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Billy Dukes

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.
Sara Evans
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Exclusive: Sara Evans Recruits Vince Gill for ‘Stone-Cold Country’ Song ‘Better Off’ [Watch]

Sara Evans' invited Vince Gill to sing on a song called 'Better Off,' a ballad from her' new 'Slow Me Down' album. The cut finds Evans in her wheelhouse. “‘Better Off’ is a stone-cold country song,” she says in this behind-the-song video exclusive to Taste of Country.

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Jerrod Niemann Introduces His ‘Donkey’ Song – Exclusive Preview [Listen]

In less than a month, Jerrod Niemann's fans will be able to get their hands on 'Donkey,' a laugh-out-loud new track from the 'High Noon' album. The song -- available for preview via this Taste of Country exclusive -- plays also plays a pivotal role in Niemann's 'Journey to High Noon,' a wild western filmed amongst a bar full of outlaws and beautiful women. 

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Garth Brooks’ Dublin Dates Create Community Uproar

A nearly five-year-old agreement to host no more than three yearly concerts at Croke Park in Dublin is at the center of a debate over the five Garth Brooks shows scheduled for July. Residents living near the stadium are upset that a written agreement is being ignored.

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Kimberly Williams-Paisley Recalls Her Struggle With Mother’s Dementia

From the early signs to the diagnosis, to the needed longterm care and all the emotions in between, Brad Paisley’s wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley is sharing her story of learning to love again after her mother Linda was diagnosed with a form of dementia.

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