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Béla Fleck: Banjo Beyond Speed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_K_PMVdb-c0 The best banjo players seem are amazing. The speed and dexterity with which they play – coupled with the fact that banjos generally are smaller instruments than...
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Happy Chet Atkins Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-c66SJPuUI On this day in 1997, Chet Atkins Day was held in Nashville, according to Country Music Television. The site says that performers included Steve Wariner, Mark...
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The Sad Story of Townes Van Zandt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zprRZ2wFQD4 Townes Van Zandt is a legendary singer songwriter. To some degree, he was the stereotype: A brilliant writer who was not hugely successful during his lifetime and...
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Happy Birthday, Tammy Wynette

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zc4e-HdlhPY Country Music Television notes that today would have been the 73rd birthday of country music star Tammy Wynette. Here is more on Wynette, who was known as the...
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In Depth: Blaze Foley

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C81CinZgDx0 Blaze Foley was a highly eccentric but brilliant singer/song writer who lived and died in Austin. He led a hard life that came to a tragic end in 1989. Check...