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Country Weekly 1997 Issue Archive

Country Weekly 1997 Issue Archive

1997-01-07 Best of 1996 1997-01-14 Alan Jackson Talks About 7 Years of Superhits 1997-01-21 Garth Brooks King of the Road 1997-01-28 LeAnn Rimes Superstar at Age 14 1997-02-04 Lorrie Morgan Opens Her Heart and Home 1997-02-11 Valentine Special First Loves 1997-02-18 Reba McEntire Brooks and Dunn The Greatest Show On Earth 1997-02-25 The Real Garth…MORE

How Country Radio Has Changed

Originally published in the October 28, 1997 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  Country radio once was notable for its loyalty to artists: Not many became stars, but those who did could expect long careers. Today, radio tends to favor newer artists. The point becomes clear if you compare the acts who created country radio’s top…MORE

Country Music Legends Turned Off By Radio But They Won’t Be Silenced

Originally published in the October 28, 1997 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  Story by Richard Haydan and Catharine Rambeau Their names come up in any argument about the greatest country singer of all time: George Jones, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton. These legends of country music are part of a generation that’s still recording…MORE

Radio Can’t Blunt Country’s Cutting Edge

Originally published in the October 28, 1997 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  You don’t have to be old to be ignored by country radio. Many young country artists win critical and even commercial success without becoming radio favorites. The young, faces of performers such as The Mavericks have found it tough to crack the radio…MORE

Holly Dunn Builds a New Bridge as Full-Time Detroit Radio Deejay

Holly Dunn Builds a New Bridge as Full-Time Detroit Radio Deejay

Originally published in the March 4, 1997 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  Holly Dunn’s launched a new career in country radio, but she’s not burning all her bridges behind her. In fact, as the Grammy‑nominated “Daddy’s Hands” singer  warms up to her new full-time gig on morning radio, she’s anxiously awaiting the release of a…MORE

Glen Campbell’s Star-Studded Road to Success—Thanks to Uncle Dick

Glen Campbell’s Star-Studded Road to Success—Thanks to Uncle Dick

Originally published in the February 25, 1997 issue of Country Weekly magazine. It’s a long way from playing for ice-cream cones to recording with Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Nat “King” Cole. And it’s a long way from there to becoming a star. Just ask Glen Campbell, who went from sharecropping to sharing studios with…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).