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With sights, sounds and history, Nashville's atmosphere is electric

NASHVILLE — Getting here brings about fetching anticipation. The drive when fall color dominates makes it an emotionally enlightened sojourn. Conversely, the trip is not so ordinary before the chlorophyll does its thing to bring about a signature excursion at the peak of fall color. Taking a brief respite in...
NASHVILLE, GA
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Loretta Lynn Beautifully Reflects on 59th Anniversary of Becoming a Grand Ole Opry Member: ‘Can’t Believe It’

On Saturday (September 25th), country singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn took to Twitter to beautifully reflect on the 59th anniversary of becoming a Grand Ole Opry member. “One of the happiest moments of my career was the day I became a member of the @opry,” Loretta Lynn tweets. “Nobody knows how much I love it. It is country music! I can’t believe it was 59 years ago!”
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The Martins to perform at Morehead church

Popular multi-Dove Award winning Christian recording artists The Martins will be featured at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at Johnson Church of God. Siblings Judy, Joyce and Jonathan Martin have performed at The Grand Ole Opry and The White House, as well as concert halls, auditoriums and churches nationwide. After nearly a decade of pursuing individual music careers, they have scored numerous No. 1 hits and have garnered eight Dove Awards from the Gospel Music Association and multiple Grammy nominations.
MOREHEAD, KY
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(Country Singer) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

Ollie Imogene "Jean" Shepard is an American singer and songwriter who pioneered country music for women. Shepard released a total of 73 singles on the Hot Country Songs chart, one of which reached number one. She recorded a total of 24 studio albums from 1956 to 1981, and became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 1955. Following Kitty Wells' breakout in 1952, Shepard soon followed, and a concert. music on national television and Opry made her a star as few country music singers enjoyed lasting success. Her first hit, "A Dear John Letter", a 1953 duet with Ferlin Husky, was a country artist's first post World War II record to sell more than a million copies.
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A visit to Nashville will make your day

NASHVILLE – Taking a brief respite in Music City heightens the spirits. “Lazying” about the city’s downtown is highly recommended. Attractive honky-tonks hold sway; historical buildings have maintained their charm and appeal; art galleries, boutique hotels and chef-driven restaurants have emerged in abundance — all giving Nashville an electric atmosphere that is alluring and arresting.
NASHVILLE, GA
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Grand Ole Opry members perform in Lewisburg

LEWISBURG — From Tennessee’s Grand Ole Opry to Lewisburg’s Country Cupboard, a family singing group shares their love of music and religion. The Isaacs will perform Friday at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Country Cupboard Restaurant and Gift Shops. A multi-award winning family group who began singing 35 years...
LEWISBURG, PA
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Hocking Hills Music Festival 2021 WOUB Culture Interviews: Del McCoury

There is a kind of rare warmth to Del McCoury’s voice when he picks up the phone for our interview. Does it sound like the voice that has claimed the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Male Vocalist of the Year Award four times and received the United States government’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts – the National Endowment for the Arts’ National Heritage Fellowship – just to name a few of its accolades?
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How Blake Shelton Really Found Out He Was Joining The Grand Ole Opry

Being offered to join the Grand Ole Opry is the ultimate goal for wannabe country stars. Established in 1925, the weekly stage concert originated as part of a radio show held at the National Life and Accident Insurance Company (via Opry). Over the course of its history, the concert has had six homes before settling at the Ryman Auditorium for around three decades.
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Kingsport native to perform at 2021 ‘Covered Bridge Days’

Derek Deakins is returning to his roots as he performs at the Covered Bridge Festival this weekend in Elizabethton. Deakins, who grew up in Kingsport, is part of Merle Monroe, the bluegrass/country music band that will close out the performances on Friday. Daniel Grindstaff, also native to the region, is another member of the band.
KINGSPORT, TN
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Loran Smith’s Nashville

Getting here brings about fetching anticipation. The drive when fall color dominates makes it an emotionally enlightened sojourn. Conversely, the trip is not so ordinary before the chlorophyll does its thing to bring about a signature excursion at the peak of fall color. Taking a brief respite in Music City...
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DAVID PHELPS CELEBRATES GRAND OLE OPRY DEBUT

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Platinum-selling StowTown recording artist David Phelps marked another milestone in an acclaimed career with his recent debut on the iconic Grand Ole Opry. The award-winning vocalist received a standing ovation at the close of his set, which included “Hello Beautiful,” the debut single from his latest release, GameChanger; the bluegrass-tinged “Come To Jesus”; and the concert favorite “No More Night.”
NASHVILLE, TN
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Nashville Recording Artist Tom Yankton is Coming to New Bern

Get your tickets today for “Rock This City” with Tom Yankton — family friendly event on Sunday, October 3, 2021. Doors open at 5 p.m. at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Tom Yankton has an extensive resume that includes performing on Jimmy Kimmell Live, The Today Show, The Grand...
NEW BERN, NC
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Country star trivia

On this day in 1964, one of country music's biggest stars got married. A member of both the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry, it was his first, and only, marriage, with his wife remaining his biggest champion until he passed away in 2020. Today would have been their 57th wedding anniversary. Who was he? ANSWER: Charlie Daniels.
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11 Trisha Yearwood Hits That We Love

I remember the very first time I met Trisha Yearwood, the year was 1989 and she was backstage with Garth Brooks who was playing the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. The two were just good friends at the time and she sang demo songs for him as well as...
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