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GARTH CREATES LABOR!!

Rebecca Dyas, of Dublin, Ireland, claims Garth Brooks sent her into labor. She recently went to one of his concerts. Rebecca went into labor following the show. She was rushed to the hospital where she gave birth to a baby girl she named Bonnie Brooks Magfheargail Rebecca says, “I did feel a few pains during the…

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“HIGH COTTON”?????

Teddy Gentry, member of the Country Music Hall of Fame group Alabama, was arrested Monday morning on misdemeanor charges of possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The arrest came during a traffic stop, according to Cherokee County law enforcement, resulting in the 70-year-old musician’s being booked and released within a half hour.

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CARTER / VASSAR TEAM UP.

Longtime friends Deana Carter and Phil Vassar join forces for their “2022 Christmas Tour.” Carter, who embarks on her first holiday trek, joins Vassar for his sixth Christmas tour. The pair co-wrote two original Christmas songs with Songwriters Hall of Famer Steve Dorff for the occasion. The holiday trek starts Nov. 25, in Renfro Valley,…

CARTER/VASSAR TEAM UP!

Longtime friends Deana Carter and Phil Vassar join forces for their “2022 Christmas Tour.” Carter, who embarks on her first holiday trek, joins Vassar for his sixth Christmas tour. The pair co-wrote two original Christmas songs with Songwriters Hall of Famer Steve Dorff for the occasion. The holiday trek starts Nov. 25, in Renfro Valley,…

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Dollywood Invests In Large Roller Coaster

Country legend Dolly Parton is adding a major attraction to her East Tennessee theme park, Dollywood. Big Bear Mountain will feature the Wildwood Grove coaster — the longest rollercoaster in the park. It’s part of a 500-million-dollar expansion announced last year.

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Naomi Judd’s Family Granted Court Order To Keep Death Records Sealed

A court is granting the late Naomi Judd’s family an order that will keep her death records sealed. Naomi’s husband, Larry Strickland, and her two daughters, Wynonna and Ashley, say the records depict the country music star in a “graphic manner” and would cause the family “pain for years to come.” Naomi Judd died April…

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NAOMI’s WILL

Naomi Judd allegedly left her daughters, Wynonna and Ashley, out of her will. The website says Naomi’s husband of 33 years, Larry Strickland, is the executor of her estate. 

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REBA TOUR

Reba McEntire is announcing her fall tour, and she’s bringing fellow ’90s country icon Terri Clark with her. The “Reba : Live In Concert 2022” tour launches on October 13th in Lafayette, Louisiana. It includes over a dozen dates through mid-November. Tickets go on sale this Friday.

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SAD NEWS TO REPORT

Charlie Daniels’ gravesite was vandalized, his friends and family said late last month. A tree planted near the grave marker was also stolen, the Charlie Daniels Band said. The Country Music Hall of Famer died on July 6, 2020, and is buried in Mount Juliet, Tennessee. Daniels was 83.

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MIRANDA LAMBERT / LORETTA LYNN

Pam Tillis is paying quite the compliment to Miranda Lambert. The “Maybe It Was Memphis” singer calls Lambert the modern-day Queen of Country, Loretta Lynn. Tillis, who’s the daughter of country legend Mel Tillis, made the comment during an appearance on the weekly radio show, “Tonkin’ With Tracey Lawrence.” She says Lambert has made her…