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Patsy Cline Museum to Open in Nashville

Posted April 8th, 2016 by genestout

Bill Miller, founder of the Johnny Cash Museum, and his wife, Shannon, have announced plans to open a museum honoring the country legend Patsy Cline, who died in 1963. The museum will be funded entirely by the Miller family organization, with construction scheduled to begin in June. “Of all the artists in the history of […]

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Lynn Anderson RIP: ’95 interview revealed down-to-earth country star

Posted August 1st, 2015 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Lynn Anderson, who died Thursday, July 30, in Nashville, was a down-to-earth country star with a great sense of humor and many delightful personal stories. When I interviewed her by phone in advance of two April 1995 concerts at the Auburn Performing Arts Center in Auburn, Wash., Anderson was 47 years old. […]

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Seattle native Dylan Jakobsen premieres new video on ‘Taste of Country’

Posted May 1st, 2015 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Country music is extremely popular in Seattle, despite the city’s reputation as a mecca for grunge and alternative rock. Now along comes musician Dylan Jakobsen, who was born in Seattle during the grunge era of the ’90s and grew up on a diet of classic rock. But his preferred style today is […]

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Gladys Knight, Martina McBride and Estelle grace inaugural ‘Skyville Live’

Posted January 13th, 2015 by genestout

By GENE STOUT On Wednesday, Jan. 14, a new concept in Internet entertainment – “Skyville Live” – will make its debut at 5 p.m. PT (8 p.m. ET) at the official website here. The free, interactive, inaugural broadcast, which will stream in HD video in front of a Nashville studio audience, features performances by Gladys […]

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Sunday’s American Music Awards will celebrate Taylor Swift’s rapid rise

Posted November 21st, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS F. Scott Fitzgerald, were he alive today (he’d be 118), no doubt would observe that Taylor Swift is different from you and me. (The classic reply still applies: “Yes, she has more money.”) Swift’s ascendance, perhaps transcendence, will be celebrated Sunday on the American Music Awards, that classic 42-year-old (!) merger of […]

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