Earl Scruggs’ Banjo Added to Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum’s Precious Jewels Display

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has announced that Earl Scruggs’ Gibson RB-Granada Mastertone banjo will become a part of their Precious Jewels display. The banjo was Earl’s primary instrument and has never before been exhibited. It will go on display July 12. The “Precious Jewels” display — located on the third floor [...] Read More

Sheryl Crow Working On Country Album With Brad Paisley

Photo courtesy of Interscope Records. Sheryl Crow has been around Nashville for a while, recording two hit songs with Kid Rock, performing on the CMA Awards, and singing on Brad Paisley’s upcoming album. She’s even made Nashville her home. It seems only natural that her next move will be to record a country album. “Funny [...] Read More

Hank Williams, Chet Atkins, Willie Nelson: Hall of Famers Get More Honors

When Ferlin Husky and producer Billy Sherrill were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday, CMA Chairman Steve Moore called Hall membership “the highest honor in country music.” But the rewards don’t stop coming just because you’ve reached the pinnacle. In fact, several members of the Hall of Fame — including Hank Williams, Willie Nelson and Chet Atkins — continue to be remembered for their impact on American culture. Read More