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Buck Owens’ Backing Musician Jerry Brightman Dies At 61

Posted On March 16, 2015

(Cuyahoga Falls, OH) -- A onetime member of Buck Owens' backing group has died. Ohio's "Akron Beacon Journal" says services for The Buckaroos' former pedal steel player, Jerry Brightman, will take place Monday evening at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. The Akron-born musician died suddenly at his Cuyahoga Falls home on March…

Trace Adkins Hosting New SiriusXM Country Countdown Show

Posted On March 16, 2015

(Undated) -- Trace Adkins is becoming a broadcaster. The country star has signed on with SiriusXM to host a new show on the Y2Kountry channel. Billboard.com says on "The Throwback Thirty," Trace is counting down the top 30 country songs from the week the show airs, but a different year. The rundowns, which will cover…

Luke Bryan Draws Over 200-Thousand A Day To Florida Beach

Posted On March 16, 2015

(Panama City, FL) -- Luke Bryan's spring break concert attendance has close to doubled yet again. Officials in Panama City Beach, Florida estimate a crowd of more than 200-thousand people gathered for each of Luke's two "Spring Break" shows at Spinnaker Beach Club. Last year's attendance total for the two shows was estimated at 230-thousand,…

Taylor Swift Jokes About Having Legs Insured For $40 Million

Posted On March 15, 2015

(Undated)  --  Taylor Swift is finally addressing recent reports that she had her famously long legs insured for 40-million dollars. The star seems to be laughing off last week's tabloid rumors with a photo on Instagram, playfully scolding her pet cat Meredith for scratching her. The shot shows a long red scratch on Taylor's thigh,…

Lady Antebellum Feel Connected To Latest Single

Posted On March 13, 2015

(Nashville, TN) -- Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott says the trio's new single is rather personal. The country star explains that "Long Stretch of Love" conveys their commitment to their music and fans, and to each other as well.   Scott wrote "Long Stretch of Love" with bandmates Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley and their frequent…