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Williams Jr Visits Miner

16th January 2006

Country star HANK WILLIAMS JR has brought a little joy to the only survivor of the Sago Mine, West Virginia, disaster by visiting him in hospital. The bearded singer visited RANDAL McCLOY JR after...

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James Bond Aston Martin Up For Auction

21st November 2005

The Aston Martin driven in three JAMES BOND movies will go under the hammer at an auction in Phoenix, Arizona, on the 20 January next year (06). The silver 1964 DB5, which featured in...

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Hank Fights To Get Wife To Sober Up

5th May 2005

Country star HANK WILLIAMS JR is trying to get his musical muse locked away in rehab in a bid to curb her heavy-drinking ways. The singer/songwriter, who is the son of music legend HANK...

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Country Legend Merle Kilgore Dies

7th February 2005

Legendary country singer/songwriter MERLE KILGORE died in Nashville, Tennessee, on Sunday (06FEB05) of congestive heart failure related to his lung cancer treatment. He was 70. Kilgore famously managed HANK WILLIAMS JR and penned...

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Man Charged With Hank Williams Jr Burglary

26th January 2005

A neighbour of HANK WILLIAMS JR has been charged by police with stealing jewellery worth more than $500,000 (GBP263,000) from the country star's home. The DIXIE ON MY MIND singer and his family were...

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Hank And Kid Team Up To Pay Their Respects To Outlaws

6th September 2004

Best pals HANK WILLIAMS JR and KID ROCK will join members of METALLICA and LYNYRD SKYNYRD for an upcoming TV special paying tribute to country music's mavericks. The duo will join Metallica frontman JAMES...

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Kid Rock + Uncle Kracker Form Dick Willy

25th May 2004

Former bandmates KID ROCK and UNCLE KRACKER have reteamed for a new rap project under the name DICK WILLY. The Michigan pair insist the name isn't supposed to be controversial, but a tribute to...

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Country Songwriter Kilgore Set For Surgery

18th May 2004

Country songwriter and manager MERLE KILGORE is scheduled to have quadruple-bypass heart surgery today (17MAY04) to clear four blocked arteries. He learned he had a heart problem while being tested for severe back pain;...

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Kid Rock Joins Cash Tribute

2nd November 2003

KID ROCK and country duo BROOKS + DUNN are the latest artists to be added to the 10 November (03) musical tribute to late singer JOHNNY CASH. Actor TIM ROBBINS will host the event...

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A Kid Rock Christmas

31st October 2003

KID ROCK will be celebrating Christmas early with his first TV special. Bosses at music network VH1 have asked the rocker to host A KID ROCK CHRISTMAS from his native Detroit, Michigan, which will...

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Cash Tribute Tickets Available By Lottery

17th October 2003

Fans of JOHNNY CASH are being offered the chance to attend a memorial tribute to the late country legend - through a lottery. Fans hoping to secure tickets to the 10 November (03) JOHNNY...

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Happy Birthday Hank

12th September 2003

The two heirs of HANK WILLIAMS have won a major court battle with his record company, allowing them to compile albums featuring 150 of the country legend's lost songs. Williams' kids HANK WILLIAMS JR...

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Kid's At Home With Jesse James

11th September 2003

KID ROCK and celebrity mechanic JESSE JAMES have become such good friends after biking through Mexico, they've bought a home together. The rocker, real name BOB RITCHIE, and James, who runs a motorbike shop...

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Lynyrd Skynyrd To Be Kid Rock's Wedding Singers

17th June 2003

KID ROCK and PAMELA ANDERSON's wedding will take on a rock theme - they've recruited LYNYRD SKYNYRD to perform at their nuptials. Bandmember GARY ROSSINGTON says Skynyrd and country star...

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Country Stars Mourn Cash

19th May 2003

Country stars mourned at funeral services for JUNE CARTER CASH yesterday (18MAY03) - close to the Nashville, Tennessee, home she shared with husband JOHNNY CASH during their celebrated careers. The 73-year-old singing partner...

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Kid Rock.s A Country Fan

15th April 2003

KID ROCK has been outed as a closet country music fan. The rap-rocker, known for making music with heavier beats, is currently enjoying chart success with a mellow duet with SHERYL CROW called PICTURE....

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