Articles for tag: Dwight Yoakam, Honky Tonk

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Dwight Yoakam: From Country Boy to Bad Boy

Dwight Yoakam is a country mega-star. He burst on the scene in the late 1980’s with such hits as Honky Tonk Man and Little Sister. He’s had success covering songs such as Queen’s Crazy Little Thing Called Love and Elvis Presley’s Suspicious Minds. He’s a two-time Grammy winner, and his style of country infuses rock ...

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Top Ten Songs by Steve Earle

Steve Earle’s life and music career has been a long hard road. He’s considered a rebel in the country music world and like other rebels he’s had his bouts with drugs, alcohol and jail time. Steve got his first guitar at the age of eleven and learned to play it very quickly. By age thirteen ...

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County Singers Who Are Actors: From Nashville to Hollywood

In the world of entertainment, we’ve got plenty of multi-talented multi-taskers. Country music is no different. Some country singers have been acting and singing for decades, while some are just branching of from recording and taking up acting. Here is a look at a few country singers who have appeared in movies and on television. ...

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How to Play the Fiddle – Easy Fiddling for Violinsts

Let’s start with the key of A. It’s by far the most common (and easiest) key for the fiddle. Play a two octave A major scale and pay attention to where your fingers go. These are the “legal” notes in the key of A. There are a few more “legal” notes than that, but we’ll ...