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As a new TV biography is about to chronicle her racy 25-year country music career, Tanya Tucker casts a brief glance back over her shoulder. Read More
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Mac McAnally builds on his amazingly successful career with “You First” . . . while trying his best to avoid the spotlight. Read More
Waylon Jennings’ first No. 1 was a song nobody liked. “The label said it was the biggest piece of junk they’d ever heard and didn’t want me to do it,” he recalls. Read More
This Christmas, Billy Ray Cyrus gathers his family around him and celebrates a career that’s back on track again. Read More
Radiant in motherhood and riding the close-to-home emotions of “Backseat of a Greyhound Bus,’ Sara Evans basks in the arrival of a new baby daughter. Read More
“I don’t give a damn if I make 50 million dollars, you won’t see me driving a brand new car. Because possessions . . . money . . . that don’t matter to me.” Read More
Willie Nelson’s 65 years go by “in just a cotton-picking minute” Read More
Patsy Cline grows even brighter this month with the addition of the Lifetime Achievment Award to her list of honors. Read More
Willie, who describes himself to Bradley as a “redneck hippie,” talks about drugs—“I gave up whiskey for weed, and I came out way better off”—and the death of his oldest son, Billy, in 1991. “You think you’re prepared for when your parents die, or your grandparents, but you’re never prepared for a child to go,” he tells Bradley. “There’s no way you can get prepared for that.” Read More
He struggled with spirituality but emerged a messenger of God. Read More
When Jerry Reed thinks of the CMA Awards, he recalls a kidnapped trophy and friendship strong enough to withstand a hammer’s blow. Read More
His romantic ballads defined country in the 1970s. Read More
Over the course of eight months in 2003, Carlene Carter said farewell to four of the people closest to her. Read More
Country’s comic finds happiness at home. Read More
The making of the eighth official Tennessee state song. Read More
Widow Lorrie talks about the voice that will never die. Read More