Ramblin' Rhodes: 45 years of columns make for some notable quotes

...to take care of this?' since the house was very expensive at the time. Roy said, 'Would cash be all right?'" DOLLY PARTON on her fans: "To me it's a two-way street. They're good to me, and I'm good to them. It's a natural...

Country singer Miranda Lambert relates to women through music

...Lambert told Music City Walk of Fame. "I am proud to join a heritage of other female inductees, such as Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Trisha Yearwood, Reba McEntire, Emmylou Harris and Martina McBride. This is a milestone moment that I will cherish...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia's music history is luring writers to Augusta

...Aug. 3 of respiratory failure at the age of 76.He used his Top Billing International agency to boost the careers of Dolly Parton, Porter Wagoner, Jim Ed Brown and so many others.He was the only manager that Jerry Clower ever had, and he took...

Ramblin' Rhodes: 7th Augusta Amusements season brings in big band, country, rock, more

...and Nashville musicians paying homage to the hits of Music City stars ranging from Hank Williams and Patsy Cline to Dolly Parton and Taylor Swift. GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA: (Friday, Jan. 22, $43) Bandleader Glenn Miller led one of the most popular...

Rhiannon Giddens doesn't see genres, just music

...on Tomorrow Is My Turn form a tribute to a broad range of female singer-songwriters from that Americana category.Dolly Parton gets her due on Don't Let It Trouble Your Mind, which chugs along a loping cadence goosed by fiddle and Chocolate...

Wedding-party music should blend harmoniously with every setting

...professional DJ for thousands of dollars, she and her fiance made their own playlist of Sir Mix-A-Lot, Frank Sinatra and Dolly Parton songs and cranked them on rented speakers.Today, with phone apps that let brides and grooms instantly play just about...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Paths crossed with stars now gone

...in 1953 with Kitty Wells and the Grand Ole Opry duo Johnny and Jack, and back at Bell in 1968 with Porter Wagoner, Dolly Parton and Waylon Jennings.I met Dickens in early 1973 when he came to perform at the Country Carousel nightclub on Broad...

Fashion collections proving to be a hit with country stars

...musicians has moved far away from the country western wear personified by Porter Wagoner's embellished Nudie suits and Dolly Parton's rhinestone-encrusted denim and fringe.Today's biggest country stars embrace retailers and brands that are...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Entertainers turn out for talk on music legends

...Floyd (also known as naturalist Okefenokee Joe), and Porter Wagoner's syndicated show with his featured vocalist Dolly Parton.As Walker and I were setting up the video equipment, in walked Carter with her daughter, Donna Williams, who has...

Good Deeds

The Greater Columbia County Republican Women donated to the Greater Augusta Partnership for Literacy during their Christmas Party. A donation of $1,570 was made to provide books to homes of children from Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.