Country Music Hall of Fame, Grand Ole Opry member and southern rock legend Charlie Daniels passed away this morning, Monday, July 6th at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee. Doctors determined the cause of death was a hemorrhagic stroke. Daniels was 83.
Grammy®, AMA, ACM and CMA award winning country music singer and Grand Ole Opry member Crystal Gayle joins an all-star line-up of Irish and Irish American artists including Nathan Carter, Celtic Thunder, Chloë Agnew (Celtic Woman), Moya Brennan (Clannad), Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh (Altan), The High Kings, John Carter Cash and Larry Gatlin on a new version of the song called “May The Road Rise – A New Dawn.
Grammy Award winning, Songwriters Hall of Fame Member John Prine passed away at age 73 due to Covid-19. Some of his most legendary hits include, “Hello in There,” “Sam Stone,” “Angel From Montgomery” and “Paradise.” Prine used these masterpieces to highlight moments that the average mind grazed over with empathetic words and light-hearted lines. Writing for big industry names such as Johnny Cash, George Strait, Don Williams, the Everly Brothers, Carl Perkins and Bette Midler, all while being a singer, author, actor and record label owner, leaves Prine with one of the most renowned legacies in music history. Prine was not only a poetic prodigy, but a friend to many in the music and entertainment industry.
Fellow Artists and Friends Remember and Mourn The Loss of Grand Ole Opry Great Jan Howard and Country Music’s “Pickup Man,” Joe Diffie
Nineties country-music hitmaker Joe Diffie died Sunday, March 29th due to complications related to COVID-19. The feel-good tunes that Diffie created continue to bless fans around the world. In all, Diffie charted 18 Top 10 singles, with the majority reaching the top five, including 1993 radio essentials “Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox (If I Die)” and iconic song, “John Deere Green.” Diffie’s popular hits also include “Home,” “Third Rock From the Sun,” “Pickup Man,” “If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets),” and “Bigger Than the Beatles.”
Chart-topping country leading lady and 49 year member of the Grand Ole Opry, Jan Howard, died peacefully on Saturday, March 28th at age 91 in Gallatin, Tennessee. In 1960 Howard relocated from Los Angeles to Nashville, where she began appearing on the Opry. Howard would sing demos of songs including “I Fall to Pieces,” a monumental success for Patsy Cline. Howard would also team with Opry star Bill Anderson on a number of duets, including her sole number one, “For Loving You.” After a recording career with Capitol Records, she was signed to Decca’s label, landing a top five single with “Evil on Your Mind.”
Friends and fellow artists mourn the tragic losses and recall fond memories that they’ve shared and will forever cherish with Jan Howard and Joe Diffie.
Remembering Kenny Rogers Hosted By T. Graham Brown Special Set To Air On SiriusXM’s Prime Country Channel 58, Premieres Friday, March 27th At 9/8c
Country hit-maker T. Graham Brown will host ‘Remembering Kenny Rogers’ special to premiere Friday, March 27th at 9/8c on SiriusXM’s Prime Country Channel 58. This heartwarming two-hour show will feature live cuts from Kenny Rogers’ ‘Live By Request’ album and more. As part of the tribute, some of Kenny’s closest friends share their most precious memories and remember Kenny Rogers through the years. T. Graham Brown hosts LIVE WIRE each month on the channel, showcasing live cuts & interviews with some of T. Graham Brown’s closest friends and heroes while sharing fun stories about life on the road.
(download high res art) Originally released in 1986 by Warner Brothers Records, the digitally reissued album was remastered by Crystal’s son, Christos GatzimosFeaturing classic Christmas favorites like "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," "Jingle Bells" and "Little...
Crystal Gayle Releases First New Album In 16 Years Today: ‘You Don’t Know Me’ Including First Ever Recording With Sister Loretta Lynn
(Download High Res) The pristinely produced 'You Don’t Know Me' album beautifully showcases her elegant vocal delivery and a deep, abiding connection to vintage country music."- Stephen L. Betts, Rolling Stone “Her stature [as a queen of country pop] long ago...
Crystal Gayle Releases “Ribbon Of Darkness” Today With Lyric Video, From Forthcoming New Album ‘You Don’t Know Me’ Out On Sept. 6
[Click to watch] Gayle's first new album in 16 years features new recordings of classic country standards – originally written or recorded by Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Buck Owens, George Jones, Marty Robbins, Hank Williams, and more. Upcoming appearances include...
Download high res album art: click here New album features classic country standards, plus a highly anticipated trio with sisters Loretta Lynn, and Peggy Sue Wright Pre-sale & first single "Ribbon of Darkness" available Aug. 9 "She has had her share of success on...
Charley Pride, Crystal Gayle, T. Graham Brown, Oak Ridge Boys, JD Shelburne, Shane Owens, Tim Atwood To Appear & Perform During CMA Fest 2019
Ava Rowland: June 4-9avarowland.com | 2911 Media assets page* Ava premiered her new video “Exit Sign” on May 17. Click here to watch.* "Exit Sign" is the second single from her 2018 EP, Polaroid Picture, and is available via...