Tag Archives: Country Music

Glen Campbell ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ Singer dead at 81

Glen Campbell — legendary country music singer best known for his 1975 hit, “Rhinestone Cowboy” — has died after a long battle with Alzheimer’s … TMZ has learned. Campbell died Tuesday around 10 AM in a Nashville facility for Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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Vivian Cash — First Wife of “I Walk the Line” Johnny Cash

BLACK IS AN INVISIBLE COLOUR Y’all know I’m a country girl. I grew up on a farm. I’m a Native Texan. I like cowboys, big hats, big trucks and country music. :) Country music is in my blood. My Twitter … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Country Music | Toby Keith

Toby Keith Covel (born July 8, 1961), best known as Toby Keith, is an American country music singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor. Keith released his first four studio albums—1993’s Toby Keith, 1994’s Boomtown, 1996’s Blue Moon and 1997’s Dream Walkin’, … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Country Music | Mark Chesnutt

Mark Nelson Chesnutt (born September 6, 1963 in Beaumont, Texas) is an American country music singer. Chesnutt recorded and released his first album, Doing My Country Thing, in the late-1980s on private independent record label, Axbar Records, with the vinyl … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Country Music | Tim McGraw

Samuel Timothy “Tim” McGraw (born May 1, 1967) is an American country music singer, songwriter and actor. Many of his albums and singles have topped the country music charts with total album sales in excess of 40 million units in … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Country Music | Dixie Chicks

Dixie Chicks is an American country music band which has also crossed over into other genres. The band is composed of founding members (and sisters) Martie Erwin Maguire and Emily Erwin Robison, and lead singer Natalie Maines. The band formed … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Country Music |Vince Gill

Vincent Grant “Vince” Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has achieved commercial success and fame both as frontman to the country rock band Pure Prairie League in the 1970s, and as a solo … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Country Music |Willie Nelson

Willie Hugh Nelson (/wɪli nɛlsən/; born April 29, 1933) is an American country music singer-songwriter, as well as an author, poet, actor, and activist. The critical success of the album Shotgun Willie (1973), combined with the critical and commercial success of Red … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Ladies of Country Music Week | Reba McEntire

I hope you’ve enjoyed this week with the Ladies of Country Music. We end this week with Reba McEntire. Reba Nell McEntire (born March 28, 1955) is an American country music artist and actress. She began her career in the … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Ladies of Country Music Week | Shania Twain

I thought we’d share a little country music this week, focusing on the ladies. Today’s selection: Shania Twain   Shania Twain, OC (/ʃəˌnaɪ.ə ˈtweɪn/; born Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965) is a Canadian country pop singer-songwriter. Her 1995 album … Continue reading

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