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Craig Brickhardt at The Room at Cedar Grove June 10th /songwriter for Johnny Cash, BB King, & Ray Charles!

Paul Cullen’s intimate “The Room at Cedar Grove” is a true listening/concert room where you get the ultimate musical experience plus 4 course wine dinner with every show. Located in Lewes, West of route one, this hidden gem has already hosted world class performers like Robert Randolph, Jeffrey Gaines, Erin Dickins of Manhattan Transfer, Tony Levin of Peter Gabriel and International recording artist Robbie LaBlanc, to name a few.
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New Music Monday — Ray Charles, Hendrick Meurkens, & Will Bernard

You’ll hear highlights from the following recordings when you tune in to New Music Monday with host Arturo Gómez on Monday, May 23 at noon. Only on KUVO, the Oasis in the City!. What a delight to receive a previously unavailable concert by “The Genius”, one of the...
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Delbert McClinton reunites with the songs of his youth (Hank Williams, Ray Charles) on 'Outdated Emotion' out now

Today via Hot Shot Records/Thirty Tigers, Delbert McClinton releases Outdated Emotion, the 27th studio album from the 81-year-old legendary blues and soul rocker. The record marks a full-circle moment for the “Texas Treasure” (Houston Press) as he celebrates his coming-of-age musical heroes and performs the country, jazz, blues, and swing tunes that have shaped his career. Co-produced with Kevin McKendree at The Rock House in Franklin, TN, the Outdated Emotion tracklist includes a Ray Charles tribute, Hank Williams' country classics (complete with steel guitar and fiddle) and Little Richard’s 1956 rock and roll ballad “Long Tall Sally.” The 16-song collection marks a return to McClinton’s roots and offers listeners a backstage pass to some of the most significant musical moments in American history. He delivers every song “with his trademark charming twang, never pandering to listeners, but instead sharing his joy with them” (Blues Blast Magazine). Now over six decades into his chart-topping career, which has included solo hits as well as collaborations with Emmylou Harris, Etta James, George Strait and even The Beatles, McClinton revealed that “what he really wants to do is make people dance.” Outdated Emotion certainly accomplishes that goal while introducing the next generation to the music that influenced him. Ultimately it proves why he’s earned the title of “the Godfather of Americana Music” (Rolling Stone).

WATCH: Garth Brooks Sings ‘Seven Spanish Angels’ Tribute to Ray Charles at Country Music Hall of Fame Ceremony

Ray Charles was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame during a star-studded medallion ceremony on May 1. Ray joined fellow 2022 inductees The Judds, Pete Drake, and Eddie Bayers. The War and Treaty (“You Don’t Know Me”), Bettye LaVette (“I Can’t Stop Loving You”), and Garth Brooks (“Seven Spanish Angels”) honored Ray Charles with musical tributes.

Judds, Ray Charles to be inducted into Country Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Country Music Hall of Fame will induct Ray Charles and The Judds into its ranks on Sunday night, though the death of Naomi Judd a day earlier will undoubtedly alter the normally celebratory ceremony. The hall continued with the ceremony at the request of...