Bill Arhos, Founder of ‘Austin City Limits,’ Dies at 80

Mr. Arhos convinced public broadcasting stations in 1975 that the nation was ready for a TV show devoted to the non-Nashville variety of country.






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‘Dylan, Cash and the Nashville Cats,’ an Unlikely Alliance of Rock and Country

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, dozens of rock and folk acts traveled to Tennessee and emerged with an astonishing number of hits and classic recordings.

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Country Music Singer Jennifer Nettles Joins the Cast of ‘Chicago’

The country music star Jennifer Nettles talks about making her Broadway debut in the musical “Chicago.”






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Jimmy Dickens, an Outsize Country Singer, Dies at 94

Mr. Dickens, who was small in stature but had a big voice, sang about rural life.






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Neil Reshen, 75, Dies; Manager Won ‘Outlaw’ Singers’ Freedom

Mr. Reshen, who started out doing music executives’ taxes, made deals for Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and others.






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Texas Monthly: An Old Friendship Where News and Music Met

Dan Rather, 83, and Willie Nelson, 81, talked about their early days in radio, the meaning of music in their lives and what keeps them going strong.






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Critic’s Notebook: Garth Brooks Is Back With a New Album, ‘Man Against Machine’

Garth Brooks is back after more than a decade with “Man Against Machie,” a new album of originals.






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ArtsBeat: New Loretta Lynn Project Includes New and Old Music

The 82-year-old has been recording with her daughter, Patsy L. Russell, and John Carter Cash, for a project combining new songs and old folk and gospel tunes.






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