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  1. at&T Performing Arts Center Presents Kris KristoffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that tickets for American singer, songwriter, musician and actor Kris Kristofferson will go on sale Saturday, August 27 at 10 a.m. Kris Kristofferson will perform at 9:30 p.m. Friday, October 14, 2016 at Strauss Square in the downtown Dallas Arts District. Center Members get access to the best available seats.

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  2. Mary McGuire performs on the Main Stage at the Michigan State FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PR Log

    ... just thrilling." McGuire's most recent achievement, the 2016 Detroit Music Award for Outstanding Americana Singer Songwriter for her 2015 release Love Struck, a collaboration with producer Chuck Alkazian, is a uniquely Detroit infused Americana/Folk ...

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  3. Hear James McMurtry's 'Screen Door' From New Songwriter Tribute AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | RollingStone

    Adam Carroll is far from a household name. Even in his native Texas, he may not carry the recognition of Lone Star singer-songwriters James McMurtry or Hayes Carll.

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  4. Vilar Performing Arts Center announces lineup for Underground Sound concert seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Vail Daily News

    ... have landed spots on more than 15 major television shows and feature films, and he's achieved the No. 1 Singer Songwriter spot on iTunes multiple times. He has formed relationships with music legends Carly Simon and Cat Stevens and enjoyed on-stage ...

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  5. Grammy Winner Kris Kristofferson to Make Segerstrom Center Debut This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Country music legend, a Highwayman, screen star and Academy Award-nominated songwriter, Kris Kristofferson makes his Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut on Saturday, November 5, 2016 in the Rene and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. The three-time Grammy winner has recorded 28 albums and has spent three decades performing concerts all over the world.

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  6. Bruce Burch to talk about his music Aug. 12 at BrenauRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | The Times

    Bruce Burch, a Brenau University artist-in-residence, will talk about his book "Songs that Changed Our Lives" and his music career from 2-4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at the Peach State Bank, 350 Washington St., in Gainesville. Songwriter Bruce Burch has a resume filled with legendary country music artists using their vocal chords to bring the tunes he penned to life.

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    Tuesday Aug 9 | 102.9 The New W4 Country

    ... Cash, Dolly Parton, Kris Kristofferson, Loretta Lynn, Garth Brooks and more. Aaron and Beth were selected in the Songwriter category, while Bob secured his spot as Veteran Songwriter and Townes was elected as Songwriter/Artist, with his son Will ...

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  8. Valhalla Art, Music & Theatre Festival to celebrate California songwritersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    Blackie Farrell, Randall Lamb and Richard March are set to perform at the historic shoreline venue at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, as part of the California Songwriter Celebration at the Valhalla Art, Music & Theatre Festival. The three singer-songwriters will play in the round, with all three taking the stage at the same time and alternating songs.

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  9. Nashville Notes for 6/23/2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | KZKX-FM Lincoln

    Songwriter, musician and producer Freddy Powers passed away June 21 from complications of Parkinson's disease. He was 84. Powers, who was inducted into the Texas Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2006, was a frequent Merle Haggard collaborator, and wrote "Let's Chase Each Other Around the Room" and "Natural High," among other songs recorded by Haggard.

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  10. Freddy Powers, Country Singer-Songwriter, Dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Billboard

    ... artist Freddy Powers died on Tuesday at the age of 84, ending a long battle with Parkinson's disease. The singer, songwriter, musician and producer worked with Merle Haggard for decades, the two of them penning chart-topping hits such as "I Always ...

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  11. Songwriter Freddy Powers Dead at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | CMT.com

    Freddy Dale Powers , the jazz-country artist and songwriter whose compositions enriched the charts and repertoires of Willie Nelson , Merle Haggard and George Jones , among others, died Tuesday , reportedly of complications from Parkinson's Disease. He was 84. Born in Oklahoma and raised in Seminole, Texas, Powers began his career playing in a family band.

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  12. Famed Country Songwriter Freddy Powers Dies At Age 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | AllAccess.com

    ALL ACCESS sends condolences to family and friends of Country songwriter/producer/musician FREDDY POWERS, who died YESTERDAY after an extended battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 84. POWERS was a longtime friends and band mate of WILLIE NELSON, for whom he produced the 1981 album "Somewhere Over The Rainbow."

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  13. Country Songwriter Freddy Powers Dead at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | RollingStone

    Lauded songwriter, producer and musician Freddy Powers died Tuesday after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 84. The Seminole, Texas native penned a string of Number One hits for Merle Haggard in the Eighties, including "Let's Chase Each Other Around the Room," "A Place to Fall Apart" and "Natural High," and also wrote George Jones' chart-topping "I Always Get Lucky With You."

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  14. Master Songwriter Guy Clark Has DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The New York Observer

    MAY 03: Singer/Songwriter Guy Clark performs at the 2009 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2009 in New Orleans. Steve Earle was once famously quoted as saying, "Townes Van Zandt is the best songwriter in the whole world and I'll stand on Bob Dylan's coffee table in my cowboy boots and say that."

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  15. Guy Clark, Grammy Award-Winning Songwriter, Dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | News Max

    Guy Clark, a Grammy Award-winning Nashville singer and songwriter whose tunes have been recorded by the likes of Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, and Kenny Chesney, died Tuesday after a long illness. He was 74. Clark, a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and a part of the city's music scene for more than 40 years, had been in declining health for years, The Tennessean reported.

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  16. Guy Clark, Grammy-Winning Songwriter, Dead at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | KQED

    Texas singer-songwriter Guy Clark, who helped mentor a generation of songwriters and wrote hits like "L.A. Freeway" and "Desperados Waiting for a Train," has died. He was 74. Clark died Tuesday at his home in Nashville, Tennessee, according to his manager, Keith Case.

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  17. Grammy-winner Guy Clark diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Texas singer-songwriter Guy Clark, who helped mentor a generation of songwriters and wrote hits like "L.A. Freeway" and "Desperados Waiting for a Train," has died. He was 74. Clark died Tuesday at his home in Nashville, Tennessee, according to his manager, Keith Case.

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  18. Legendary Songwriter Guy Clark Dead at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | CMT.com

    Singer-songwriter Guy Clark, whose hit compositions included "Heartbroke," "Desperadoes Waiting for a Train," "L.A. Freeway" and "She's Crazy for Leavin'," died Tuesday morning in Nashville following a long illness. He was 74. Elected to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2004, Clark was known as a "songwriters' songwriter" for his narrative strength and eclectic, often quirky subject matter.

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  19. Guy Clark, Grammy-winning musician, dead at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    ... 17, 2016, at his home in Nashville. He was 74 and had been in poor ... more NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Texas singer-songwriter Guy Clark, who helped mentor a generation of songwriters and wrote hits like "L.A. Freeway" and "Desperados Waiting for a ...

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  20. Songwriter Guy Clark Dead at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | RollingStone

    Guy Clark, the Texas troubadour who blended high wit with pure poetry and turned it into timeless, vibrantly visual songs like "Desperados Waiting for a Train" and "L.A Freeway," died today at the age of 74. In the past few years of his life, Clark, who was born in Mohanans, Texas, in 1941, had been battling failing health, but still remained prolific: his most recent LP, 2013's My Favorite Picture of You , won a Grammy Award for Best Folk Album. In it, he told of a particular photograph of his beloved wife, Susanna, who passed away the year prior from lung cancer: "my favorite picture of you is the one where your wings are showing," he sang in his warm, ragged coo.

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