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Country Legend Ray Price Dies

Ray Price both revolutionized country music and rankled loyalists over the decades as he helped define a genre.

10 Questions for Natalie Maines

The last time you were in TIME, you were on the cover with the Dixie Chicks. Then nothing for seven years. What have you been doing? I've been being a mother...

Mindy McCready

'I call my life a beautiful mess and organized chaos ... I think that's really the life of a celebrity, of a big, huge, giant personality.' As a young...

Everything You Need to Know About Earl Scruggs

Earl Scruggs, the bluegrass great, died on Wednesday at the age of 88. A pioneering banjo player who helped create modern country music, his sound is instantly...

Road Trip Day 7: My Life is s Country Music Song

Austin, Texas And here’s the first verse: I murdered my iphone in a margarita last night We’d just seen Arcade Fire and I was feelin’ all right My wife set her...

Jimmy Dean

Jimmy Dean, who died June 13 at 81, was a great friend and fellow Texan. Our lives paralleled each other's in so many ways: we were both born in small Texas...

Dancing with the Stats

I can only imagine what went through the minds of Dancing with the Stars celebrities like wrestler Stacy Keibler, radio personality Adam Corolla or country...

Music: America's Ruffian

Toby Keith's gift as a performer is that he can hold a grudge for 11 years, or at least pretend to. Despite the fact that he is country music's biggest male star...