Author Archives: Nancy Sweid

Crystal Gayle: Long-Haired Country Girl’s Hobby a Fragile One

Crystal Gayle: Long-Haired Country Girl’s Hobby a Fragile One

What’s in a name? For Crystal Gayle, a 7,700-square-foot store loaded—appropriately—with Baccarat, Waterford, Lalique and Orrefors. The tiny singer with the long, long hair has been running her own shop, selling crystal and gift items, since 1987. A customer entering “Crystal’s” for the first time is overwhelmed by the sheer volume of gorgeous stuff displayed…MORE

Randy Travis: “I Lived My Dream for a Year and Made Four Cowboy Films, But Now I’ve Come Back to My Music”

Randy Travis: “I Lived My Dream for a Year and Made Four Cowboy Films, But Now I’ve Come Back to My Music”

Originally published in the April 12, 1994 issue of Country Weekly magazine—the very first issue! Randy Travis took a year-long break from his grueling country music schedule to make five movies—four of them westerns—but now says he’s recharged his musical batteries and has left the bright lights of Tinseltown for a triumphant return to Music…MORE

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Count On Chuck

Count On Chuck

Our buddy Chuck Wicks is filling in for a vacationing Kix Brooks on American Country Countdown this weekend. Guests include Jason Aldean, Michael Ray and Florida Georgia Line.