Ramblin' Rhodes: Jim Ed Brown was in Hall of Fame for many reasons

...has been known for having some great smooth crooners including Eddy Arnold, Jim Reeves, Patsy Cline, Faron Young, Willie Nelson, Billy Walker and Leroy Van Dyke.One of the smoothest was Jim Ed Brown who died Thursday, June 11, at the age...

Learn 10 facts about John Mellencamp before his June 20 Augusta show

...credited to John Mellencamp. It was released 11 years after his Johnny Cougar debut. 5. Along with Neil Young and Willie Nelson, Mellencamp is one of the founders of the Farm Aid project, an annual concert organized to raise awareness about...

Long hair isn't culture clash today like in 1960s

...could say "disco," adult men began growing their hair and letting sideburns flare. John Wayne and President Nixon, Willie Nelson and Lyndon Johnson, Jimmy Carter and Jimmy Stewart all began sporting a style that would have gotten them kicked out...

Willie Nelson at the Bell -- Nobody's Fault

...record. There's nothing like a late career record that reflects on the past of casts toward an uncertain future. Willie Nelson is the kind of artist adept at pulling that kind of action off.

Darius Rucker wants rap collaboration; talks Hootie reunion

...one of 2013's biggest hits.And other collaborations between the genres have matriculated, from Snoop Dogg and Willie Nelson to Jerrod Niemann and Pitbull to Jake Owen and T-Pain.But before Rucker guests on a rap track, he's putting...

Rants & Raves

...going by recently. WEAR YOUR GLASSES. It was a UFO. They were messing with golfers Rory, Phil, Tiger and Bubba. WILLIE NELSON WROTE some good songs. But to sell his own brand of marijuana is beyond insane.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Oak Ridge Boys to stop in Aiken on April 17

...guitarist Grady Martin who played on such giant hits as Marty Robbins' El Paso, Roy Orbison's Oh, Pretty Woman and Willie Nelson's On The Road Again.The first two shows that The Oak Ridge Boys played after their Hall of Fame announcement were...

Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss coming to James Brown Arena

Country music stars Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss and Union Station are coming to Augusta on Sunday, May 18.The Grammy Award winning artists stop at the James...

Willie Nelson: 'American Classic'

...the American Classic, in which Willie Nelson revisits the gospel choir-inflected...AMERICAN CLASSIC' ARTIST: Willie Nelson WHAT: Even as he creeps up on 80, Willie Nelson is cool, he's smart, he's...

The Essential Willie Nelson

...Occasionally slick and always slippery, Willie Nelson has remained relevant, first...here's a guide to five essential Willie Nelson albums. 'TEATRO' RELEASED...album in many ways established the Willie Nelson persona that audiences are familiar...