1. Jerry Reed's Daughter Seidina on Tribute Album: 'My Dad's Talent Wasn't Confined to Country Music'

    June 09, 2015 5:06 PM EDT In 1972, Jerry Reed was on top of the world musically. Hit records like "When You're Hot, You're Hot" and his often-imitated style of guitar playing were making him a household name across the nation. And, in December of that year, the singer entered unchartered territory…

  2. Bobby Bare Has Deja Vu at Historic Studio

    June 06, 2012 6:20 PM EDT It was a scene that made country legend Bobby Bare have a little bit of déjà vu. After all, he had been here before -- many times. "Shame On Me," "Detroit City," "500 Miles Away From Home," and so many others from his RCA years were all recorded at the label'…

  3. Country Music Hall of Fame: Class of 2012 Cheat Sheet

    January 26, 2012 8:15 AM EST In February, the Country Music Hall of Fame typically announces the name of three new inductees into the ranks of the genre's most exclusive class. With that in mind, we'd like to offer our thoughts on who might be the honorees in the individual categories this year. In the Modern…

  4. Country Music Preview: 10 for 2012

    January 03, 2012 3:30 PM EST is only a few days old, but there are a few things that we are really looking forward to in the world of country music. There are some big tours and quite a few big albums coming down the turnpike, and it's already looking to be a banner year. Here are ten things to look forward to:…

  5. Strait, Paisley, Chesney, Underwood Take Top CMA Honors

    November 13, 2008 2:09 PM EST Despite standout performances by the Eagles and Kid Rock (with Lil Wayne in tow), the 42nd annual Country Music Association Awards belonged to traditionalists, with George Strait and Brad Paisley coming away the big winners last night (Nov. 12) at the Sommet Center in Nashville. Strait picked…

  6. Strait, Paisley, Chesney, Underwood Take Top CMA Honors

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Despite standout performances by the Eagles and Kid Rock (with Lil Wayne in tow), the 42nd annual Country Music Association Awards belonged to traditionalists, with George Strait and Brad Paisley comi Despite standout performances by the Eagles and Kid Rock (with Lil Wayne in tow), the 42nd…

  7. Actor, Country Star Jerry Reed Dies At 71

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jerry Reed, a singer who became a good ol' boy actor in car chase movies like "Smokey and the Bandit," has died of complications from emphysema at 71. Jerry Reed, a singer who became a good ol' boy actor in car chase movies like "Smokey and the Bandit," has died…

  8. Kracker, Hiatt, Sweet Cozy Up To 'Earl'

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Previously unreleased songs from Matthew Sweet, Uncle Kracker and John Hiatt will be featured on "My Name Is Earl -- The Album." Previously unreleased songs from Matthew Sweet, Uncle Kracker and John Hiatt will be featured on "My Name Is Earl -- The Album." The soundtrack…

  9. Jerry Reed To Produce Nashville Musical

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Singer/actor Jerry Reed, best known for his role in the "Smokey and the Bandit" movies, is producing an original musical to be performed at a theater in a Nashville suburb. Singer/actor Jerry Reed, best known for his role in the "Smokey and the Bandit" movies, is producing…