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Press Releases & News—2007
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 2014 Announced

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

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

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 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
Live Performances From The Legendary Grand Ole Opry To Be Released In New Cd Series Legends Of The Grand Ole Opry

CMA Announces Ralph Emery, Vince Gill and Mel Tillis as Newest Members of Country Music Hall of Fame

Les Paul: Chasing Sound; The Life and Times of a Legend

Bluegrass In The Smokies 2007

Canada's Cowboy Troubadour, Stu Davis, Dies at 85

Modesto Gospel Opry - Chester Smith

Memorial Jam Session Honoring Lou Marin and Dave Austin and Cougar Cubs Child Center

Legendary Bluegrass Musician Releases First Solo Album of His 40 Year Career

Legendary Bassist Bob Moore To Be Saluted In February As Next Nashville Cat At The Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum

The Bluegrass in the Smokies festival - August 2007

The Stanley Brothers - The Definitive Collection Box - Set Coming Soon!

Bluegrass Legends Concert - January 13, 2007 - Evanston, Illinois

News & Events
Sophia Germanich McElwaine, WLS 1930s Singing Star

Margie Lane, Long-time Country Music Singer; Married to Sundown Pete Kobal, Passes Away

Deal Wilson Eacker, 91 (Former WIBW star, played with Spade Cooley band and Sons of the Pioneers)

Jamboree Legend Chickie Williams Dies at 88

Famed steel guitar player John Hughey dies

Hall of Famer Hank Thompson dies at 82

Singer Hank Thompson, 82, to Retire

Country Hall of Famer Porter Wagoner dies at 80

Bluegrass stalwart 'Tater' Tate dies at 76

Rockabilly Pioneer, Janis Martin, Dies At 67; Known as 'Female Elvis' in 1950s

Country music pioneer Harry Weger dies at age 80

Songwriter Lawton Williams, 85, dies

Boots Randolph, 80; versatile musician recorded 'Yakety Sax'

James Roberts - Many of minister's songs became gospel standards

Evan Kemp: Yodelling Prowess Made B.C. Country Singer Popular

Obituary: Daniel (Zag) L. Pennel Sr.

Patricia Mims, Singer (Wife of Slim Mims)

Obituary: Jack Morrow

Hit songwriter Glenn Sutton, 69, dies

Curley Myers Exhibit Opens April 14, 2007

Traditional Country Entertainer J. K. Coltrain to Host The Country Caravan

Quanah Talmadge Tubb, Nephew of Ernest Tubb; Wrote 'Waltz Across Texas'

Minnis Taylor of the Taylor Brothers, Passes Away in Detroit, Michigan

Tom Morrell: 1938-2007; Steel Guitar Hall of Fame

Mack Rains, Former Country Singer, Disc Jockey

Doyle Holly, bass player for Buck Owens, dies

Longtime 'Opry' star Del Reeves dies at age 73

News From Past Years


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