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This Week on Wide Open Country
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The year is 1955 and “The Texas Troubadour”, ERNEST TUBB, is introducing a new singer on ABC TVs Grand Ole Opry show.  Miss PATSY CLINE debuts on the Opry performing “A Church, A Courtroom and Then Goodbye&CloseCu…
This Week on Wide Open Country
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Four months following her death in March of 1963, Decca Records released The Patsy Cline Story, a double album collection consisting of Patsy's best-known songs, including her version of the Hank Cochran penned “She’s Go…
This Week on Wide Open Country
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The date was Sunday, June 4th, 2000 and Country Music fans have flooded Orchard Park for the concert event of the year.  GEORGE STRAIT has rolled into stadium for the George Strait Music Festival featuring King George, MARTINA McBRIDE, LEE ANN WOM…
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An historic recording session took place on this date in 1968 at the Capitol Recording Studio on the famous corner of Hollywood & Vine in Los Angeles, California.  GLEN CAMPBELL records “Wichita Lineman”...w...
This Weekend on Wide Open Country – May 20th
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The year is 1974, and the #1 album on the Country music charts this week falls under the genre on “Swamp Pop”.  Not to be confused with “Swamp Rock”, a genre made popular by acts like Creeden…
This Weekend on Wide Open Country
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Very few artists can sustain a hit-making career that lasts more than a few years, but KENNY ROGERS is truly an exception.  Making music since 1958, “The Gambler” scored a late career hit with “Buy Me A Rose&Close…
Ray Scott Talks with Clay Moden on Wide Open Country [AUDIO]
On Saturday morning's Wide Open Country show, I had the pleasure of speaking with Ray Scott. Ray is one of the few country music artists that truly has kept the roots and traditions of country music alive. As a matter of fact, beyond Jamey Johnson, I can't think of many other stars that are doing wh…

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