Author Archives: Larry Holden

Country Weekly 2000-05-16 Trisha Yearwood: Divorce, Tabloid Rumors and Country Music

Country Weekly 2000-05-16 Trisha Yearwood: Divorce, Tabloid Rumors and Country Music

Originally published in the May 16, 2000, issue of Country Weekly magazine featuring Trisha on the cover. This cover story is presented here in its entirety. “I’m just laying my life out there,” says Trisha Yearwood. “It’s kind of like walking naked through the streets.“ Trisha is talking about her own personal evolution. In the past…MORE

Randy Travis: The Comeback Kid

Randy Travis: The Comeback Kid

Originally published in the October 05, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Randy Travis’ hardcore-country style redefined the music in 1986 and ushered in a new era of traditionalism. Then he hit a slump and fell out of favor with country radio. But now he’s back with a vengeance. “I was scared when I put out…MORE

How Tracy Lawrence Is Beating Tough Times

How Tracy Lawrence Is Beating Tough Times

Originally published in the Jan. 23, 1996 issue of Country Weekly magazine featuring Tracy on the cover. This story is presented here in its entirety. Tracy Lawrence is feeling stressed out. The rigors of the road have worn him down, and he arrives home bone-weary and bleary-eyed. He strolls out to a pasture near his house,…MORE

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The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame will induct its Class of 2019 on Oct. 14 at the Music City Center: Dwight Yoakam, Larry Gatlin, Marcus Hummon, Kostas, Rivers Rutherford and Sharon Vaughn.