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20 Years Ago: George Jones Undergoes Triple Bypass Surgery on His 63rd Birthday

Twenty years ago today, on Sept. 12, 1994, George Jones had a birthday to remember, even if it wasn't the way he had hoped. It was on this day that the singer had triple bypass surgery at Nashville's Baptist Hospital, where remained hospitalized for one week.

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Randy Travis’ Name Removed From Hometown Sign — See Before and After Pictures

Randy Travis' hometown of Marshville, N.C., has a new welcome sign -- and it's missing the singer's name.

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Listen to George Strait Sing ‘Murder on Music Row’ with Alan Jackson at His Final Concert

George Strait's 'Cowboy Rides Away' tour finale in Dallas was an event for the ages. King George broke an attendance record, and put on an incredible show. Now, we're getting our first taste of the upcoming live album from that magical show.

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Alabama Announce ‘Alabama and Friends at the Ryman’ CD, DVD

Award-winning band Alabama is only a few weeks away from releasing 'Alabama & Friends at the Ryman' in multiple formats. The project, which features several of their superstar friends, will be available in DVD, DVD/2CD, 2CD, digital and limited-edition 2LP formats.

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Willie Nelson’s Braids Among Items to Be Sold at Waylon Jennings’ Auction

Willie Nelson's famous braids will soon be available for purchase. The 'On the Road Again' singer's hair will be sold at an auction on Oct. 5, along with several other items owned by the late Waylon Jennings. Nelson gave Jennings' the hair after he cut it off in 1983 as a sign of support for his friend, when Jennings decided to become sober.

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The Five Most Underrated Garth Brooks Songs

Garth Brooks is going to make you buy whole albums instead of just the singles. Here are five reasons why that's not so bad.

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Stoney LaRue Covers Gary Stewart’s ‘An Empty Glass’ Live

Stoney LaRue is coming to Abilene for the 'Back To School Bash' on 9/11, and if I could request one song for Stoney to do live, it would be 'An Empty Glass'. A few years ago Stoney payed tribute to Gary Stewart by reprising the song 'An Empty Glass'. Check it out.

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Texas Native Beyonce Celebrates 33rd Birthday

Happy birthday, Queen Bey!

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Trisha Yearwood ‘Excited, Nervous … Scared to Death’ About Releasing ‘PrizeFighter’

The last time Trisha Yearwood released new music, President George W. Bush was in office and people were still trying to guess how ABC's 'Lost' would end. A lot -- like a whole lot -- has changed in the industry since, and the star is admittedly nervous about where she'll fit. In many ways, Yearwood sees herself as the fighter in her new single 'PrizeFighter.'

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Country Legend Don Williams Coming to the Abilene Civic Center November 12th

It's been more than 4 decades since Don Williams began his string of chart-topping country hits. More than 30 albums later, the Country Music Hall of Fame inductee is still making great music and touring. Fans will have the opportunity to see Williams in concert, as he brings his show to the Abilene Civic Center on Wednesday, November 12th.

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The 9th Annual Larry Joe Taylor ‘Rhymes and Vines Texas Music Fest’ is Coming September 18-20

Roger Creager, Deryl Dodd and Brandon Rhyder are among the artists that will join Larry Joe Taylor's 9th annual 'Rhymes & Vines Music Festival' September 18-20 at Melody Mountain Ranch in Stephenville. This 3-day event combines live music from some of LJT's closest friends, a homebrew and wine maker competition, cooking demonstrations and camping, all in one.

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Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp
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Farm Aid 2014 Benefit Concert to Take Place September 13th in North Carolina [UPDATED]

The 2014 Farm Aid benefit concert is coming September 13th. The 27th benefit for American family farmers will take place for the first time ever in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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