Nashville Journal: Mower Meets Moonshine at a Museum for Country Star George Jones

The George Jones Museum has one boot in the old Nashville and one in the new, reflecting a city being remade with gleaming towers and one where country music is part of the DNA.







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Johnny Gimble, Who Fiddled His Way to Fame, Dies at 88

Mr. Gimble, a virtuoso Texas fiddler who played with a roster of country superstars, won the Country Music Association award for best musician/instrumentalist five times.







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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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