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Concerts, events, music news items for KSON, Legendary Country

George Jones' Widow Plans Celebration to Honor The Possum

George Jones' wife, Nancy, has planned a public celebration to honor the late singer's legacy.  It'll take place at Woodlawn Cemetary in Nashville, April 26th, the first anniversary of Jones' death. Read more...

Merle Haggard To Get ACM, Artist Tributes

The month of April will see a couple of tributes handed out to Country Music Hall of Famer Merle Haggard. Many top country stars of today will lend their voices to an album of Haggard hits. The other tribute will come from the Academy of Country Music Read more...

Johnny Cash: The Life

KSON's Wayne Rice looks at Robert Hilburn's book, and shares personal encounters with 'The Man in Black'

I just finished reading Johnny Cash: The Life by Robert Hilburn and I must say I hated reaching the book’s end, not just because it ends with Cash’s death but because it was such a terrific read... Read more...

MICKEY GILLEY RETURNS TO TOURING AFTER PARALYZING ACCIDENT IN 2009

The original Urban Cowboy, Mickey Gilley, is hitting the road and will return to touring after recovering from 2009 tragic accident that left him paralyzed... Read more...

Mel Tillis Recovering in Nashville Following Heart Surgery

Expected to make full recovery

Country Music Hall of Famer Mel Tillis is recovering in Nashville following heart surgery. Today, Tillis' daughter Pam Tillis released the following statement on the health status of the music legend... Read more...