Music News

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Fifty-four years ago this week, “The Ballad of Jed Clampett” from The Beverly Hillbillies topped Billboard‘s country chart. Can you recall who sang the classic TV theme? ANSWER:  Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Real-life Music City Mayor Megan Barry played herself in Thursday night’s episode of Nashville on CMT. Rock icon John Mellencamp will release a new duet album titled Sad Clowns and Hillbillies this spring, recorded with Carlene Carter, the daughter of country legend June Carter Cash.

“Nashville” Recap: “Leap of Faith”

CMTOn Thursday’s new episode of Nashville on CMT, Juliette Barnes’ determination to walk again, coupled with her insistence on not taking her pain medication, threatened to push her relationship with Avery Barkley over the brink. After a new therapy

Justin Moore Goes Neon for “Somebody Else Will”

ABC/Image Group LA Justin Moore’s last music video may’ve been a comic spoof on classic westerns, but he’s taken an entirely different approach with the treatment for his new single, “Somebody Else Will.” The Arkansas native is

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Eight years ago this week, Garth Brooks performed at an inaugural event for President Barack Obama on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Can you recall the song he sang? ANSWER:  “We Shall Be Free.” Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio.