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Press Releases & News—2014
Top Pages Visited on Hillbilly-Music.com in 2018 Announced

Top Pages Visited on Hillbilly-Music.com in 2017 Announced

Top Pages Visited on Hillbilly-Music.com in 2016 Announced

Top Pages Visited on Hillbilly-Music.com in 2015 Announced

Top Pages Visited on Hillbilly-Music.com in 2014 Announced

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
Hillbilly Heaven Roll Call - 2013

News & Events 2014
Embert Mishler, Long-time Country Music Performer

Lois Pierson, Last Surviving Member of Jimmy and Dick, The Novelty Boys

George Hamilton IV Dies Age 77; Long time Grand Ole Opry Veteran

Dick Hill, Long time country singer, radio host and country music historian, passes away at 84

Ed Wallace, 90, Last Surviving Member of Sunshine Boys

Georgia Mae, The Girl With The White Guitar And Triple Yodel, Dies At 93

Vivian Burke of Smokey Mountain Girls Passes Away at 90

Obituary for George Riddle

Russ Garner, Country Music Singer Passes in Crawford, Nebraska

Charlie Haden dies at 76; Grammy-winning bassist pushed boundaries of jazz, early child singer as Little Cowboy Charlie

East Tennessee country star Lois Johnson dies

Acclaimed Maine country singer Betty Cody dies at 92

Jimmy C. Newman, Cajun country pioneer, dies at 86

Famed steel player Weldon Myrick dies at 76

Penny DeHaven Loses Battle With Cancer

Nora Martin, Former Western and Cowboy Movie Singing Star

Smokey Smith, Former Des Moines radio and television personality, entertainer, recording artist and promoter, Dies at 91

Nellie Bellman, Known as Western Nell in the 1940s, dies at 93

Charlie Mercer of Mercer Brothers Duo Dies at 89

Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers dies at 74

News From Past Years


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