Mel Tillis 'Already Cracking Jokes' After Heart SurgeryCountry legend Mel Tillis has undergone heart surgery. Luckily, the surgery appears to have been a success, and the 81-year-old artist is already "recovering very nicely."
Vince Gill & Paul Franklin Tell Stories About 'Bakersfield'"This record came from such a beautiful place of reverence and respect," Gill told Radio.com about "Bakersfield," which was just issued in a deluxe version. "The fact that Merle [Haggard] wrote the liner notes and got to hear it, that to me was reason enough for making it."
The Merle Haggard Album 'Okie from Muskogee' Is Getting a 45th Anniversary ReissueIn honor of its 45th anniversary, Haggard's live "Okie from Muskogee" album is getting reissued later this month. And as a bonus, a second disc will feature his 1970 album "The Fightin' Side of Me."
Ray Price Returns Home to Texas for Hospice Care"I love my fans and have devoted my life to reaching out to them. I appreciate their support all these years and I hope I haven't let them down. I am at peace."
Jamey Johnson Brings 'Outlaw' Originals, Classic Covers To A Packed Joe's Bar In Chicago
RIP 'Chevy Van' Singer And Country Hitmaker Sammy Johns
Jerrod Niemann Embraces New Technology On 'Free The Music'"One thing about Nashville is we always respect our forefathers and sisters who built country music before us. It's exciting to take old technology [and] transform it into a new sound in our own way."
Ode To Bobbie GentryThe Mississippi-born singer and songwriter gave us two of the most iconic songs of the late 1960s. She turns 68 years old today.
Glen Campbell Charms Fans, Picks Mean Guitar During 'Goodbye' Show In ChicagoHe may have Alzheimer's, but on stage Glen Campbell can still sing, charm his fans, and play guitar like the dickens. His 18-song set in Chicago was a playful, endearing run through his best-known songs.
George Jones Is Back In The Hospital, More Shows PostponedThe illness that has been dogging country legend George Jones for the past several weeks apparently is not going away.
George Jones - April 20th MN Show RescheduledCountry legend George Jones has postponed two upcoming concerts in Minnesota and South Dakota this weekend, due to his continued recovery from a recent illness. According to a statement on his website, this came via doctors' orders.
Earl Scruggs, Bluegrass Legend And Banjo Pioneer, Dies At 88