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The News / Press section will be devoted to the news releases by Hillbilly-Music.com as well as news of the older country music stars, organizations, publishers, etc.

If you are a performing artist listed on this site, feel free to send us your press releases, tour dates, news of new music releases to include here.

If you are a book publisher that has just published a book that covers some aspect of the old-time hillbilly / western / country / bluegrass / gospel music or an artist or group of that era, please let us know about it and send us your press information to post here.

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Press Releases & News—2006
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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 Results of Fan Voting for 2008 Country Music Hall of Fame

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

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

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

Press Releases
Charley Pride and Wife Rozene Aiding Hurricane Katrina Victims

New Englanders Among National Honorees Inducted Into Mid-West Hall Of Fame

August/September Events to Support Our Troops!

Wayne W. Daniel Celebration

Local Radio Host Offers Hard to Find Classics and History Lessons Along With the Music

Historic Recording Presents The King Of The Vermont Cowboys

News & Events
Rudy Thacker

Omer L. (Shorty) Chesser of 'Hayloft Hoedown' and 'Early Morning Frolic'

Fiddler virtuoso Vassar Clements dead at 77

Steel guitarist Hal Rugg dies

'Kiss An Angel Good Morning' writer dies of pneumonia at age 71

Jimmy Martin brought fire to bluegrass

Jerry Byrd, steel guitar pioneer

Don Pierce, a pioneer in developing concept of the music album, dies

Penny Maxedon (Penny West): 'Hayride' fiddler met her husband in music business

'50s country singer Goldie Hill dies

Pioneer 'son' Spencer dies at 75

Sonny Day - Grand Ole Opry musician

Country icon Merle Kilgore dies at age 70

Steel guitar great Jimmie Crawford, 69, dies

William Freeman "Bill" Simmons: Musician, member of Doughboys

News From Past Years

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