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  • Exhibit shows the rock-country collaboration that made Nashville cool

     Exhibit shows the rock-country collaboration that made Nashville cool
    A vacation trip to see the World's Fair in New York changed the orbit of popular music in Nashville. In August 1965, Nashville session player Charlie McCoy was in New York on that trip when Bob Johnston invited him to play acoustic guitar on a session he was producing for Bob Dylan's "Highway 61 Revisited" album.
  • Cuba Gooding's Main Ingredient: Soul

    Cuba Gooding's Main Ingredient: Soul
    When it was released in 1972, "Everybody Plays the Fool" rocketed to the top of the charts on the way to becoming one of pop music's enduring hits. If lead singer Cuba Gooding Sr. had his way, the group might never have recorded the blockbuster...

    'Cowboy' Jack Clement dies at 82; country music legend

    "Cowboy" Jack Clement, an influential producer, songwriter and engineer who had been revered in country music since the 1950s and was later sought out by rock acts for his creative input, has died. He was 82. Clement died Thursday of liver cancer at his...

    Frank Peppiatt dies at 85; co-creator of 'Hee Haw'

    Frank Peppiatt dies at 85; co-creator of 'Hee Haw'
    Frank Peppiatt, the co-creator of "Hee Haw," a landmark variety show mixing country music with "corny" humor that became one of TV's most unlikely and longest-running hits, has died. He was 85. Peppiatt died Wednesday in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., of...

    Australian film 'The Sapphires' finds its American soul

    Australian film 'The Sapphires' finds its American soul
    "The Sapphires," which opens Friday, is the crowd-pleasing, based-on-actual-people story of four young Aboriginal women who team up with a male Irish manager and perform for American troops in Vietnam, so it's covering its bases internationally. The...