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Stories with person: Garth Brooks
  • Program allows Wakulla inmates to perform in musical choir 
    Updated: Jul-26-15 9:49 am

    CRAWFORDVILLE, Florida - Inmates stomped their feet and clapped along to Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues" recently at Wakulla Correctional Institution, with raucous whooping and hollering. The music, however, wasn't coming from a six-string wielding rock star with a southern growl but rather the elegantly-harmonized voices of inmates.

  • Songwriter, music producer 'Buddy' Buie dies in Alabama 
    Updated: Jul-19-15 7:10 pm

    ATLANTA - Perry "Buddy" Buie, a songwriter and producer who helped form the Atlanta Rhythm Section and then fuel its success with the lyrics he wrote for the band, has died. He was 74.

  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway could host more concerts 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 8:33 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis Motor Speedway would like to expand concert offerings after the Rolling Stones played a successful Fourth of July show at the race track that drew tens of thousands of fans, race track President Doug Boles said.

  • Country music acts quietly abandon Confederate flag story has photos
    Updated: Jul-09-15 6:44 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Confederate flag was once a familiar symbol in country music, representing the rural South and the renegade spirit of artists such as David Allan Coe and Hank Williams Jr.