Tag Archives: Country Weekly 2007

Trace Adkins: Why I Am the Way I Am

Trace Adkins: Why I Am the Way I Am

Originally published in the December 3, 2007 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Trace Adkins gives CW the scoop on his powerful new book, what breaks his heart, why getting shot was a blessing and what it’s like being the father of five girls. Trace Adkins has never been reluctant to voice his opinions about his…MORE

Taylor Swift: Blonde Ambition

Taylor Swift: Blonde Ambition

Originally published in the December 3, 2007 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Taylor Swift has a platinum album, award nominations and another hit song, all before she turns 18—and she’s ready for more! It’s not so unusual—an artist has just written a new song, and wants to try it out on a captive audience. A…MORE

Trisha Yearwood: Best of Both Worlds

Trisha Yearwood: Best of Both Worlds

Originally published in the December 3, 2007 issue of Country Weekly magazine. In a candid CW interview, Trisha Yearwood opens up about husband Garth Brooks, her father’s death, pregnancy and dirty laundry. Sitting in a dimly lit Nashville recording studio where she and her longtime record producer, Garth Fundis, are serving up a preview of her…MORE

Porter Wagoner 1927—2007

Porter Wagoner 1927—2007

Originally published in the December 3, 2007 issue of Country Weekly magazine. The legendary Grand Ole Opry star dies of lung cancer after more than 50 years in country music. Porter Wagoner, one of the mainstays of the Grand Ole Opry and a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, will be greatly missed.…MORE

George Strait: 15 Years Later and Movie “Pure Country” Is Still a Hit

George Strait: 15 Years Later and Movie “Pure Country” Is Still a Hit

Originally published in the March 12, 2007 issue of Country Weekly magazine. It all began in Las Vegas. For several years, every time George Strait played Sin City, legendary Elvis Presley manager Colonel Tom Parker was in the audience. The Colonel saw something in George, already a huge country star, that suggested he might have…MORE

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Country Xmas

Country Xmas

Hosted by Trisha Yearwood, CMA Country Christmas will air on ABC on Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. CT with performances by Chris Young, Lady A, Chris Janson and more.