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50 Country Songs to Get You Through Your Next Summer Road Trip [Playlist]

50 Country Songs to Get You Through Your Next Summer Road Trip [Playlist]

A quick Google search for “road trip country songs” will get you a list of songs featuring “road” in the title. While we enjoy Willie Nelson’s “On the Road Again” and Brooks & Dunn’s “Red Dirt Road” as much as anyone, we decided to dig a little deeper to create a 50-song playlist for your…MORE

Hall of Fame Producer Billy Sherrill Dies at 78

Hall of Fame Producer Billy Sherrill Dies at 78

Producer and songwriter Billy Sherrill, best known for his work with George Jones and Tammy Wynette, died Tuesday (Aug. 4) at age 78 following a brief illness. Billy was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, elected in 2010. The native of Alabama produced Tammy Wynette’s signature hit “Stand by Your Man” and also had…MORE

George Jones Museum Draws Stars to Grand Opening

George Jones Museum Draws Stars to Grand Opening

George Jones would be proud to see the showplace in his honor, the George Jones Museum in Nashville, noted his widow, Nancy Jones, at the museum’s grand opening, Thursday night (April 23), in Nashville. The gala event drew an A-list of celebrities and local dignitaries to celebrate and get a firsthand look at the museum, certain…MORE

Country Weekly 2013 Issue Archive

Country Weekly 2013 Issue Archive

2013-01-07_CW01 American Country Awards: Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Lauren Alaina and Jake Owen 2013-01-14_CW02 George Strait 2013-01-21_CW03 Gary Allan 2013-01-28_CW04 Keith Urban 2013-02-04_CW05 Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert 2013-02-11_CW06 George Strait and Wife 2013-02-18_CW07 Tim McGraw 2013-02-25_CW08 Blake Shelton and Ray Price 2013-03-04_CW09 Jason Aldean 2013-03-11_CW10 Luke Bryan 2013-03-18_CW11 George Strait 2013-03-25_CW12 Reba…MORE

George Jones Dead at 81

George Jones Dead at 81

George Jones, widely regarded as the greatest vocalist in country music history, died today (April 26) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville at age 81. George had been hospitalized last week after tests showed a fever and irregular blood pressure. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, along with four children and several grandchildren.…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

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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).