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  1. Ruth Poe, orginal Opry member, dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WIXY-FM Champaign

    ... with his band the Texas Troubadours. Shortly after, the Poe Sisters were brought on to join the cast of the Grand Ole Opry. However, their time at the Opry only lasted a few years, as both sisters were married by 1946 and retired from their singing ...

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  2. Country Singer Ruth Poe Weir DiesRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | ContactMusic.com

    ... with his band the Texas Troubadours. Shortly after, the Poe Sisters were brought on to join the cast of the Grand Ole Opry. However, their time at the Opry only lasted a few years, as both sisters were married by 1946 and retired from their singing ...

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  3. Nathan Stanley Hits the Road in Support of Latest AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Cybergrass

    Award-winning Bluegrass singer/songwriter and television personality, Nathan Stanley is hitting the road with the Clinch Mountain Boys to bring their signature mountain sound to audiences across North America. He will be bringing some very special guests at select shows, including his Grandfather, the legendary Dr. Ralph Stanley, plus Country chart-topper T. Graham Brown and Grand Ole Opry regular Bobby Osborne.

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  4. Actor/Entertainer Randall Franks Features Amazing Stories Of Giving Encouragement In Latest BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Mr. Franks said. "My professional path starring on two American television networks or guest starring for the Grand Ole Opry would not have been possible without receiving even the least of these nudges. "Even when we do not realize it, there are ...

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  5. National Fiddler Hall of Fame Induction at Broken Arrow PACRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    ... Association's Single of the Year Award for his recording "The Devil Went Down to Georgia." A member of the Grand Ole Opry, he has been a bandleader and recording musician for more than 50 years. Folk music fiddler and composer, Jay Ungar of New ...

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  6. Tut Taylor RememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... Pete Kirby, better known as Bashful Brother Oswald of Roy Acuff's Smoky Mountain Boys, playing Dobro on the Grand Ole Opry and was so attracted to it that he was instantly determined that he would learn to play the instrument. The problem was, he ...

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  7. The spirits of country musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2009 | Examiner.com

    The house lights dim, the curtains open and music fills the air. It's just another performance at the Grand Ole Opry House .

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  8. USO and Trace Adkins Take Famous Grand Ole Opry Tradition on Tour to...Read the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | PRWeb

    Trip marks the megastar's tenth USO tour and the first time an artist has taken an Opry Circle replica around the world to bring a touch of home to troops. Trace Adkins performs a USO concert in Afghanistan and brings a Grand Ole Opry tradition to America's troops.

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  9. Grand Ole Opry to Celebrate 90 Years of Great Country Music With Nine-Month CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | ACC TOP 40

    The Grand Ole Opry launched its 90th anniversary with special shows Tuesday evening, kicking off a nine-month celebration of nine decades of great country music. Numerous events and occasions are planned throughout the year, including Opry appearances by some of the genre's hottest stars and most enduring legends including Florida Georgia Line, Charlie Daniels Band, Scotty McCreery, Oak Ridge Boys, Old Crow Medicine Show, Rascal Flatts, Reba, and more.

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  10. Uncle Dave Macon Days expands vision with Macon Music EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Murfreesboro Post

    ... Music Through the Decades program featured: The Days of Uncle Dave, 1920's to 1930's, the early days of the Grand Ole Opry and the radio technology of the day at a program on Friday, March 13 at Woodbury Grammar School in Cannon County. Macon Music ...

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  11. Music is a HUGE thing in Rutherford County, TennesseeRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... Music Through the Decades program featured: The Days of Uncle Dave, 1920's to 1930's, the early days of the Grand Ole Opry and the radio technology of the day at a program on Friday, March 13 at Woodbury Grammar School in Cannon County. Macon Music ...

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  12. Call of the wild: Trapper Wayne Reed's been snared since age 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Murfreesboro Post

    ... most exciting. A dead hen got me into it," said Reed, who was born in the Kittrell community, a neighbor to Grand Ole Opry star Uncle Dave Macon, and began trapping when he was 9 years old. "Mama had a lot of chickens, and an old chicken died. Dad ...

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  13. Showbiz Analysis with Country Music Legend Jim Ed BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | MLive.com

    Some our greatest music and inspiring stories come from country music legends, so I was honored to catch up with Grand Ole Opry star, CMA winner, radio host, and country music icon Jim Ed Brown for my podcast Whine At 9 . Brown began making music history six decades ago and he's barely slowed down.

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  14. Bluegrass Underground Announces Full 2015 Season LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... program, the culmination of more than a week of intense practice and preparation. They've performed at the Grand Ole Opry among other major venues, getting promising young musicians out of the practice room and into major performance experiences. ...

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  15. Grand Ole Opry To Launch 90th Anniversary Celebration with Big NamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WKHX-FM Atlanta

    The Grand Ole Opry is kicking off a nine-month celebration of nine decades of great country music Tues., March 24. Among those scheduled to appear on two shows are Opry members Brad Paisley, Del McCoury Band, and Old Crow Medicine Show, as well as special guests including Asleep at the Wheel. During the evening artists appearing are slated to share stories behind some of the seminal instruments and artifacts over the course of the Opry's 90-year history.

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  16. Grand Ole Opry Celebrates 90th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | RollingStone

    In 1925, Mount Rushmore was established, future First Lady Barbara Bush was born, and the theory of evolution went on trial in Tennessee. Also in Tennessee that year, on November 28th, to be exact, the Grand Ole Opry began broadcasting on Nashville's powerful WSM radio.

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  17. Richard Milhous Nixon, Richard Nixon, Richard M. NixonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | PennLive.com

    President Nixon has trouble working a yo-yo which was given to him by country singer Roy Acuff during his visit to a performance at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn., March 17, 1974.

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  18. Grand Ole Opry House added to the National Register of Historic PlacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Nine miles east of downtown Nashville, the Opry House, which stands adjacent to the Opry Mills Mall and is a short walk from the sprawling Opryland Hotel, has been the home of the legendary Grand Ole Opry radio program since 1974. The Opry's sixth home since the show originated in 1925, it was opened, following two years of construction, on March 16, 1974, with then President Richard Nixon famously in attendance; Nixon even sang and played piano-and Roy Acuff's yo-yo.

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  19. Bluegrass & Old Time on March 7th Song of the MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... audience. JMRR was named the Emerging Artist of the Year by the IBMA in 2012, they are frequent guests on the Grand Ole Opry, and they host the Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival each March and November. Their newest recording, Another Day from ...

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  20. Uncle Dave Days has $1.2 million economic impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Murfreesboro Post

    ... she pointed out. Named for Uncle Dave Macon, also known as the Dixie Dewdrop, a charter member of the Grand Ole Opry who traveled frequently between Woodbury and Murfreesboro, the festival started as a gathering of pickers on the Public Square ...

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