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  1. Just an ola country boy: An interview with Hank Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this July 14, 2011, file photo, Hank Williams Jr. performs during the recording of a promo for ESPN's broadcasts of "Monday Night Football, " in Winter Park, Fla.

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  2. Rainey Qualley Rocks Debut Performance at the Grand Ole OpryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Country Weekly

    August 28 is a day that will forever be etched in Rainey Qualley's memory. It was on this day that the rising country star made her debut on the Grand Ole Opry, standing in the famous circle where so many of her own musical idols have stood.

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  3. Geddes man accused of throwing beer in fairgoer's face at Hank Williams Jr. grandstand concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Post-Standard

    A Geddes man was arrested during country singer Hank Williams Jr.'s grandstand concert Sunday night after state troopers saw him throw a cup of beer in someone's face, state police said. Paul G. Seabrook, 55, was charged with resisting arrest, a misdemeanor, and second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct, a violation.

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  4. Hank Williams Jr. really, really hates ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Post-Standard

    That was the combative theme of the country rocker's 100-minute performance at the NYS Fair's grandstand Sunday night. The concert -- to a slightly-more-than-half-full grandstand -- was part tribute to the way things were, part outlaw country showcase and part middle finger to anyone foolhardy enough to cross Big Ol' Hank.

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  5. Confederate flag less visible, but not gone from NYS Fair, thanks to Hank Williams Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Post-Standard

    The Confederate flag isn't officially banned at the NYS Fair this year, but officials hoped to curb its sale in the wake of a national debate earlier this summer. At country singer Hank Williams' concert Sunday night, however, the grandstand merchandise booth had several versions of the Confederate flag for sale, including one with "Hank" emblazoned on it.

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  6. 15 party-ready country songs for tailgating seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Examiner.com

    Great country music is a must for every tailgating party, but before tailgaters can rock out, jam, or get their twerk on, a little planning ahead is in order. A successful tailgating party is much more than music; it's about friends, food and fan frenzy.

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  7. Darius Rucker's pop-up beachfront show was a hootRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Charleston City Paper

    Darius Rucker's pop-up CMT Instant Jam concert at the Windjammer last night was like an MTV Spring Break experience: the audience's feet in the sand, blinding stage lights, video camera cranes, Bud Lights flowing. And with the Atlantic Ocean as his backdrop, the Hootie & the Blowfish frontman put on an undeniably great, energetic show.

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  8. Jennifer Nettles signs with Big Machine Label GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Examiner.com

    After her recently announced split from UMG Nashville, country songstress Jennifer Nettles has revealed that she has signed with Big Machine Label Group . The label, home to the divisions of Big Machine Records, Republic Nashville, Valory Music Group, Dot Records and Nash Icon, was launched by its flagship artist Taylor Swift and is currently home is such big hitters as Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry, Eli Young Band, Florida Georgia Line, Maddie & Tae, Zac Brown Band, Brantley Gilbert, Thomas Rhett, Steven Tyler, Reba McEntire, Martina McBride, Ronnie Dunn and Hank Williams, Jr. Phew .

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  9. Wrap up summer at Indian Ranch with Jamey Johnson, Eli Young Band and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Examiner.com

    Andy Grammer's hit single, "Honey, I'm Good," may be about staying faithful to his wife while he's on tour, but the pop songwriter is more than willing to play the field when it comes to experimenting with genres. Which is why he recruited Eli Young... Indian Ranch makes it difficult to face summer is winding down and only a few concert events left until the end of Indian Ranch's 2015 season.

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  10. Bridenbaugh family combines farming and factory skills to process sweet cornRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Putnam County Sentinel

    In the words of country music singer Hank Williams, Jr., "country boys can survive" was the theme of a recent sweet corn cookout on the Bridenbaugh farm. "First, we cook the corn on a propane burner," said Daryl Bridenbaugh.

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  11. Weekend Flyer: Aug. 20-23, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Fayetteville Flyer

    There's a big show Thursday night at Backspace this week, with a four band bill headlined by one-man synth pop band/weirdo, The Emotron . Oklahoma City grunge-influenced band Brother Gruesome , and local punk band Chicken Nugget and Nathan Riggs.

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  12. The 10 Worst Songs About FootballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Houston Press

    Football songs are surprisingly hard to dig up. Sure, everyone knows that old Hank Williams, Jr. tune, but how many other football songs can you actually name? Not very many, right? That's because, as we've recently discovered, there aren't very many good ones, but there are a lot of bad ones.

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  13. The beards of country music: From Waylon to JameyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Alabama Live

    "I thought, hell, I'm not going anywhere. I think I'll grow a mustache," the late country music legend wrote in his 1996 biography.

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  14. Hank Williams Jr. with 38 Special and Whiskey MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | KZBB-FM Fort Smith

    Son of country music legend Hank Williams and singing as Hank Williams Jr. before he was 10, the son never had much in the way of a career choice. The choice wasn't whether he'd sing, but what, how and why.

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  15. Album of the Week: Luke BryanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | USA Today

    Album of the Week: Luke Bryan Sequencing is everything when it comes to the superstar's latest, "Kill the Lights." Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1SZxIn7 In this July 14, 2015 photo, Luke Bryan poses for a portrait at Audio Productions in Nashville, Tenn., to promote his latest album, "Kill the Lights."

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  16. Country music quietly abandons C.S.A. flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Longtime country star Charlie Daniels has used his website to support the Stars and Bars. 'The Confederate battle flag was a sign of defiance, a sign of pride, a declaration of a geographical area that you were proud to be from,' he wrote.

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  17. Inside the Outsider: Eric Church museum exhibit to open in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | WTVF Nashville

    Besides gearing up to christen Nashville's new outdoor Ascend Amphitheater with back-to-back performances on July 30 and 31, Eric Church's life and career will be on display beginning Sept. 19 with his very own exhibit, Eric Church: Inside the Outsider, inside the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

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  18. Can Whitey Morgan Save Country Music from Nashville?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Stranger

    It was so much better than this twangy frat-boy bullshit on the radio," you're probably thinking of outlaw country. A brief history lesson: In 1972, Waylon Jennings bucked label pressure when recording his album Ladies Love Outlaws.

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  19. Cumulus Reportedly Creating NASH Next Record Label, On-Air...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Billboard

    Cumulus Media's NASH brand of country music programming may soon be adding an on-air talent competition to the mix. The New York Post reports that Cumulus, which owns over 60 NASH and NASH Icon radio stations, is looking to launch an American Idol-style show called NASH Next, with winners receiving a record deal on a new label of the same name.

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  20. Radio giant Cumulus goes hog wild with country musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | New York Post

    Beyond growing a stable of NASH-branded stations, he's looking to raise a fresh crop of country stars by launching an "American Idol"-style online and on-air music competition, called NASH Next, and signing the winners to his newest record label. The initiative is one of several as Cumulus CEO Dickey pushes deeper into country music territory - and away from roots in just radio - in his hunt for ad dollars.

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