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NEW CLAY.

Clay Walker releases his first new album in 11 years called Texas To Tennessee today. Co-produced by Jason Aldean’s longtime producer Michael Knox, the 10-song collection includes Clay’s latest single, “Need A Bar Sometimes.” Clay recorded the project in both Nashville, TN and Galveston, TX, and he co-wrote all 10 of the songs on Texas To Tennessee at his producer’s insistence.

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KENNY ROGERS TO BE BURIED…..

More than a year after his death, Kenny Rogers will be buried in Atlanta’s historic Oakland Cemetery. Kenny died on March 20, 2020 in his Sandy Springs, GA home at the age of 81. His family held a private service at the time due to the pandemic.

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“The Charlie Daniels Podcast” To Launch Next Month.

Charlie Daniels Jr., the son of the late Charlie Daniels, will host a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to his father’s life and career beginning Friday, Aug. 6. “It took me a long time to decide on a long-term way to honor dad, his career and his music,” Daniels Jr. said in a release. ”Launching a podcast…

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NEW J. ALDEAN MATERIAL WITH C. UNDERWOOD

Jason Aldean’s next single will be a duet with Carrie Underwood called “If I Didn’t Love You.” He teased the song on social media on Wednesday (July 21st) writing, “We’ve got a brand new song coming your way this Friday! Who do y’all think is singing on this one with me?” Carrie replied simply with an emoji…

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOLLYWOOD

Thirty-five years ago today, on July 16, 1986, Dolly Parton opened her theme park, Dollywood, in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Dollywood began as Rebel Railroad, a small tourist attraction, in the early 1960s. The Civil War-themed attraction morphed into Goldrush Junction, then Goldrush, as it changed owners, before becoming the popular Silver Dollar City Tennessee in 1977. In 1986,…

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NEW TOBY KEITH MATERIAL

Toby Keith’s first studio album in six years will drop in October. Peso in My Pocket features his current single, “Old School,” as well as a co-write with rocker Sammy Hagar and a song John Mellencamp wrote with the late John Prine.

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN!!

The setlist for Garth Brooks‘ first stadium tour stop since before the pandemic reveals some twists among 27 hits and cover songs. During his Saturday night (July 10) concert in Las Vegas, Nev., Brooks kept it country during an emotional night of music. Videos shared to social media show an early performance of “The River” and…

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CARLY PEARCE GOES OLD SCHOOL

Carly Pearce lets her traditional country stripes shine on her version of Kathy Mattea’s “18 Wheels and a Dozen Roses,” a cover performance that the younger performer contributed to the all-genre soundtrack of the new Netflix film The Ice Road.

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MARTINA MCBRIDE

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is preparing to honor Martina McBride with a new exhibit. From July 30 through Aug. 7, 2022, the museum will host Martina McBride: The Power of Her Voice celebrating the country star.

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PLATINUM

Twenty-six years ago today (June 22, 1995) was a huge day for Shania Twain: It was on that date that the singer earned her first platinum album with her sophomore record, The Woman in Me.