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Launched in Nashville, Tennessee in 1972, Country Music magazine was initially published monthly, but from 1978 was published 10 times a year. After a hiatus in 1982, the magazine was re-launched in 1983 and ran until 2003.

 

Jerry Lee Lewis: The Gospel According to Jerry Lee

Interview by Nick Tosches, Country Music, October 1979

DRESSED LIKE A side-street gambler from the days when chrome was chrome, Jerry Lee Lewis sits in the dressing-room of the Palomino Club, holding loosely ...

Ralph Stanley: Back to Clinch Mountain: Ralph Stanley

Report and Interview by Geoffrey Himes, Country Music, September 1998

"THREE GROUPS shaped bluegrass music," Ricky Skaggs told me recently, "Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys, the Stanley Brothers, and Flatt & Scruggs. Everyone ...

Merle Haggard: For The Record: The Hag Tells It Like It Is

Interview by Geoffrey Himes, Country Music, November 1999

LAST APRIL Merle Haggard turned 62, well past the age when most men slow down and mellow out. The Hag, however, is busier and ornerier ...

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