Elvis Presley Was A Country Star

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Elvis Presley, the “King of Rock & Roll” actually was a country music star. Contradictory, isn’t it? No, it isn’t, claims music author Colin Escott in his article about Elvis published on the Country Music Hall Of Fame website. And he makes some good points.

The Secret Daughter of Country Singer Hank Williams

Country singer Jett Williams.

Jett Williams, daughter of Hank Williams (Photo: http://www.jettwilliams.com)

Hank Williams

When Hank Williams died lonely on the backseat of his Cadillac on January 1 in 1953, he not only left behind his son Hank Williams Jr..  He also left behind his unborn daughter Jett Williams, who saw the light of day five days after Hank Williams’ light ceased shining.

For 21 years Jett Williams had no idea that she was Hank Williams daughter. She grew up as an adopted child and it took her years to prove that she is Williams’ daughter. The thorough multimedia presentation Orphan Child Finds Her Place (The Tennessean) tells her moving story in detail.

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Reba McEntire: Hairy Changes Through The Years

country singer Reba McEntire publicity shot

See the ever-changing hairstyles of Singer Reba McEntire in this Photo Gallery by The Tennessean. By the way: How come she looks younger today than she looked when she was young?

Nashville Studio Guitarist Legend Ray Edenton Now Online

Legendary Nashville Guitarist Ray Edenton

Legendary Nashville Guitarist Ray Edenton

Nashville studio guitarist Ray Edenton is a legend of the rhythm guitar. His guitar was an important ingredient of the so called classic “Nashville Sound”.

He created this timeless sound together with among others guitarist Harold Bradley, drummer Buddy Harman, and bass player Bob Moore.

Ray Edenton’s playing gave a defining edge to immortal songs like Crazy (Patsy Cline), Some Day’s Are Diamonds (John Denver), Till I Get It Right (Tammy Wynette), Chug a Lug (Roger Miller) or Wake Up Little Susie (Everly Brothers).

Now the Ray Edenton Website is online. It includes a short biography and there’s a wonderful collection of songs.

See also: Ray Edenton And The Secret Of His Nashville Guitar Tuning