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Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. In 2014 they moved to Nashville where they now live with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
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New Country Music Releases for June 2016

Five new country music releases will hit stores during the first Friday in June, setting up a big month for new music as spring turns to summer. Cassadee Pope and Maren Morris lead a list of hotly anticipated albums set for release this month. There's a lot girl power on store shelves and at digital retailers in June 2016.

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9 ‘Nashville’ Stars Who Could Become Country Stars

Much of the cast of ABC's Nashville calls Nashville home, and many say they have no plans to move even if the show is indeed finished. While executives are trying to sell the series to a new network, these nine musicians are poised to become country hitmakers, if they want to.

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Country Proud: See Artists Wearing the American Flag

While a few country artists only wear the American flag on special occasions, others will pull out a patriotic jacket, tank top or guitar whenever the mood strikes them. Country music leads all genres in terms of patriotism, so it's not surprising to find many pictures of the biggest artists wearing the American flag over the last ten years.

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