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. In 2014 they moved to Nashville where they now live with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
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Jury Sides With Taylor Swift in Groping Case
A Denver, Colo., jury has decided Taylor Swift was assaulted by David Mueller during a 2013 meet and greet.
Montgomery Gentry Singer Troy Gentry’s Father Dies
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Willie Nelson Stops Concert Due to Breathing Problems
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Brett Eldredge and His Dog Edgar: Two Celebrities Enjoying Life
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8 Songs That Describe the Pain of Alzheimer’s Disease
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5 of the Most Unexpected Covers of Glen Campbell Songs
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