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Sterling Whitaker

Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books; 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar,' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio, and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.

‘Twilight’ Actor Robert Pattinson Dismisses Brad Paisley in Nashville Guitar Shop

Robert Pattinson is known worldwide as the star of the 'Twilight' franchise of films, but many fans may not be aware that the actor is also an amateur musician. In a recent appearance on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,' Pattinson revealed that he once unintentionally dismissed country superstar Brad Paisley while looking at guitars in a Nashville music shop.

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Hank Williams, Jr. Says America Has ‘Committed Economic Suicide’ in Re-Electing President Obama

It looks like ultra-conservative country music star Hank Williams, Jr. hasn't warmed up much to President Obama in the wake of his victory Tuesday over Republican challenger Mitt Romney. The staunch hunter and gun rights supporter took to Twitter Thursday morning (Nov. 8) to predict financial doom and gloom for America as a result of the president winning a second term.

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Category: Country Music News
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Sheryl Crow Wants a ‘Woman in the White House’

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow has been hard at work on her first country album, and to celebrate Election Day, she has released a teaser track that proposes a new political philosophy. Based on her history, we suspect Crow is going to vote for President Obama -- but it seems if she had her preference she wouldn't endorse any of the current candidates, as is proven by her latest release, 'Woman in the White House.'

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Willie Nelson on President Obama: ‘I’ll Probably Vote for Him’

The legendary Willie Nelson may have endorsed Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson in the 2012 presidential race, but when it comes down to a choice between President Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, it looks like the entertainer has chosen to go with the incumbent president.

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Bucky Covington
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Bucky Covington Interview: Singer Talks Five-Year Recording Break, ‘Good Guys’ Album and ‘Drinking Side of Country’ Video

Bucky Covington has traveled a long road to his sophomore album. The 'American Idol' alumnus scored the biggest debut of any country artist of 2007 with his self-titled first album, but found himself unable to follow up on its success after Lyric Street Records closed it doors, leaving him in contractual limbo for several years.

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Taylor Swift Doesn’t Want to Tell Anyone How to Vote

Pop-country darling Taylor Swift is so busy, you might not think she'd have much time to keep up with current events like the upcoming presidential election. But the 'Red' hitmaker says she intends to vote -- though she insists she doesn't want her opinions to influence those who look up to her.

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Scotty McCreery
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Scotty McCreery Interview: Young Star Talks New Christmas Album and Balancing Fame With College

Scotty McCreery is in a good spot right now. The 19-year-old fast-rising country star's debut album 'Clear as Day' went platinum, no doubt bolstered by the burst of publicity he received after winning 'American Idol' in 2011. In the last year, he has finished high school, started college, and toured all over the country, and he recently released his first Christmas album, the aptly-titled 'Christmas With Scotty McCreery.'

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Category: Country Music News

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