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Country Music Journalist, Appalachian, Volkswagen Collector, Kentucky Colonel, KY Historian
Country Music Journalist, Appalachian, Volkswagen Collector, Kentucky Colonel, KY Historian

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Jamey Johnson reflects on his relationship with God, family, and fans
Jamey Johnson performing one of his many hit songs. Photo by Jessica Bray of Kentucky Country Music. When it comes to curating a
sound of traditional country music, Jamey Johnson has made a name for himself
in the music community.  It has been over
17 years...
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Kentucky native and distinguished member of Music Row, Norro Wilson, passes away
Legendary songwriter, producer, and singer, Norro Wilson, passed away Thursday at the age of 79. Photo by Jessica Bray, Kentucky Country Music. Kentucky native, Norro Wilson, made a major impact on
Music Row and in the Nashville community. 
Sadly, he passed...
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Little Jimmy Dickens and Bill Monroe honored with bronze statues
Bill Monroe Statue at the Ryman Auditorium Two of the most profound musical innovators in country and bluegrass music will forever remain part of the Soul of Nashville with the installation today of life-size statues of Little Jimmy Dickens and Bill Monroe ...
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The Judds are set to release greatest hits package on June 30th
Kentucky music natives, Wynonna and Naomi Judd made musical history throughout their career receiving eight Gold and eight Platinum records, selling over 20 million albums and scoring twenty Top 10 hits between 1984-1990. Now, Curb Records is excited to bri...
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Bill Monroe Estate offers rare ownership of prized possessions
Bill Monroe - Photo Courtesy of  Monroe Enterprises Fans of the “Father of Bluegrass Music” have a unique opportunity to own the rights to the name and likeness to Bill Monroe. Regarded as the man who started the format, Monroe joined the WSM Grand Ole Opry...
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When a loved one dies
Papaw Jerry & Jessica back in time During the month of April, I took a break from some things and focused on family.  In between my full time job and doing my music stuff, I sat in the hospital room and then nursing home room as my grandpa was sick.  The so...
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Kentucky music women to be featured in new book
Woman Walk the Line - How the Women in Country Music Changed Our Lives At a time when women’s lives have never been more public, more debated, more celebrated and in many ways, more scrutinized, Woman Walk The Line: How the Women of Country Changed Our Live...
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John Conlee Honored by Georgia Sheriffs’ Association with Award for Supporting Law Enforcement
L-R:Jones County Deputy Sheriffs Hunter Blount and Jonathan Joyner, Jones County Sheriff R. N. “Butch” Reece, Eatonton Police Officer Lynn Stanford, Putnam County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jim Barbee, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills, John Conlee, Georgia Sheriffs’ ...
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Americana Music Association announces nominees for Honors & Awards
Kentuckian Sturgill Simpson leads the pack for the Americana Music Association's Honors & Awards nominees. The Americana Music Association announced the nominees for its 16th annual Honors & Awards show this week at an intimate members-only ceremony held at...
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J.D. Shelburne performing to benefit local Lawrenceburg charities
J.D.
Shelburne has been very busy lately, having attended the Kentucky Derby and the
Derby Eve festivities this past weekend.   On May 12 th , Shelburne will be returning to Lawrenceburg,
Kentucky, for a special concert benefitting God’s Pantry and The Ligh...
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