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Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. They live in northeast Wake County with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and their son. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
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Meghan Linsey Brings Her ‘Girl Crush’ to ‘The Voice’ [Watch]

Meghan Linsey sang Little Big Town's "Girl Crush" during her turn on NBC's The Voice stage on Monday night. During rehearsals Blake Shelton called the song his favorite on the radio right now, and the former Steel Magnolia singer's version didn't damper his enthusiasm.

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Colt Ford NRA Country Jam
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Hank Williams Jr.’s Music, Colt Ford’s Tribute Highlight NRA Country Jam Concert

Fans filled nearly two city blocks to hear Hank Williams, Jr. sing his hits during the NRA Country Jam on Friday night (April 10). Lower Broadway in Nashville was shoulder-to-shoulder from 6th Ave. to Honky Tonk Central on 4th Ave., and the crowd arrived early.

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Reba McEntire Opens Up About the Song She Sang at Her Father’s Funeral

There's one song on Reba McEntire's new Love Somebody album that truly took her breath away. "Just Like Them Horses," a ballad penned by Liz Hengber and Tommy Lee James, reminded the singer of her father. In fact she originally wanted the song for his funeral.

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Remember When Luke Bryan Made His Grand Ole Opry Debut?

Eight years ago today (April 6) when Luke Bryan made his Grand Ole Opry debut, the singer was barely married, and barely known to country music fans. His debut single “All My Friends Say” was slowly moving up the charts, and the audience was still packed with friends and family from his hometown of Leesburg, Ga. and beyond. The memory, however, is surely bittersweet for Bryan.

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