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Friday Aug 15 | NewsandSentinel.com

City puts its pride on display

The lines from a George Jones song released 50 years ago are so appropriate today: "The race is on and here comes pride up the backstretch.'

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Related Topix: Country, Parkersburg, WV

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Thu Aug 14, 2014

El Paso Times

Award-winning country music star Tracy Lawrence to perform free at Fort Bliss

Country music superstar Tracy Lawrence will perform free at the Let Freedom Sing concert series at Fort Bliss on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Fort Bliss, TX, Tracy Lawrence, Country, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, George Strait, Entertainment

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Billboard

Shooter Jennings Pays Tribute to Late, Great George Jones...

Shooter Jennings' new EP "Don't Wait Up " is a very personal project for the singer.

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Related Topix: Country, Waylon Jennings, Jessi Colter

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Cybergrass

Sam Moore and Nu-Blu to Perform Sept 20th on Fox News' Huckabee

The legendary "Soul Man" Sam Moore, and the fastest rising act in bluegrass, Nu-Blu continue to generate buzz, as they gear up to perform their brand new George Jones inspired single, "Jesus and Jones" on Fox News' Huckabee show on September 20th.

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Related Topix: Country, Online Music

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Huntington News

Greenbrier Valley Theatre brings 'Stand By Your Man' to Huntington

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, brings an AEA production of STAND BY YOUR MAN: THE TAMMY WYNETTE STORY to Jean Carlo Stephenson Municipal Auditorium on Friday, August 15, at 7:30 PM.

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Related Topix: Huntington, WV, Tammy Wynette, Country

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Country Weekly

Do You Know Me?: A Tribute to George Jones by Sammy Kershaw

There are two schools of thought when it comes to making tribute albums: stay as true to the originals as possible or be as completely different as possible.

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Related Topix: Country

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

by Keith Anderson

Keith Anderson is an American country music artist. Before signing to a record deal, Anderson was one of several co-writers on "Beer Run ", a duet by Garth Brooks and George Jones, released in late 2001.

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Related Topix: Garth Brooks, Country, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 04, 2014

RollingStone

Hear Shooter Jennings''Eighties Influenced' George Jones Tribute - Song Premiere

For his debut solo album, 2005's Put the "O" Back in Country , Shooter Jennings enlisted the help of the man who watched him grow up: George Jones.

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Related Topix: Shooter Jennings, Country, Music, Entertainment

Fri Aug 01, 2014

KUAD-FM Windsor

Sammy Kershaw Releases Tribute Album to George Jones [VIDEO]

I have always thought that Sammy Kershaw sounded like George Jones and every time I ever saw him in concert he would say that The Possum was his greatest influence.

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Related Topix: Country, Sammy Kershaw

MyHighPlains.com

The Randall King Band: Part 1

Lubbock's Red Dirt Country artist, Randall King, grew up on the plains of west Texas in the famous town of Amarillo, influenced by artists both legend and new.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Amarillo, TX, Hank Williams, Country

Examiner.com

'People Are Crazy' from Billy Currington ruled charts 5 years ago

Hit country writers Bobby Braddock and Troy Jones co-wrote the song that was featured on Billy Currington's "Little Bit of Everything" album.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Currington

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Sammy Kershaw, 'Do You Know Me - A Tribute to George Jones' - CD Review

From the moment that the opening strains of the first song hit my speakers it was apparent that I was going to enjoy the devil out of this conglomerate of tunes.

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Related Topix: Country, Sammy Kershaw

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MusicEmissions

Various Artist Compilations - Deer Lodge: A Tribute To George Jones

This tribute album features George Jones songs recorded by a number of Pacific Northwest artists.

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Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, Country

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Times Herald

Country musician George Riddle dies

Country musician and songwriter George Riddle - who founded George Jones' touring band, The Jones Boys, and wrote and recorded several well-known tunes including She's Lonesome Again - died Sunday, July 20, in Indianapolis.

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Related Topix: Country, Marion, IN

USA Today

Country musician George Riddle dies

Country musician George Riddle dies The songwriter created George Jones' touring band and wrote tunes for legendary artists.

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Related Topix: Country, Marion, IN, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cybergrass

Nu-Blu Single 'Jesus & Jones' with Sam Moore Out Today

"The Legendary Soul Man" Sam Moore, voted one of the 100 top pop voices of all time by Rolling Stone Magazine, joins bluegrass group Nu-Blu as a special guest on their single release today, "Jesus & Jones," a song that pays tribute to the late George Jones.

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Related Topix: Country

Hollywood Reporter

Gregg Allman and Sturgill Simpson Fuse Country and Soul at Annenberg Center: Concert Review

Newcomer Sturgill Simpson steals the show from Gregg Allman on a set of flinty, beautifully crafted songs performed with grit and skill.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Merle Haggard, Country, Lefty Frizzell, Kris Kristofferson, Entertainment

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