Posts Tagged ‘Country’

Country Music Hall of Fame member Jimmy Dean dies at 81

Country Music Hall of Fame member Jimmy Dean dies at 81

Country Music Hall of Fame member Jimmy Dean died Sunday night (June 13) at his home in Varina, Va., at age 81. His wife, Donna Meade Dean, told The Associated Press her husband had health problems but was still functioning well and was looking forward to his formal induction into the Hall of Fame later this year […]

EXCLUSIVE: Whiskey & Co. “Rust Colors” album stream, plus interview

EXCLUSIVE: Whiskey & Co. “Rust Colors” album stream, plus interview

Here at Country Music Pride, we appreciate the finer things in life. We love whiskey, and we love good company. So naturally, we’d love a band called Whiskey & Company. And it turns out Whiskey & Co. loves us –– so much in fact that Country Music Pride is exclusively streaming their new album, Rust […]

Alison Krauss and Union Station to Perform at the White House

Alison Krauss and Union Station to Perform at the White House

Burlington, MA – On Tuesday, July 21 Rounder recording artist, Alison Krauss and Union Station will participate in the ongoing White House music series celebrating the arts and demonstrating the importance of arts education. This event will feature Country Music artists Alison Krauss and Union Station and Brad Paisley. Krauss and Paisley will participate in […]

CHUCK RAGAN SET TO RELEASE NEW FULL LENGTH 'GOLD COUNTRY' SEPT.1, 2009

CHUCK RAGAN SET TO RELEASE NEW FULL LENGTH 'GOLD COUNTRY' SEPT.1, 2009

CHUCK’S ANNUAL ‘REVIVAL TOUR’ WILL KICK OFF THIS FALL Los Angeles, CA – June 23, 2009. For most of us the phrase Gold Country evokes memories of the 49ers who flocked to California by boat and covered wagon in order to seek fortune for themselves and their families. Chuck Ragan’s latest disc may be coming […]

Win a Dolly autographed CD!

Win a Dolly autographed CD!

Country Music Goodness and Dolly Parton are giving away a signed CD from Dolly! The contest runs from October 10, 2008 at 12:00 p.m. PDT and ends on November 15, 2008 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Click here to enter! Winners will be selected by a random drawing from among eligible entries received. Winners will be […]

Earl Scruggs

Earl Scruggs

Just a few quick facts about the mighty Earl Scruggs; 1) Earl Scruggs was born in Shelby, North Carolina in Cleveland County. 2) Earl began pickin’ on the banjo at age four and by the age of ten he had developed the infamous “Scruggs style” (amongst other names) banjo picking style. 3) Ol’ Earl can […]