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Glen Campbell Moves To Special Care

The "Rhinestone Cowboy" first opened up about having Alzheimer's in 2011.

Glen Campbell has recently moved into a special care facility. The 78-year-old country music legend has been suffering from Alzheimer's for over three years. Read more...

Collin Raye Thinks Today's Country Music Is...

“I grew up at a time when Merle Haggard was writing stuff like ‘Mama’s Hungry Eyes’ and ‘Sing Me Back Home’ and [Kris] Kristofferson was writing ’Sunday Morning Coming Down’ and ‘Me and Bobby McGee'. It was poetry... Read more...

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...

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...