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‘The Avengers’ Actor Tom Hiddleston Playing Hank Williams in Biopic

Tom Hiddleston is famous for playing Loki, son of Odin and brother of Thor, but soon he’ll be playing the father of Bocephus and the grand-dad of Hank III.

06/13/2014

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Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Hank Williams Top Rolling Stone’s List of ‘Greatest Country Songs’

Ranked lists of any kind are a tough proposition. And so it goes with Rolling Stone Country’s new list of the “100 Greatest Country Songs of All Time.”

06/02/2014

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Previously Unreleased Hank Williams Recordings to Be Released this May

Think you’ve heard everything from Hank Williams? It turns out you haven’t. Hitting stores in May, “The Garden Spot Recordings” features unreleased recordings that haven’t been heard in more than six decades.

03/31/2014

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Ken Burns to Tackle Country Music in Upcoming PBS Series

He’s done in-depth examinations on all sorts of American traditions, including baseball, jazz, national parks, the Dust Bowl and of course the Civil War. So it’s little surprise to learn that acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns is now setting his sights on country music.

01/22/2014

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Which Hank Williams Jr. Song Is In A Very Popular Movie?

If you’ve seen the hit movie “Gravity” with George Clooney and Sandra Bullock you may or may have noticed that there a Hank Williams tune in the film. The tune “Angels Are Hard To Find” […]

12/09/2013

Jamey Johnson (L) and Holly Williams

ACM Honors Ceremony Pays Tribute To Singers, Songwriters & Country Music Legends

Jason Aldean, Guy Clark, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton, Keith Whitley and The Judds were among the artists celebrated during the ACM Honors event last night in Nashville, which was hosted by Dierks Bentley. Read our review and see photos!

09/11/2013

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R.I.P. Chet Flippo, Renowned Author And County Music Champion

The Rolling Stone, CMT, and Billboard writer was well-loved by many country fans and artists, including Taylor Swift, who called him “one of my favorite journalists.”

06/20/2013

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Johnny Cash To Be Featured On U.S. Postage Stamp

Hank Williams has one, Miles Davis has one. So do Patsy Cline, Roy Acuff, Bob Wills, and the Carter Family. Now it’s Johnny’s turn. That’s right, Johnny Cash is going to get his own postage stamp. It’s being issued as a Forever® stamp, but […]

01/31/2013

Glen Campbell and daughter Ashley at Ravinia (Kurt Wolff/CBS Local)

Glen Campbell Charms Fans, Picks Mean Guitar During ‘Goodbye’ Show In Chicago

He may have Alzheimer’s, but on stage Glen Campbell can still sing, charm his fans, and play guitar like the dickens. His 18-song set in Chicago was a playful, endearing run through his best-known songs.

06/29/2012

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Dolly Parton Song Added To The National Recording Registry

The Library of Congress today announced that 25 songs and sound recordings have been added to the National Recording Registry. The artists represented include the late Donna Summer, Bo Diddley, Prince, early hip-hop group the […]

05/23/2012

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