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Billy Dukes

Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. They live in northeast Wake County with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and their son. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Dierks Bentley
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Dierks Bentley Buys Drones for Riser Tour Openers

Trucks and guitars are typically exchanged after a major country tour wraps up (Miranda Lambert bought Carrie Underwood a motorcycle after she recorded 'Somethin' Bad). But Dierks Bentley takes the prize for most creative, unusual and potentially dangerous thank you gift.

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The Band Perry
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The Band Perry, ‘Gentle on My Mind’ – ToC Critic’s Pick [Listen]

The Band Perry do what one should do with a song as precious as Glen Campbell’s ‘Gentle on My Mind.’ The sibling trio put their stamp on the classic while staying true to the spirit of the story and the singer. Fans young and old will instantly recognize this track.

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Dierks Bentley
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Dierks Bentley’s Miles and Music for Kids Event Takes Over Nashville

Music City may have never seen so many country fans dressed in leather. Choppers, hogs, soft and hard tails and dozens of custom bikes lined Broadway and 2nd Ave. N in downtown Nashville on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 28), the culmination of the 2014 Dierks Bentley Miles and Music for Kids charity ride and concert at Riverfront Park.

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Charles Kelley Granger Smith Taylor Swift
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Country Artists With Alter Egos

A number of country music's biggest stars have taken on new personas to flush out new creative opportunities, and not all of these alter egos were meant as jokes. Sure, one can't imagine Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum pursuing a full-time career as Dick Fantastic, but several superstars did just that. 

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Jason Aldean
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Jason Aldean Backpedals Away From Stage Crasher, And It’s Hilarious [Watch]

When it comes to stage crashers, Jason Aldean's fight or flight impulse points to flight. During a concert in Chula Vista, Calif., the 'Burnin' It Down' singer was ambushed by a female fan who seemed to be looking for a hug.

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What Video Is This
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What Music Video Is This Picture From?

This song comes from the peak of this singer's career. You can actually see the man who sings this song if you look closely. It's a mid-'00s hit that features a rocker who would soon score a couple country hits of his own. Do you know which music video this picture comes from? 

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FGL, Bon Jovi, Parmalee
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What’s Behind the ’80s Rock Revival in Country Music?

Country curmudgeons looking to blame hip-hop for what they see as the fall of country music have it wrong. Sure, acts like Brantley Gilbert and Jason Aldean are quick to drop rappers alongside country legends when listing influences, but it’s the aggressive, unapologetically loud guitar riffs of the ‘80s that are truly shaping the format today.

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Gambler
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Cute Kids Singing Country Songs – Kenny Rogers, ‘The Gambler’

Just when you think this little dude is through with his interpretation of the 'The Gambler' by Kenny Rogers, he breaks into the next verse and another round of the chorus. That's pretty good for a kid so young. There are a lot of life lessons to be learned from this hit, and little Liam seems to have a handle on them at a young age. 

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