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“Country Bumpkin” Singer Cal Smith Dies

“Country Bumpkin” Singer Cal Smith Dies

“Country Bumpkin” singer Cal Smith has passed away at the age of 81 in Branson, Mo., according to Nashville’s Tennessean newspaper. Born Calvin Grant Shofner in Oklahoma, Cal was actually raised in San Jose, Calif. As an adult he performed in nightclubs and worked as a disc jockey before Ernest Tubb hired him to play…MORE

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Cowboy Up

Cowboy Up

Congrats to Robert Earl Keen, who was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. REK joins Willie Nelson, George Strait, Lyle Lovett & more in the Lone Star State institution.