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Billy Dukes

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. They live in northeast Wake County with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and their son. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
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Jason Aldean Heats Nashville During Burn It Down Tour Stop

The flames that fired from Jason Aldean's stage as he was lifted from behind a dynamic letter "A" to begin his show on Saturday night proved to be a metaphor for everything to come. Even his ballads sizzled during the 90-minute-long set that included cameos from openers Cole Swindell, Tyler Farr and Alabama's Randy Owen.

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5 Most Awesome Baby Names in Country Music

In recent years, stars like Eric Church, Joe Nichols, Hillary Scott and Keith Urban have reached outside the box when choosing names for their offspring. This 5 Best Baby Names in Country Music list rewards creativity.

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Darius Rucker, ‘Southern Style’: Everything You Need to Know

Darius Rucker's fourth country solo album drops on March 31. Southern Style is the follow-up to the gold-certified True Believers album. So far, all fans have heard is "Homegrown Honey," his fast-climbing lead single that was released in August. More details have emerged, albeit slowly, about the project. Here's everything you need to know about Rucker's Southern Style.

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Rascal Flatts Retool Setlist, Stage and Band Before Las Vegas Residency

Fans of Rascal Flatts will notice quite a few things different when the trio takes the Joint stage in Las Vegas later this month. It's a smaller venue then they're used to, so of course the production will be scaled down. But they're also going to be playing new songs, with new people.

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ToC Critic’s Pick: Trisha Yearwood, ‘I Remember You’ [Listen]

The version of Trisha Yearwood's "I Remember You" fans hear on her PrizeFighter: Hit After Hit album, isn't the version she originally intended to record. A second pass at the song is to blame for those hairs standing at attention on your neck.

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Frankie Ballard Plays ‘Never Have I Ever …’

Just how "Young & Crazy" was Frankie Ballard growing up in Battle Creek, Mich.? The singer opened up to Taste of Country, admitting if he's ever mooned someone, cheated on a girlfriend or kissed someone more famous than he is during a game of 'Never Have I Ever ...'

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Billy Currington, Kacey Musgraves + Many More Round Out 2015 Country Jam Lineup

The 2015 Country Jam lineup got bigger and even more impressive.

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New Country Music Releases – March 2015

Albums from Luke Bryan and Darius Rucker lead a long list of new country music releases scheduled for March 2015. The Spring Break troublemaker is going to release his final Spring Break EP on March 10, while Rucker will reveal his Southern Style on March 31.

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