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Nick Treglia: Country is cool when it returns to its roots

The increased attention paid to country, in general, is bringing more truly traditional country artists widespread appeal.

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Rock the South producers launch new ‘Rock the Country’ festival; Star studded lineup coming to Mobile in June

The producers of the legendary three-day country festival Rock the South are bringing country music across the nation.

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Oliver Anthony set to perform next year at Cullman’s Rock the South, among other country music stars

After his impassioned song “Rich Men North of Richmond” went viral earlier this year, alt-country guitarist and singer Oliver Anthony is set to perform at Cullman’s Rock the South in 2024.

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Alabama's Riley Green on dropping 'Bud Light' from 'I Wish Grandpas Never Died' lyrics: 'Bud Light is the one that started a controversy'

During an interview with "Rick & Bubba" from the Regions Tradition golf tournament, country music star Riley Green discussed his decision to drop "Bud Light" from one of his most popular songs and replace it with "Coors Light."

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Birmingham’s ‘Country Boy Eddie’ passes away ‘peacefully in his home’ at 92

Longtime host of the Country Boy Eddie Show on WBRC FOX6 Gordon Edward Burns has passed away at the age of 92, according to reports.

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This day in Alabama history: Country music legend Hank Williams born in Butler County

On September 17, 1923, country music star Hiram “Hank” Williams was born in Butler County. 

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ALABAMA MUSIC SPOTLIGHT: Tim Dugger

Alabama native and die-hard NASCAR fan Tim Dugger will be playing at the Grand Ole Opry for the second time later this month.

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Annual Hank Williams festival to be held in Georgiana June 3-4

The annual Hank Williams festival will be held June 3-4 at the Hank Williams Music Park in Georgiana.  

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From Alabama to Music City: Jackson Capps

He got his first guitar when he was only eight years old and he was on stage a year later. Singing and playing at the World Famous...

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Hank Williams: an Alabama legend lost on New Year's Day 69 years ago

New Year’s Day 2022 marks the 69th anniversary of the death of country music legend, Hank Williams.   Hiram (Hank) Williams died of...

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Former Alabama AG Troy King launches a country music podcast

By Brandon Moseley Former Alabama Attorney General Troy King has had quite a career, and now he is dipping into classic country music. King...