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Mel McDaniel Dead at 68

Mel McDaniel Dead at 68

Mel McDaniel, a member of the Grand Ole Opry who was best-known for his 1981 hit “Baby’s Got Her Blue Jeans On,” died March 31 at age 68 after battling cancer. A native of Checotah, Okla., Mel moved to Nashville and landed jobs as a demo singer and songwriter before signing to Capitol Records in…MORE

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Honky Tonk Girl

Loretta Lynn will celebrate her 87th birthday on April 14, but she will get the party started on April 1 with an All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena featuring performances by Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Trisha Yearwood and more.