Sunday, March 26, 2017

50 Years of Dolly



Dolly Parton released her first full-length album, “Hello, I’m Dolly” on Feb. 12, 1967. The album, which debuted on Monument Records, contained Parton’s hits “Dumb Blonde” (written by Curly Putman) and “Something Fishy” (written by Parton). Both singles reached the top twenty on the country singles charts, and the album itself reached #11 on the country albums chart.



“I can’t believe it’s been 50 years since I did my first album,” Parton said. “What a wonderful 50 years it has been. Thanks to my Uncle Bill Owens and Fred Foster for believing in me early on. And thanks to all the fans out there…I hope to have at least another 50 years!”

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New music from Dailey & Vincent and Kiefer Sutherland takes to the road


New music from Dailey & Vincent and Kiefer Sutherland takes to the road



Actor/entertainer Kiefer Sutherland, star of TV’s “Designated Survivor” is getting back on the road this year to play in more than 20 cities.




Momentum continues for Kiefer Sutherland’s music career and debut album, DOWN IN A HOLE, which includes 11 co-written tracks by Sutherland and producer Jude Cole.


Mac Wiseman is the focus of new star-studded music release



Mac Wiseman is the focus of new star-studded music release

One of my favorite people and performers is the talented song stylist a Country Music Hall of Famer Mac Wiseman. I admire his influence on my life so much, I included him in my “Encourager II: Walking with the Masters” book.
He is the focus of a new recording project from Mountain Fever Records featuring a star-studded concept album celebrating his life and spirit.

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Jeannie Seely writes the songs and Infamous Stringdusters test Gravity in new CDs

Jeannie Seely writes the songs and Infamous Stringdusters test Gravity in new CDs

GRAMMY® award-winning country music legend Jeannie Seely’s long-awaited new album Written in Song is now in select stores and available through digital retailers.



Written in Song is such an exciting project for me for many reasons,” Seely said. “It consists of 14 songs that I have written over the years, most of them recorded by my peers and my heroes. It’s also very rewarding to know that these songs have stood the test of time and are just as viable today. I am extremely grateful to the musicians and singers who made them sound brand new.”

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