Billy Dukes is a Senior Editor and Executive Producer at Taste of Country, where he has over 11,000 articles to his name. His media background includes jobs as music director 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 three sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and home renovation.
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10 Best Songs to Say Thanks
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Full ‘1883’ Cast Announcement Reveals New Plotlines for Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Series
The full cast and character descriptions offer clues as to what 1883 has in store.
Understanding the 2022 Grammy Nominations: Snubs, Surprises and Statements
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