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Holiday Playlist: The 10 Manliest Christmas Songs This Side of Paradise

Holiday Playlist: The 10 Manliest Christmas Songs This Side of Paradise

What would the Christmas season be without music? It’s the soundtrack for trimming the tree, wrapping presents and cooking Christmas dinner. While those activities are fun for a lot of folks and Martina McBride’s White Christmas is must-have musical accompaniment, I decided to create the manliest of holiday playlists, perfect for listening to while splitting…MORE

Own a Hunka, Hunka Piece of Burning History, Like Elvis Presley’s Used Electric Razor

Own a Hunka, Hunka Piece of Burning History, Like Elvis Presley’s Used Electric Razor

In honor of Elvis Week (what, you didn’t know Elvis Week is Aug. 10–16?), eBay has partnered with Graceland Auctions for the sale of 195 rare—and unusual—Elvis artifacts. The Auction at Graceland will go live on eBay on Saturday, Aug. 3, at 3 p.m. ET, and will include movie-related memorabilia, archival photography and personal items—my…MORE

Vote Now: Elvis Presley vs. Lee Greenwood in a Fourth of July Face-Off

Vote Now: Elvis Presley vs. Lee Greenwood in a Fourth of July Face-Off

In honor of the Fourth of July, the folks at the NASH offices in Music City narrowed down our two favorite country songs about patriotism to Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA” and Elvis Presley’s “American Trilogy.” Of course, there are plenty of other great country songs about America, including Aaron Tippin’s “Where the Stars…MORE

Return to Sender

Return to Sender

On this day, May 8, 1993, Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Elvis Presley got his own 29-cent postage stamp. He was also born on May 8, 1935.MORE

“Always on My Mind” Songwriter Wayne Carson Dies at 72

“Always on My Mind” Songwriter Wayne Carson Dies at 72

Wayne Carson, a prolific songwriter best known for his award-winning “Always on My Mind,” died Monday (July 20) at age 72 from congestive heart failure and other ailments. Wayne was a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Born in Denver, Wayne moved to Nashville in 1962 and found his first major songwriting success…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

Elvis Fan-atic Mark Chesnutt Visits the King’s Home

Elvis Fan-atic Mark Chesnutt Visits the King’s Home

Originally published in the Feb. 7, 1995 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Mark Chesnutt had a tour fit for The King. A big star of today who’s still a huge fan of Elvis, Mark, who’s currently riding high on the charts with “Going Through the Big D,” took a break from his heavy touring schedule…MORE

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Lady A

Lady A

Lady Antebellum will be the musical guest on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Sept. 19. Tune in to NBC at 11:35 p.m. CT.