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

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

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

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.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

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

News & Events
Obituary: Dottie Brisco

Glenn Thompson, Blue Ridge Entertainers and Dixie Playboys

Fred Mack, Leader of Echo Valley Rangers

Mary Jane (Johnson) Dodson

Rollin “Oscar” Sullivan, longtime ‘Opry’ star with duo Lonzo and Oscar, dies at age 93

Obituary: Balin' Wire Bob Strack

Obituary: Bernie Waldon

Kitty Wells, ‘Queen of Country Music,’ dies at 92

Paul (Tex) Regan, Ohio Disc Jockey and Country Music Singer

(Everett) Lilly remembered as musician, father, friend

Doc Watson dies at 89 in North Carolina

Yodeler Kenny Roberts Passes

Earl Scruggs, Country Music Hall of Famer, dies at age 88

Charlie Lamb, founding board member of the CMA, dies

Bertha Amburgey (Minnie) of the Amburgey Sisters

Musicians Hall of Famer Billy Strange, songwriter for Elvis and Sinatra, dies at 81

Dock Cook, Member of the Dixie Drifters

Obituary: Eddie Cletro

Obituary: Popular western singer Evelyn Stevens (McKinney Sisters)

Obituary: Alice (Lonnie Lynne) LaCour

Jody Rainwater, bluegrass pioneer, radio personality dies at 92

Obituary: Nancy Lee of the Hilltoppers

News From Past Years