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Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Blake Shelton to Share Stage at Grammy Awards

Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Blake Shelton will perform together at the Grammy Awards on January 26th. 

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Rosanne Cash to Release New Album January 14th

Rosanne Cash's new album, The River & The Thread, is set to be released on January 14th.

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Keith Richards Turns 70

By God, he made it!

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Country Legend Ray Price Dead at 87

Country singer-songwriter Ray Price died at his home in Texas on Monday after a protracted battle with pancreatic cancer. 

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Country Legend Ray Price Enters Hospice Care, Leaves Fans Final Message

Ray Price, whose numerous country hits include "Release Me," "Crazy Arms," and "Heartaches by the Number," has entered hospice care after a battle with pancreatic cancer. 

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Lost Johnny Cash Album To Be Released in March

Recorded in the 1980s, a never-before-heard album by Johnny Cash will be released in March. 

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Kacey Musgraves Releases (Uncensored) 'Follow Your Arrow' Video

Weeks after having her performance of her hit "Follow Your Arrow" censored by ABC, Kacey Musgraves released a video for the irreverent song on Monday. 

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American Roots Grammy Nominations Announced

Among the nominees are Sarah Jarosz, Steve Earle, and the Greencards.

Video. News. Bluegrass. Blues. Country. Folk.

VIDEO: Never-Before-Seen Footage of Guitarist Jack Rose Released on Anniversary of His Death

The guitarist, who died on December 5, 2009, plays "Kensington Blues" in never-before-seen footage.

Video. News. Blues. Country. Folk.

$10 Million Plagiarism Lawsuit Over Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood Duet Allowed to Go Forward

A federal judge refused to dismiss a plagiarism lawsuit filed against the authors of the Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley duet "Remind Me."

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John Prine Postpones Shows Due to Illness

The singer-songwriter postpones dates in Louisville, KY; Madison, WI; and Green Bay, WI.

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Center Stage Guitar Academy Presents “How to Make Your Chords Sound Country”

Bryan Billhimer teaches you how to use simple hammer-ons and pull-offs to give your chords an authentic country sound.

Video. Advice. Country. Technique and Theory.

VIDEO: Singer-Songwriter Scott Law Releases New LP 'Black Mountain'

Singer-songwriter and flatpicker Scott Law self-releases his latest album.

Video. News. Bluegrass. Blues. Country. Flatpicking.

Remembering Duane Allman on His 67th Birthday

The legendary guitarist would have been 67 today.

Video. News. Blues. Country. Folk. Rock.

Loretta Lynn Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

In a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday, Loretta Lynn was awarded the nation's highest civilian honor. 

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VIDEO: Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt Acoustic Tour Rolls On

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt are in the midst of an acoustic tour of the U.S. and Canada. 

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'Nashville 2.0: The Rise of Americana' Documentary to Premiere Nov. 22 on PBS

The documentary will be featured as part of the 2013 PBS Arts Fall Festival.

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LISTEN: Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones Reveal New Track from Upcoming Album 'Foreverly'

The unlikely duo celebrates their shared love of the Everly Brothers.

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EXCLUSIVE: David Lowery Breaks Out the Bantar for Acoustic Version of Cracker's 'Down the Coast'

Cracker has released an acoustic version of their song "Down the Coast" that features David Lowery on bantar, a six string hybrid guitar and banjo. 

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Kacey Musgraves Wins New Artist of the Year at 2013 CMAs

The country artist took home the New Artist of the Year award and performed "Follow Your Arrow."

Video. News. Country. Songwriting.

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L.R. Baggs Presents Country & Bluegrass Legend, Ricky Skaggs

Ricky Skaggs on his relationship with music and why the Lyric™ Acoustic Microphone by L.R. Baggs works for him.

Video. Advice. Bluegrass. Country.

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Learn Maybelle Carter's Bass Note Technique

This excerpt from Carter-Style Guitar Basics will help you discover the flexibility you need to begin working melodic lines into the otherwise-basic chord progressions in the Carter Family repertoire.

Video. Lessons. Country. Beginner.

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Country Blues Guitar in Open C

Play through two exercises and learn how to get into open-C tuning with the help of today’s excerpt from Alternate Tunings Guitar Essentials.

Audio. Lessons. Blues. Country. Technique and Theory. Early Intermediate. Intermediate.

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Use the Alternating Bass Technique in 3/4 Time

Today’s excerpt from Carter-Style Guitar Basics explains the adjustments that need to be made to the bass/strum pattern of 4/4 time in order to accommodate a tune in 3/4 time.

Video. Lessons. Bluegrass. Blues. Country. Flatpicking. Beginner.

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Two Essential Elements of Carter-Style Guitar

A root bass note and a first-position chord are the two essential elements of Carter-style guitar playing. Practice both with the examples in today’s excerpt from Carter-Style Guitar Basics.

Video. Lessons. Country. Folk. Beginner.

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