SPEEDBUGGY USA PLAYING THE SONG TRAIN @ THE 2014 TEXAS CRAWFISH MUSIC FEST WITH THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND ,DALE WATSON,SHINY RIBS BAND AND LOTS MORE GREAT BAN...

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Meet Three Country Badasses Who Are Shaking Up the Nashville Establishment

Insurgent country stars Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, and Sturgill Simpson are literary-level songwriters who are packing big theaters and selling boatloads of records—without frosted tips or acid-washed jeans. And now they're about to rack up som

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An Outsider Remakes Nashville's Traditional Sound

After making acclaimed albums with Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson and Chris Stapleton, producer Dave Cobb has quietly staked out territory as the man behind country music's roots revolution.

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Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard Team for 'Django and Jimmie' Tour | Rolling Stone

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard will travel together this fall on the 'Django and Jimmie' Tour, named after their duets album.

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Dolly Parton Announces Rare Stripped-Down Nashville Concert | Rolling Stone

Although she's been a Nashville resident since 1964 and a Grand Ole Opry member since 1969, Dolly Parton's live concert appearances in Music City have, of late, been few and far between. But on July 31st...

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10 Crazy Facts About Willie Nelson | Mental Floss

As he was born close to midnight, there are varying accounts as to whether Willie Nelson’s true birth date is April 29, 1933 or April 30, 1933. What’s not in dispute is that Nelson is by far one of the world’s most accomplished musicians—and not just in the country music world. Nelson’s talents transcend genre, and go far beyond music. Here are 10 things you might not know about the legendary outlaw country singer

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Loretta Lynn, Live At The 2014 Americana Music Awards : NPR

As spirited as ever, Lynn gives a seemingly effortless performance of "Coal Miner's Daughter."

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Johnny Cash at San Quentin Prison Photos - Esquire

Never-before-seen photos of Johnny Cash performing live at San Quentin Prison in 1969.

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Kinky Friedman - They Aint Makin Jews Like Jesus Anymore

Kinky Friedman - They Aint Makin Jews Like Jesus Anymore - Vicar St - Dublin - Ireland - 2003

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The Palomino: An Oral History - Los Angeles Magazine

The sign outside the squat rental hall reads Le Monge, an odd faux-French touch for a North Hollywood neighborhood that never had any pretensions, not even when music’s elite came cruising past the liquor stores and auto body shops lining this stretch of Lankershim Boulevard.

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Cosmic American Music: Iconic Images of California's Country Music Tradition

A young Emmylou Harris, her long, straight hair falling over a fringed leather jacket, strums a guitar on the darkened stage of North Hollywood's legendary Palomino Club. She is joined by Linda Ronstadt, fabulously arrayed in a boy-scout uniform, who clenches the neck of the guitar as if she is holding Emmylou's hand. They are both laughing, caught in a communal moment of song by one of their own, the folk musician and photographer Henry Diltz.

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Vera Lynn: Why I love Dolly Parton

'Her lyrics and voice are like mine – although we do dress differently, of course'