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Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road Premiere New Video – Living With the Shades Pulled Down

“Living With the Shades Pulled Down,” is the latest video released by Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road.  The Merle Haggard song was originally written by Boudleaux Bryant and Felice Bryant, and can be found on their latest self-titled album, released …
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Erica Hoyt – Love Me For Me

Just like the Lone Star state where she’s from, newcomer Erica Hoyt has a wide open sound and vocal range, to boot. Take one listen to “Lovin’ A Wild Thing,” and you will see what I mean. She has a vocal style that is very much refined and polished. In fact, the song is the definition of the term “Radio Friendly,” with a ton of vocal…
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New Single From Johnny Orr Band Shines Light On Autism

At its’ central core, music is about touching people’s hearts with lyrics the listener can relate to. “We’ll Get By (The Autism Song),” the latest release from the Johnny Orr Band,is definitely one such song. “A friend of mine asked me to write the song in 2012,” Orr told MNN. “Candi Spitz and I became friends on Facebook, and she has twin sons – Brendan and Jaden – who are autistic. She had just spoke out about some of the songs that I had done, and thought that I might be…
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The Oak Ridge Boys – Boys’ Night Out

There’s nothing quite like the excitement of an Oak Ridge Boys show. However, the legendary quartet has never released an album documenting that experience – until now. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the line-up of Golden, Allen, Sterban, and Bonsall that we all know and love, the group has chosen fourteen of their biggest hits to give the live treatment to. As is the case with live albums, you tend to know what…
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Nick Verzosa & The Noble Union – Love In Principle

Over the past decade and a half or so, the Texas Music world has given us some very talented singer-songwriters. One act that looks to be quickly making a name for themselves on that list is Nick Verzosa and the Noble Union. But, don’t necessairily think this is the same old Texas music that you hear time in and time out. Seriously, there’s more to life – even in the Lone Star state than drinking, armadillos, and proclaiming…
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Dylan Shearer Premieres “Mold in the Fold” on Brooklyn Vegan

Cut from the cloth of early Soft Machine and Kevin Ayers-isms, “garagearray” is a lofty, loopy flight in a candy floss-clouded sky, with an ever-present darkness just below the surface. It’s wonderfully off the cuff, in moments reminiscent of a …
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Kelley Hunt Brings “The Beautiful Bones” to Life on Her New CD, Coming May 20 on 88 Records

88 Records announces a May 20 release date for The Beautiful Bones, the new CD from Kansas City-based singer/songwriter/keyboardist/guitarist Kelley Hunt. Her magnificent voice fleshes out the 12 original songs all written or co-written by her with a sound that recalls the best of …
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Singer Songwriter Beth Orton Signs Publishing Deal with BMG

Beth Orton has signed a worldwide, exclusive co-publishing deal with BMG Chrysalis US which now represents her entire 20 year catalog of songs. The Brit Award-winning singer-songwriter is known for her thoughtful lyrics and unique pairing of folk and electronica. …
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Pimps of Joytime – Brooklyn Funk Live in Nashville 4/23

The Brooklyn-based Pimps of Joytime live and breathe an irresistible groove that blurs conventional genre boundaries, creating a highly engaging, funky party that you’d eagerly stumble across on the streets of New Orleans or in a New York nightclub. Tonight, the soulful …
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JAMEY JASTA Talks About HATEBREED’s Forthcoming Headline Performance on Day 1 of the 2014 Black N Blue Bowl in Brooklyn, NY

On March 11, 2014, Black N’ Blue Productions
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Country Music Superstar Josh Turner To Sign Copies Of His First Book On April 22 In Franklin, TN

Country music superstar Josh Turner will be at Lifeway Christian Store, located at 1725 Galleria Blvd. in Franklin, Tenn. (just outside Nashville), on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm to sign copies of his first book, Man Stuff: Thoughts …
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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs and Guy Gerber Join IMS Engage in LA as Speakers

The International Music Summit (IMS) today announced that Israeli DJ/producer, Guy Gerber, and music icon and mogul, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, will join IMS Engage in conversation on April 16 at the W Hotel Hollywood in Los Angeles. The pairing of Guy Gerber …
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Jimmy Yeary – “I Drive Your Truck” Score Big Again

Multi-award winning Country songwriter Jimmy Yeary is celebrating again. He and his co-writers Jessi Alexander and Connie Harrington have won another major award for their mega-hit “I Drive Your Truck” recorded by Lee Brice. The ACM honored this song with …
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Brooklyn’s Field Mouse to Release LP July 22 on Topshelf Records

Brooklyn, NY’s Field Mouse will release a new LP on July 22 via Topshelf Records. Officially formed in 2010 by vocalist/guitarist Rachel Browne and producer/guitarist Andrew Futral, the duo eventually expanded into a four piece,with the addition of Saysha Heinzman on bass and Tim …
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Winter Jam Once Again Crowned World’s Biggest Tour In A Year Of Innovative Firsts

NewSong’s Winter Jam 2014 Tour Spectacular has wrapped the biggest and most innovative season in its 19-year history, reigning once again as the world’s largest first quarter tour, according to Pollstar. For the fourth consecutive year, Winter Jam tops Pollstar’s First Quarter Year …
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PawnShop Kings – Self Titled

Listening to the music of brother act The PawnShop Boys will take you back in time a little bit. Their sibling harmonies are very much influenced by the sounds of Don & Phil Everly – as are so many duets that have come down the pike since then. That being said, that is just a comparison of their vocal stylings, as there is nothing dated…
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Deer Lodge – George Jones

Tribute records are nothing new in Country Music, but this set – which pays homage to the ‘Possum’ is one of the most musically diverse and interesting sets that you will hear this year – 0r any other. Deer Lodge is an independent label based in Portland, OR. It’s owned by Bert Sperling and Ezra Meredith, who are both huge Jones fans. OK, everybody says that. But, the two prove their admiration for Jones via the track selection…
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Sivu Premieres “Can’t Stop Now” (Bombay Bicycle Club Remix) Video On Kick Kick Snare

Born in the sleepy town of St.Ives, Cambridgeshire, but moving to London to pursue music, 24-year-old James Page struggled to adapt to the capital. He worked as an administrator for a bailiff company, played a crash-course of depressing open mic …
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Steve Wariner To Perform On “Reno’s Old Time Music” On RFD-TV This Saturday, April 12

Country music legend Steve Wariner will make his debut appearance on “Reno’s Old Time Music” on the RFD-TV network this Saturday, April 12, at 7:00 PM/EDT (6:00 PM/CDT). The show will re-air on Sunday, April 13 at 2:30 AM/EDT (1:30 AM/CDT). Wariner performed two of his …
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RONNIE JAMES DIO “This Is Your Life” Tribute Compilation Album Debuts at #20 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart!

This just in! Ronnie James Dio’s This Is Your Life tribute compilation has debuted at #20 on the Billboard Top 200 charts! The album continues to show impressive numbers on Amazon, placing at #1 in New & Notable Hard Rock and Metal releases, …
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