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Alan Jackson Brings Bluegrass To Carnegie Hall

Alan Jackson brought his bluegrass flair and country fan base to New York’s Carnegie Hall last night (October 28) for a substantial, crowd-pleasing two-hour set that was full of emotion, and contained a few surprises as well.

10/31/2013

Ricky Skaggs

Interview: Ricky Skaggs Talks Bluegrass and Traditionalism in Country Music

“When I was five years old, my dad bought me a mandolin and stuck it in my bed. A lot of kids carry around a little blanket as their fun thing to hold on to. That mandolin became my blankie.”

10/17/2013

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Alan Jackson Talks About His New ‘Bluegrass Album’ & Reminisces About Leaving Georgia

Alan Jackson is no stranger to traditional country music. For his latest release though, he decided to do things differently.

09/26/2013

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Dolly Parton Song Added To The National Recording Registry

The Library of Congress today announced that 25 songs and sound recordings have been added to the National Recording Registry.

05/23/2012

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Ricky Skaggs To Be Honored For 30 Years As Opry Member

One of the biggest country hitmakers of the 1980s, Ricky Skaggs, is getting yet another honor: a special Grand Ole Opry tribute in celebration of his 30th anniversary as an Opry member.

05/02/2012

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