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Wednesday | 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.


Related Topix: Country, Marion, IN

Wednesday | 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.


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

Mon Jul 21, 2014


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.


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.


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

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Sammy Kershaw 'Cried Like a Little Baby' Recording George Jones Tribute Album

When it comes to his favorite singers, Sammy Kershaw says he has a very short list.


Related Topix: Country, Sammy Kershaw, Hank Williams, Van Zant

Digital Post Production

The Votes Are In: Bandages Are For Babies Wins WoundSeal/Ringling...

Bandages Are For Babies/League of Manly Men by third year student Shashwat Bista is the winner of the WoundSeal short film/viral video contest with The Collaboratory and ART Network at Ringling College of Art and Design.


Related Topix: Country, Sarasota, FL

Loudoun Times

Newton & Thomas: Bringing bluegrass back to Loudoun

Mark Newton and Steve Thomas grew up in Virginia in the late '60s, raised on the rich bluegrass and county music heritage passed along by their parents and grandparents.


Related Topix: Ralph Stanley, Bluegrass, Country, Bill Monroe, Buck Owens, Brooks & Dunn

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Guitar World

Bluegrass Group Nu-Blu Joined By Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Sam Moore Single 'Jesus & Jones'

"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 upcoming single release "Jesus & Jones," a song that pays tribute to the late George Jones.


Related Topix: Country

Sat Jul 12, 2014


It was Bryan's kind of night | Gallery

Florida Georgia Line might be the flag-bearers for the rise of bro-country but Luke Bryan is giving them a run for their money.


Related Topix: Country, Pop/Rock, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan, Johnny Cash, George Strait

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Blues on the River, Plus a Singing Duke

The expert baritone and car-chase specialist is such a resourceful, multidimensional performer that he hardly needs to anchor himself to a conceit like a Ratpack tribute.


Related Topix: Vocal, The Rat Pack, Country, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, New Orleans, Jazz, Hume, NY, France, Europe, World News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Erie Times News

Tommy Steele Band plays at 8 Great Tuesdays

You bet your sweet saddle. Tommy Steele may have grown up in Pontiac, Mich., but he's a country rocker through and through.


Related Topix: Pontiac, MI, Country

Nashville Scene

Jamey Johnson: The Cream Interview

Only one artist has ever expressed to me his thanks for not making him hostile during an interview, and that's Jamey Johnson.


Related Topix: Jamey Johnson, Willie Nelson, Country, Bobby Bare, Bill Anderson

Tue Jul 08, 2014


James Wesley Rocks the Rodeo Club this Thursday

Are you ready for some fun and great country music? If so, mark your calendar for this Thursday, July 10th.


Related Topix: Country, Marty Robbins, Ray Price, Eureka Springs, AR

Bellingham Herald

Haynie Opry pays tribute to George Jones, Tammy Wynette

The Haynie Opry presents a tribute to county singer George Jones, sung by Matt Audette; and to Tammy Wynette, sung by Vicky Jo Bock, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 11-12, 2014 at Haynie Grange Hall, 3344 Haynie Road in Blaine.


Related Topix: Country, Tammy Wynette, Blaine, WA

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Team Weatherby's Darryl Worley Appearing at Cabela's Grand Opening in Canada

Barrie, Ontario, Ca. - - Appearances by Team Weatherby celebrity Darryl Worley highlight the grand opening celebration for the new Cabela's store in Barrie, Ontario, Canada.


Related Topix: Darryl Worley, Canada, Country,

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Aaron Lewis plays Dallas Bull July 18

Dallas Bull welcomes singer-songwriter Aaron Lewis to its stage on Friday, July 18. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 day of show.


Related Topix: Aaron Lewis, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Staind, Pop/Rock, Charlie Daniels, Country, Opinion

Fri Jun 27, 2014

National Post

'Tony Blair has finally gone mad': The meteoric rise and fall of...

Friday marked the seventh anniversary of Tony Blair's resignation as British prime minister after achieving unprecedented electoral success for his Labour Party, but those seven years have not been kind to his image.


Related Topix: Labour Party (UK), Country