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Jody Payne, Longtime Willie Nelson Guitarist, Dead at 77

A longtime member of Willie Nelson's band died over the weekend. Jody Payne, Nelson's guitarist until 2008, woke up feeling ill on Saturday (Aug. 10) and died from cardiac problems at 5:12AM.

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Carrie Underwood, Loretta Lynn + More Duet With Willie Nelson on Upcoming ‘To All the Girls’ Album

When you pair the legendary Willie Nelson with some of today's most influential female singers, you get a record that everyone will be talking about long after its release this fall. Appropriately titled 'To All the Girls...' the album combines Nelson's iconic voice with those of Carrie Underwood, Loretta Lynn and many other phenomenal female voices. 

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2 Country Songs Every True Fan Should Know [VIDEO]

If you call yourself a "real country fan," you should know two songs that both celebrate an anniversary today.

Today's country music sure is a lot different than these two songs. However, it is good to know where our great genre has been and where it is today if you are going to be a big-time fan.

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See Footage From Toby Keith’s Oklahoma Tornado Relief Concert — Including Garth Brooks Back On The Stage! [PICTURES / VIDEO]

Toby Keith did his hometown proud at Saturday's Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert at the University of Oklahoma, as 60,000 people packed a sold-out show.

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Willie Nelson and Farm Aid 2013 Headed to New York

Almost 25 years ago, country icon Willie Nelson, along with rockers Neil Young and John Mellencamp, dreamt up the Farm Aid Music Festival. It's still going strong today, widely known as the longest-running benefit concert in the country, and will once again take place this fall, in upstate New York.

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Willie Nelson, Darius Rucker Awarded Honorary Doctorates

It proved an interesting weekend for higher education in country music circles last weekend, as country stars Willie Nelson and Darius Rucker both became honorary doctors of music.

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Willie Nelson’s ‘The Hobbit 2′: Watch the Country Legend’s Stoned Gandalf Audition

" a good actor, but, hell, I'm Willie Nelson!" That's right, you are.

The legendary country star and marijuana enthusiast turns 80 years old on Tuesday, but instead of us honoring him with a gift, he's given the world the best thing ever -- a spoof audition reel for 'The Hobbit 2.' What would the Peter Jackson-directed films look like with Nelson in the role of Gandalf? Here's a taste.

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Willie Nelson Celebrates 80th Birthday With ‘CMT Crossroads’ Special

Iconic country musician Willie Nelson will celebrate his 80th birthday on April 30. He marked the special occasion by taping a special for CMT in Nashville last week. Nelson was joined by an all-star roster for a special episode of CMT Crossroads titled 'Willie Nelson and Friends from Third Man Records.'

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Miranda Lambert Featured on Willie Nelson’s Next Album

The ink is barely dry on the cover of Willie Nelson's most recent album release, 'Let's Face the Music and Dance.' But the legendary country star is already working on his next project, which he has been cutting in Nashville. The disc features duets with some of the top female vocalists in the world -- including Miranda Lambert.

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Kenny Chesney, Willie Nelson + More to Join Zac Brown Band at the 2013 Southern Ground Music and Food Festival

After a great first run in Nashville last year, the Southern Ground Music and Food Festival will return to Music City September 27-28, 2013. Of course, Zac Brown Band will be back with a host of friends from country music and other genres to make this year's sensory experience even better.

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Willie Nelson Using Birthday Concert to Benefit West, Texas Victims

There are many country music artists who are reeling from the recent tragic explosion in West, Texas at the West Fertilizer Co. It hits especially close to home for the iconic Willie Nelson, as the accident happened in a town six miles south of his hometown of Abbott, Texas. The legend taking action and turning his 80th birthday celebration into a benefit concert for the West Volunteer Fire Department.

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Celebrate Willie Nelson’s 80th Birthday With WYRK And Beer [VIDEO]

Buffalo On Tap is this Saturday afternoon at the Buffalo Convention Center. I am looking forward to checking this out. I have never been to a beer tasting event before, and it sounds like this will be a perfect time to start. With over 100+ samples of beer, live music and bbq, how can you go wrong? To add to the fun, it's a good way to celebrate the birth of a legend.

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