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Matt Sorum's Fierce Joy releases "The Sea" music video

‘Matt Sorum recently visited the studio in support of his latest album, Matt Sorum’s Fierce-Joy ‘Stratosphere’, check out the first video single off the album.’

Eminem, Pearl Jam, Outkast tapped as Austin City Limits Festival headliners

Eminem , Pearl Jam , Outkast and Skrillex are among the headliners for the 13th annual Austin City Limits Festival this October, which will again feature two consecutive weekends of music. More news: Austin City Limits Festival , Eminem , Pearl Jam , OutKast , Skrillex , Beck , Lana Del Rey , Foster The People , Calvin Harris , The Replacements

Thompson Square is “Testing the Water”

This week, multi-platinum selling duo Thompson Square released its new single “Testing the Water” to U.S. Country Radio. The fun-filled, frolicking splasher embodies the carefree sound and spirit of summer in the “holler,” including a memorable, double-entendre hook soon to become an anthem at swimming holes everywhere. “Testing the Water,” written by hit songwriters Luke […]

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Barack and Michelle Obama Remember Frankie Knuckles

President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have shared a letter offering their thoughts and prayers to the friends and family of Chicago house pioneer Frankie Knuckles who died earlier this month FACT reports Check Out these 5 Defining Tracks from Frankie Knuckles “Frankie’s work helped open minds and bring people together blending…

Congratulations to Hank Cochran, Ronnie Milsap and Mac Wiseman

The Country Music Association announced today that Hank Cochran, Ronnie Milsap, and Mac Wiseman will become the newest members of the revered Country Music Hall of Fame. Milsap will be inducted in the “Modern Era Artist” category, while Wiseman will be inducted in the “Veterans Era Artist” category. Cochran will be inducted in the “Songwriter” […]

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‘Quadrophenia’ Hits the Quad

This year marks not only the 50th anniversary of the Who but also the 50th anniversary of the Brighton Beach battle between mods and rockers immortalized in Quadrophenia To mark the occasion England’s University of Sussex is holding a weekend-long symposium on both the album and the film from July…

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DEF LEPPARD’S JOE ELLIOTT ON HOW TO WRITE A SONG: ” [MY MOTTO IS] NEVER GO TO BED WITHOUT [A] PEN AND PAPER”

Greg Prato of Songfacts spoke with Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott. Excerpts from the interview below. Songfacts: How do you write your best songs? Joe Elliott: To be quite honest, songs percolate in your head first, and normally when you’re too far away from an instrument to get to one

Jason Aldean to Help Pick Honorary Bat Girls

Jason Aldean will help choose the honorary bat girls as part of Major League Baseball’s breast cancer awareness program. Jason is part of a panel who will choose an honorary bat girl for each of the 30 major league teams. The bat girls will be recognized at games on Mother’s Day or another game in […]

Eric Church Doesn’t Let a Little Blood Stop Him From Playing with the King

Eric Church wasn’t gonna let a little blood get in the way of his gig with George Strait. The night before his show on George’s ‘Cowboy Rides Away’ tour stop, Eric cut the index finger on his left hand. “I didn’t go to the emergency room because I was worried the stitches would take me […]

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Krystal Keith in the Kitchen: Krystal’s Recipe for Italian Meatloaf with Creamy Tomato Sauce

Krystal Keith photo courtesy of Show Dog-Universal. You may know Krystal Keith as the singer of the sweet father/daughter wedding dance song, “ Daddy Dance With Me ,” which she wrote for her own wedding as a surprise for dad Toby Keith . Or maybe you know her from her official debut single, “ Get Your Redneck On .” [ Get it here! ] But did you know she’s also super talented in the kitchen? Krystal’s been creating delicious meals from family recipes for years and featuring them in her blog, The Barnyard Bistro . But now she’s sharing some of them exclusively with Great American Country! Check back with us every Tuesday for a new recipe from Krystal.

Craig Morgan Announces 8th Annual Charity Event

Craig Morgan will host his 8th Annual Charity Event on Sunday, July 20th in his hometown of Dickson, Tenn. Proceeds from the event, which includes a Celebrity Off-Road Trail Ride and Outdoor Concert, will benefit the Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation, (501c3). The organization’s primary goal is to assist foster children in Dickson County and […]

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Hear Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed’s ‘Nights Like This’ – Album Premiere

Boston-born Brooklyn-based soul singer Eli “Paperboy” Reed cut his chops in Southern juke joints and Chicago gospel choirs waiting side-stage in Mississippi clubs for a chance to sing between acts He released his first LP of original songs Roll With You in 2008 a major-label debut followed in 2010 and four…

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