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July 21, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen
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July 21: The late Sara Carter was born in 1898 – 116 years ago

Sara Carter (with banjo) Sara Carter (July 21, 1898 – January 8, 1979) was an American Country music musician. Known for her deep and distinctive singing voice, she was the lead singer on most of the recordings of the historic Carter Family act in the 1920s … Continue reading

June 22, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen
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Today: Kris Kristofferson is 78 Happy Birthday

Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose. ~Kris Kristofferson Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. ‘Cause that’s all that matters in the end. ~Kris Kristofferson The infiltration of Kris Kristofferson into the … Continue reading

June 3, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen

Video of the day: The Joy of Country music BBC documentary

This celebration of the history and aesthetic of country music tracks the evolution of the genre from the 1920s to the present, exploring country as both folk and pop music – a 20th century soundtrack to the lives of working-class … Continue reading

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