Tag Archives: Country Weekly 1995-12-12 issue

Sweet Christmas Memories From Your Favorite Country Stars

Sweet Christmas Memories From Your Favorite Country Stars

Maybe it’s the fragrance of a freshly cut fir. An old-fashioned card. A smoldering log in a fireplace beneath bulging stockings. From childhood recollections of reindeer hooves on the roof and visions of sugarplums to the joy of buying a unique gift for that special someone, everyone has cherished memories of Christmas. Your favorite country…MORE

“Convoy” Creators Chip Davis and William Fries Roll On To Success

“Convoy” Creators Chip Davis and William Fries Roll On To Success

Originally published in the December 12, 1995 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  Twenty years ago this month, a fictitious singing trucker created not only a No. 1 country song, but fed fuel to the fire that ignited the CB radio craze. Many country fans know that C.W. McCall wasn’t a real person: Advertising executive William…MORE

Shania Twain is Big News In Her Small Canada Hometown of Timmins, Ontario

Originally published in the December 12, 1995 issue of Country Weekly magazine. The local paper can’t write enough stories about her. “Some weeks we were running a story every day,” said Dave McGee, managing editor of the Timmins Daily Press, which reports on the Northern Ontario town. “She’s held in pretty high esteem, sort of…MORE

Lonestar: Off Like a Shot with “Tequila Talkin’”

Lonestar: Off Like a Shot with “Tequila Talkin’”

A famous saloon and a drinking song have made the country band Lonestar the newest toast of the town. The new BNA Records group got its big break by playing as the house band at Nashville’s famous Wildhorse Saloon, then vaulted to success with its debut single, “Tequila Talkin’.” “The Lonestar sound … you’d have…MORE

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Rose Colored

Rose Colored

Maggie Rose will drop her new album, Change the Whole Thing, on Sept. 21, with upcoming tour stops in Nashville (Sept. 26) and Atlanta (Sept. 27).