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  1. Join the Zetz Family Pancreatic Cancer Research Foundation in $11 for Hope and CureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PR Log

    ... of heartbreak is intense and yet cloudy. July 10th, his breathing slowed, his arms and hands swelled. I played George Strait's CD "Chill of an Early Fall" it was the first music he ever bought for me many years ago. I talked to him and laid by his ...


  2. Lady Antebellum Release New EDM Collaboration With Audien [Listen]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | KUAD-FM Windsor

    ... thing," Kelley explains via Rolling Stone . "It's broad. Pop music is so broad, why can't we be broad? And let George Strait and Josh Turner live on the same channel as Sam Hunt and Taylor Swift - why not?"


  3. Jeremy Phifer comes to Choctaw PocolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 |

    ... night at 9:30 PM. Everyone has to pay their dues in order to make it big. This was true of Country greats like George Strait and Willie Nelson , and it is true of Texas' newest rising star Jeremy Phifer . Many of you may not know who Jeremy Phifer ...


  4. Honky tonk heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 |

    ... Houston immersed himself in country music, learning and singing songs by several country artists, especially George Strait tunes like "Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind." He describes growing up in Carson City as "hick enough" for country music. ...


  5. Famed Songwriter Red Lane Dead at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 |

    A member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame since 1993, Lane wrote or co-wrote such country classics as Tammy Wynette 's "Till I Get It Right," Merle Haggar d's "My Own Kind of Hat," John Conlee 's "Miss Emily's Picture," George Strait 's "Tell Me Something Bad About Tulsa," Willie Nelson 's "Blackjack County Chain," Eddy Arnold 's "They Don't Make Love Like They Used To" and B.J. Thomas' "New Looks From an Old Lover." Lane was born Hollis Rudolph DeLaughter in Zona, Louisiana, on Feb. 2, 1939.


  6. Live: Jamey Johnson lights up The Ritz with a three-hour setRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Independent Weekly

    ... song that broke Conway Twitty's record for most Billboard Hot Country Chart number one singles for Texas titan George Strait, won him the biggest cheers of the night. (Side note: One of my favorite live music moments stars Johnson and this song. The ...


  7. Love the Confederate flag? Here's the place for you: Wake Up CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Alabama Live

    ... in stereotypically 'Southern things' like square dances, eating fried chicken and biscuits, and listening to George Strait. That kind of thing. And a lot of Confederate flags everywhere." Among the first Southern settlers in Brazil was Col. William ...


  8. Young Inishowen musician Keelan Arbuckle charts ahead of Taylor SwiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Derry Today

    ... many more. It topped off what was a fantastic week for the Crana College student, as his single, a cover of George Strait's 'Amarillo by Morning' recently hit the top of the Irish country music iTunes' chart ahead of Nathan Carter and worldwide ...


  9. Kristi Hoopes' New Single 'In My Own Sweet Time' Now AvailableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 |

    The single, along with other tracks on her upcoming EP, was produced by veteran session musician Biff Watson, who has had his hand in hundreds of top albums from the likes of George Strait, Martina McBride , Reba McEntire , and Crystal Gayle. Recorded at RCA Studio A , Kristi Hoopes joins the list of artists like Dolly Parton , Keith Urban , Miranda Lambert , and Lady Antebellum who have made some of country's best music within the studio walls.


  10. Country legend Loretta Lynn dazzles Kirby crowdRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Citizens' Voice

    The coal miner's daughter who made good brought a slew of her top 10 hits from the 1960s and 1970s on Friday to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. Lynn's daughter Peggy came out to welcome the audience, followed by her brother Ernie, who started with the Merle Haggard classic "Mama Tried" and George Strait's "Troubadour."


  11. Dwight Yoakam Receives Country Radio Hall of Fame HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Country Weekly

    ... whom were on hand to acknowledge Dwight's honor. He also made sure to note the "beacons of my generation like George Strait and Ricky Skaggs," who inspired him throughout his career. Dwight debuted on the charts in 1986 with "Honky Tonk Man," a ...


  12. Dustin Lynch Calls Reba His "Life-Long...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 |

    ... a recording studio with that person? But also, he'd love to sing with all the guys he listened to early on: George Strait , Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson and Alabama . Even though those last two are far from country, Lynch says they'd be the top two ...


  13. Chris Rybak to take the stage at Salsa FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Countywide

    ... he signed a record contract with Mike Daily, best known for his role as steel guitarist for country legend George Strait. After signing with Daily's Glad Music Co. record label, Rybak recorded his self-titled debut album, released in 1999. To this ...


  14. Brazilian Town Proudly Flies the Confederate Battle FlagRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 |

    While the latest media-driven culture-war frenzy leaves America doubled over in agony about the Confederate battle flag, the path of tolerance and historical memory is much easier in the Brazilian town of Santa Barbara D'Oeste, where regular events bring together descendants of some ten thousand Confederates, seven generations removed, for what the BBC describes as "a sort of family reunion." "They all take part in stereotypically southern things like square dances, eating fried chicken and biscuits, and listening to George Strait.


  15. Lambert wins 4, but Luke Bryan takes top prize at ACM AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Baltimore Sun

    The 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards jam-packed more than three hours of music, from classic country stars such as George Strait and Alan Jackson to contemporary favorites Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan and pop and rock stars Taylor Swift and Steven Tyler. Even A-list celebrities and a football star took part as the awards show celebrated its 50th anniversary in a new location, the Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.


  16. Scotty McCreery Leads a Singalong at ACM Lifting Lives Music CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Country Weekly

    ... of winning American Idol in 2011. "I'd say it's meeting the folks that were big for me growing up, like George Strait and Garth Brooks," Scotty answered. "Today was really fun," Scotty told NASH Country Weekly after wrapping up his set. "I had ...


  17. The Brazilian town flying the Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | BBC News

    ... in stereotypically southern things like square dances, eating fried chicken and biscuits, and listening to George Strait," says Asher Levine, a Sao Paulo-based correspondent for Reuters. Despite being six or seven generations removed from their ...


  18. Eric Church Inspired Chris Pratt in Jurassic WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | WNOE-FM New Orleans

    ... mag reports. "There's a protective thing that happens with every parent," Eric said in 2014 when he opened for George Strait's Cowboy Rides Away Tour in Kansas City, "and though I try to suppress my 'Dark Side,' if anyone ever messed with my kid, ...


  19. Kacey Musgraves Gives Country a Desperately Needed Dose of AuthenticityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Dallas Observer

    ... fundamentally different to the table: authenticity. In terms of sound, Pageant Material recalls the sounds of George Strait, Loretta Lynn and even a little Johnny Cash. With heavy doses of Western swing, steel guitar and the occasional Tejano ...


  20. Over 120 artists in Rockport on July 4th weekendRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | KKTX Corpus Christi

    ... Texas outdoorsman. His paintings have caught the eye of many collectors including legendary country singer George Strait. The Rockport Center for the Arts hosts three galleries, an artist-in-residence program and the operation of Art Link, a free ...