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.
Throughout his expansive career, international country music icon Lee Greenwood has earned multiple CMA and ACM Awards, a Grammy Award for Top Male Vocal Performance on “I.O.U,” in 1985, and a multitude of other prestigious award nominations. Now, in 2020, as Greenwood has announced and celebrates his ‘Hits Tour presented by ABC Supply Company,’ his music will be spotlighted during a one-hour performance special airing on SiriusXM’s Prime Country channel 58 starting this Friday, February 28.
Dolly Parton, Lee Greenwood, Lonestar, Collin Raye, T.G. Sheppard, Drew Baldridge, Abby Anderson And More To Perform For The Gift Of Music Concert On January 30, 2020 At The Historic Ryman Auditorium
The Dustin J. Wells Foundation’s The Gift of Music concert to benefit the W.O. Smith Music School and the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation announces Dolly Parton, Lee Greenwood, Lonestar, Collin Raye, T.G. Sheppard, Drew Baldridge, Abby Anderson, Artimus Pyle Band, Eric Lee Beddingfield, Red Mountain Bluegrass Band, Brad and Maisy Stella, Taylon Hope, and Scott Bass will take the stage of the historic Ryman Auditorium on January 30, 2020 at 7pm. Tickets for The Gift of Music Concert are $100 and $85 (for obstructed view) plus applicable services charges and are available online starting at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 24th.
Lee Greenwood Announces Initial Concert Dates For “The Hits Tour 2020” Presented By ABC Supply Co. Inc.
Nashville, Tenn. – Lee Greenwood is a Grammy award winner, a CMA award winner, an ACM award winner, a Presidential appointee to the National Endowment for the Arts and has an undeniable catalog of 7 number one singles, 20 Top 10 singles, and 38 hit singles...
Lee Greenwood Honors Kathie Lee Gifford, Joins Ambassador Nikki Haley, ‘Lone Survivor’ Marcus Luttrell & Military Veterans At Helping A Hero’s 2019 National Gala In Houston
(L-R) Lee Greenwood, Kathie Lee Gifford, Buddy Grantham | Photo by: AlexandersFinePortraits.com (high res) The Helping a Hero Gala raised more than $1 million to fund its programs including new home construction for severely wounded U.S. military veterans HOUSTON,...
‘Thank You, Mister Rogers: Music & Memories’ Album Available Now – Featuring Lee Greenwood, Kellie Pickler, Vanessa Williams, Jon Secada, Micky Dolenz, Jim Brickman, Rita Wilson, Tom Bergeron and More!
(L to R): Gary Dales (Audio Engineer), Dennis Scott (Producer), Lee Greenwood, Johnathan Pushkar (Associate Producer) and Rob Blair (Photographer) / Photo Credit: Jason Ashcraft / high res Twelve Award-winning Artists And Notable TV Personalities Perform Mister Rogers...
Tune-In: Lee Greenwood Set To Perform For Naturalization Ceremony On Fox & Friends Monday, November 11th
Launches new merchandise on www.leegreenwood.com NEW YORK, N.Y. — America’s patriot and Grammy award-winning country music artist Lee Greenwood will perform his handcrafted hit “God Bless The USA,” on Veteran’s Day in New York City during the Naturalization Ceremony...
Greenwood Continues National Arts Council Appointment Which Began in 2008 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two time CMA Male Vocalist Of The Year, and GRAMMY-winning country music artist Lee Greenwood was announced today as an appointee to the John F. Kennedy Center Board of...