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Dec
14

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Charley Pride To Receive Master Award At The 3rd Annual Ameripolitan Music Awards

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The 3rd Annual Ameripolitan Music Awards will be held Tuesday, February 16th, 8:00 pm at the historic Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Avenue in downtown Austin, Texas with music legend and past Ameripolitan winner Ray Benson as host. Charley Pride (Master Award) will join Wanda Jackson (Founder of the Sound) and Red Simpson (Founder of the Sound) as special award recipients. Tickets are available at austintheatre.org, the Paramount Theatre box office, and by phone at (512) 474-1221.

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Nov
8

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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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Jun
29

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Kris Kristofferson, Charley Pride, Jim Lauderdale, and More To Be Honored At American Eagle Awards

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The National Music Council will continue its 75th Anniversary Celebrations by bringing its Annual American Eagle Awards presentation to Nashville, Tennessee, for the very first time on July 11, 2015. The highly prestigious Eagle Awards are presented each year in national celebration of an individual’s or an organization’s long term contribution to America’s musical culture and heritage. This year, music legends Kris Kristofferson, Charley Pride and Jim Lauderdale will be honored, along with music management icon Jim Halsey and country music producer/director Sherman Halsey. A special award will be presented to the Nashville Mayor’s Office, Metro Nashville Public Schools, and Country Music Association & Country Music Foundation, for the creation and support of the Music Makes Us arts education initiative.

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Apr
2

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New 10-CD Compilation ‘Country Music of Your Life’ Now Available

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TIME LIFE AND RADIO SYNDICATOR MUSIC OF YOUR LIFE PRESENT COUNTRY MUSIC OF YOUR LIFE,
FEATURING THE SWEETEST COUNTRY BALLADS FROM COUNTRY’S GOLDEN AGE 

150 Songs in Historic 10-CD Set Available Exclusively from Time Life

Television Campaign To Air Nationally,
Hosted By Country Legends Charley Pride and Crystal Gayle 

Time Life, one of the world’s preeminent creators and direct marketers of music and video/DVD products, today announced that consumers will be able to bask in country’s “Golden Age” with COUNTRY MUSIC OF YOUR LIFE, presented by Time Life and radio program syndicator, Music of Your Life (OTCBB:MYLI). Offering the ultimate collection of 150 lush country ballads from the ’50s through the ’70s, the COUNTRY MUSIC OF YOUR LIFE 10-CD set is available direct from Time Life by calling 800-924-6086 or visiting https://timelife.com/products/country-music-of-your-life.

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Mar
10

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Charley Pride Heads To UK for April/May Tour

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Serial touring act and country music trailblazer Charley Pride is set to return to UK shores to play five shows in April and May this year. One of the genre’s few African-American artists to make it big, he rose to fame in the 1970s and pushed racial boundaries in the conservative format, but first and foremost made great music that transcended the limitations of time and genre. You can currently buy his two latest albums – ‘Pride & Joy’ (a compilation of Christian recordings) and ‘Ultimate Hits Collection’ (which of course spans all of his greatest releases). Read on for the full details!

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Jun
18

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The Oak Ridge Boys Join Martina McBride, Charley Pride, Larry Gatlin & More On The 2015 Country Music Cruise

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THE OAK RIDGE BOYS JOIN MARTINA MCBRIDE, CHARLEY PRIDE, LARRY GATLIN & THE GATLIN BROTHERS AND MORE
ON THE 2015 COUNTRY MUSIC CRUISE


Country Legends Mix With Fans During Seven Day Cruise Through The Caribbean January 18-25, 2015

The Oak Ridge Boys have just been added to the superstar lineup of artists performing aboard the 2015 Country Music Cruise (http://www.countrymusiccruise.com), which will also feature performances by Martina McBride, Charley Pride, Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers, Lorrie Morgan, John Anderson, Aaron Tippin, Darryl Worley, Asleep at The Wheel, Restless Heart, Johnny Lee, Wade Hayes, Bryan White, The Roys, Brett Kissel, comedian John Reep and Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys. Beloved television personality Lorianne Crook, of the long-running talk show Crook & Chase, will return as the official host of the annual seven day voyage aboard the luxurious Holland America ms Eurodam, which travels throughout the Caribbean from January 1825 with stops in the picturesque ports of Nassau, St. Thomas, St. Croix and the private island Half Moon Cay. 

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