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1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The Balvenie Sherry Cask 15 Year: A Whiskey Elegie

Yes, yes, we all know in excruciating detail of the perils of that Demon Whiskey, how it's ruined lives and started wars and provoked gunfights and ruined marriages.


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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

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

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

6 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Celebrity Odds & Ends

Jon Bon Jovi isn't averse to taking ice cold showers -- at least when it's for a good cause.


Related Topix: Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi, Neligh, NE, Country, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, George Bush

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Neil Young and Willie Nelson to Stage Musical Protest Against Keystone XL Pipeline

Singing legends Willie Nelson and Neil Young will be putting on a show on a family farm in Nebraska on September 27 .


Related Topix: Country, Nebraska, US News, Liberal Political News

Phoenix New Times

Print Version

When Arlin Troutt was sentenced in February of 1996 for a marijuana-selling conspiracy, a crowd of supporters came to the Minneapolis federal courtroom to cheer him on.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Country, Gold Canyon, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix New Times

Arlin Troutt, Marijuana Activist, Vows to Appeal Ruling on Arizona Cultivation Limit

When Arlin Troutt was sentenced in February of 1996 for a marijuana-selling conspiracy, a crowd of supporters came to the Minneapolis federal courtroom to cheer him on.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Country, Gold Canyon, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Interview: Billy Joe Shaver on Bob Dylan, new country

Billy Joe Shaver weighs in on the state of modern country, being celebrated with a shout-out from Bob Dylan in a song and how Dylan almost made him give up writing.


Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Life, Self Defense, Music, Entertainment


Amazon Book Editors Reveal List of 2014 'Big Fall Books'

Amazon.com today announced its annual Big Fall Books Preview to help readers discover the best upcoming releases.


Related Topix: Nonfiction, Arts, Country, Girls, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Drama, New York

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chapel Hill News

Market's Double Bucks program helps feed families

Anna Sullivan and Destiny Mahony help customers at the Durham Farmer's Market on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014.


Related Topix: Creedmoor, NC, Pittsboro, NC, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Food Festival, Country

North Platte Bulletin

Neil Young, Willie Nelson concert set in path of Keystone XL Pipeline

Tickets go on sale Wednesday for Neil Young and Willie Nelson in a benefit concert Sept.


Related Topix: Country, Neligh, NE, Nebraska, Agriculture, Science

The Daily Caller

Willie Nelson Ends His Shows With POUNDS Of Weed Left On Stage

Willie Nelson, notable pot enthusiast, said he never needs to buy weed because fans regularly give it him and leave pounds of marijuana on stage for him after concerts.


Related Topix: Country, Western, Red Headed Stranger, Books, Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die, US News, Conservative Political News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

KUAD-FM Windsor

Willie Nelson Never Has to Buy Pot

Marijuana may be a rare commodity for most people in the United States, but Willie Nelson never has to worry about it! The Red Headed Stranger says that he's ended some shows with pounds of weed on the stage.


Related Topix: Country, Western, Marijuana, Red Headed Stranger

Los Angeles Times

Billy Joe Shaver shines during 75th birthday party at the Satellite

Outlaw country legend Billy Joe Shaver performs on his 75th birthday at the Satellite in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Kris Kristofferson, Music, Entertainment

Country Weekly

Billy Joe Shaver Talks Music, Bars and Women

Billy Joe Shaver, long credited as one of country's original "outlaws," has released a new album, Long in the Tooth , his first collection of original music since 2007.


Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver

National Public Radio

Falling In Love With Language - Through The Power Of Hymns

Anyone thoughtful - no matter what their spiritual leaning - can appreciate the art of the hymn: The rhythm, the sonorous language, the discipline and structure.


Related Topix: Country

Cape Cod Times

Cappello shines as cool Cline in 'Always'

Patsy Cline was a huge star in the 1950s and early '60s, a pioneer in country music, crossing into pop and rockabilly, singing honest lyrics written by such troubadours as Willie Nelson and Hank Williams.


Related Topix: Patsy Cline, Country, Hank Williams

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Nashville's high notes

The famous Grand Ole Opry, a variety stage show, is the longest-running live radio program and a must-see.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Country


Good Morning

Good morning, it's Saturday, August 16, the 228th day of 2014. There are 137 days left in the year.


Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Corsicana, TX, Patty Loveless, Texas, Ricky Skaggs

Fri Aug 15, 2014


The Roys Sign Booking Agreement With Buddy Lee Attractions

The Roys have signed an exclusive booking agreement with Buddy Lee Attractions for worldwide representation.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Bill Monroe, Country, Georgia


Willie Nelson's 12 Most Memorable Acting Roles

As a rogue lawman on 'Miami Vice' or a sage old cowboy in 'The Electric Horseman,' Willie Nelson always plays it to the hilt Whether playing a vengeful preacher in Red Headed Stranger or a killer version of himself on USA's Monk , Willie Nelson is as at home in front of a camera as he is onstage.


Related Topix: The Electric Horseman, Comedy Movies, Country, Western, Drama Movies, Red Headed Stranger, Movies, Entertainment

The Modesto Bee

SeaWorld plans new killer whale environments

The company's shares, which are trading at their lowest prices since the company listed its stock on public markets last year, rebounded somewhat on the news.


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