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Charlie Daniels funeral

The funeral for Charlie Daniels was held earlier today at World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Daniels, a member of the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame, died Monday morning after having a stroke. He was 83.  He is survived by his wife Hazel and son Charlie Daniels Jr. The service was…read more »

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RIP Charlie Daniels

Sad news today as Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels passed away in Hermitage, TN from a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83. Daniels was a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known for his contributions to Southern rock and bluegrass in addition to country and was best known for his chart-topper, “The Devil Went Down To…read more »

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2020 Irish Fest Cancelled due to COVID-19

WATERLOO, Iowa — Iowa Irish Fest organizers announced today that they will cancel the 2020 Iowa Irish Fest scheduled for July 31-Aug. 2 in downtown Waterloo. “Yesterday, Gov. Reynolds extended the emergency declaration through July 25, which calls for social distancing,” said Chad Shipman, Iowa Irish Fest director. “This declaration end-date may possibly be extended…read more »

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Trisha Yearwood & The Judds to Hollywood Walk of Fame

3 Country superstars are among the 2021 class of the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  Congratulations to Trisha Yearwood and The Judds for earning their star on the famed boulevard. Trisha burst onto the music scene in 1991 with “She’s in Love With the Boy”, her first #1 record.  She’s gone on to record 19 Top…read more »

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Happy Birthday Blake Shelton!

Born on June 18th, 1976 in Ada, Oklahoma, Blake is arguably one of the biggest stars in Country music.  His debut song “Austin” spent 5 weeks at #1 and his platinum selling debut album also featured the Hank classic “Ol Red”.  Since then, Blake has charted 40 hit songs, including an incredible 27 number ones.…read more »

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Prayers for Hank Williams Jr and family

Tragic news in the world of country music as the 27-year-old daughter of country singer Hank Williams Jr. was killed in a highway accident in Tennessee, police said. Katherine Williams-Dunning of Springville was the driver of an SUV that was towing a boat when it crossed the median and rolled over Saturday night on U.S.…read more »

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