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The Night Country Got Its Soul Back: Chris Stapleton & Justin Timberlake Resurrect Country’s Great Rhythm & Blues Legacy

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“Sing it,” you could hear someone shout from the bandstand urging Chris Stapleton on during “Tennessee Whiskey.”

“Break it down one more time,” Justin Timberlake commanded the rhythm section during “Drink You Away.”

It was the night Chris Stapleton and Justin Timberlake took Nashville to church at the Country Music Association Awards. The two pretty much upended the formula of country pop and made Jason Aldean with his pyrotechnics and Florida Georgia Line, trying hard to be coiffed, seem downright silly. As Nashville producer Buddy Cannon said later on Facebook, “the pendulum swings.” It only took about eight minutes for it happen.

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Jamey Johnson, Buddy Cannon, Scotty Emerick Headline Songwriters 4 Songwriters Show

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Show to Benefit The Pen Fund; Advance Tickets Available Now

Jamey Johnson, Buddy Cannon and Scotty Emerick will kick off fundraising efforts for The Pen Fund with a hometown show on Wednesday, July 29 at 3rd and Lindsley (818 3rd Avenue South).  Dubbed Songwriters 4 Songwriters, the event will benefit songwriters with Pancreatic cancer.  TPF supports disease awareness and furthers cutting-edge breakthroughs in research and development for early detection and treatment.  Tickets are $20 online and $25 day of show; the doors open at 6 p.m. and the music starts at 7:30.  For those who cannot attend the show, donations can be made directly to The Pen Fund at www.thepenfund.org or by logging on to your PayPal Account.

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