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Hattie Stoneman: Raising Her Children in Music

By René Rodgers, September 28, 2017 The enormous influence of women in country music is evident in every era, most certainly in the early days of country music. Sometimes women’s contributions are overshadowed in the historical record, and the story of […]

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Ernest Stoneman’s First Hit: “The Titanic”

By Jessica Turner, September 1, 2017 The unsinkable RMS Titanic sank in the cold Atlantic waters on April 15, 1912, claiming over 1,500 lives of its passengers and crew, and capturing the attention and imagination of the world from that […]

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Momma: Birthday Memories of June Carter Cash

By Carlene Carter, June 23, 2017 Valerie June Carter is my Momma! She was born in 1929 to Ezra and Maybelle Carter in Maces Springs, Virginia, and by all accounts, especially hers, she came out talking! She was an entertaining […]

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In Search of Lesley Riddle

By Jessica Turner, June 13, 2017 What I wouldn’t give to have met Lesley Riddle. Credited as having influenced one of the world’s most prominent families in country music history, Lesley Riddle’s legendary interactions with The Carter Family offer a […]

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