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Press Releases & News
Hillbilly-Music.com Announces Top Pages Visited in 2013

Hillbilly-Music.com - Top Pages Viewed Summary - 2010, 2011, 2012

Hillbilly-Music.com Ends 2012 Reaching 25,000,000 Web Page Views Milestone

Hillbilly-Music.com Announces Top Pages Visited By Fans for 2008

Hillbilly-Music.com Record Breaking 2008 - 7,000,000 Web Page Views; Affiliation with Ernest Tubb Record Shop

Hillbilly-Music.com Announces Results of Fan Voting for 2008 Country Music Hall of Fame

Hillbilly-Music.com Reaches Another Milestone - 5,000,000 Web Page Views; Issues The Lists for 2007

Hillbilly Music Fans Make Their Voices Known for Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees

Hillbilly-Music.com In the Spotlight in Country Music Magazine's 30th Anniversary Issue

Hillbilly-Music.com Attends Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree

Hillbilly-Music.com Attends the Grand Ole Opry

Hillbilly-Music.com Reaches 3,000,000 Web Page Milestone; The Lists for 2006

Hillbilly-Music.com Web Site Reaches 2,000,000 Page Views

Hillbilly-Music.com Salutes the Fans for Milestones Reached in 2005; Top Pages Visited in 2005

News & Events
Obit: Clark George Edward Hinkley (Carl Kent)

Obituary: Marcella Isaac, known as Marcia Hall, Minnesota lead guitarist

Gordie Tapp of ’Hee Haw’ and CBC fame dead at 94

Obituary: Allen (Slim) Roberts

Grand Ole Opry Star Jean Shepard Dies at 82

RIP Judy Perkins, Last Of The 'Midwestern Hayride' Stars

Obituary: Jim McCoy

Melvin Goins remembered for contributions to bluegrass music

Ralph Stanley, bluegrass legend, dead at 89

Johnny Seay, Grammy nominee killed in Central Texas plane crash

Kitty Withrow, Singer with Rhythm Rascals, Radio Entertainer, 93

Legendary Calgary 'country gentleman' Ray Griff dies at the age of 75

Merle Haggard, poet of common man, is dead at 79

Judy Arthur, of Judy and Jen and WOWO Hoosier Hop

Cliff Warren, 1940s Country and Western Singer Passes at 94

Country singer Sonny James dies at age 87

Curtis Potter, Country Music Entertainer Passes

Red Simpson dies at 81; musician's trucker songs helped drive the Bakersfield sound

Ramblin' Lou Schriver, soul of country music in WNY, has died

News From Past Years