Randy Owen & Teddy Gentry Release Statement On Jeff Cook’s Passing

Nashville, Tenn. (November 10, 2022) — ALABAMA‘s Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry today released the following statements, mourning the passing of their friend, cousin and bandmate of more than 50 years, Jeff Cook.

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Jeff Cook – Founding Member Of Alabama – Passes Away

Jeff Cook, a founding member of the Fort Payne-based group ALABAMA, passed away on Monday, November 7. He was 73. According to the band’s publicity firm, Cook died at his beach home in Destin, Fla. “with his family and close friends by his side.”

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Ray Stevens Revealed As 2022 Musicians Hall Of Fame Inductee

 Ray Stevens | Photo Credit: Angela Talley 
Legendary singer-songwriter Ray Stevens has been revealed as a 2022 inductee into the Musicians Hall of Fame. Stevens will enter on November 22 during a formal induction ceremony at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium. He’ll be inducted alongside Vince Gill, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Don McClean, engineer George Massenburg and producer Jim Guercio.

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Jerry Lee Lewis Passes Away

By Author Rick Bragg / Shared On Jerry Lee Lewis’ Facebook Page:
Somewhere in the world, in a mean little honky-tonk or big music hall or church basement rec room, someone is playing a Jerry Lee Lewis song.

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Whitley, Lewis & Galante To Enter Country Music Hall Of Fame Today

Three country music greats will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame at a ceremony to be held today in Nashville, Tennessee.  The hall of fame inductees are divided into three categories: non-performer, veteran era artist and modern era artist.

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Loretta Lynn – The Coal Miner’s Daughter – Passes Away

Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter whose frank songs about life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her a pillar of country music, has died. She was 90.

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Alabama Donates To Kentucky Flood Victims

During a concert held this past Saturday, August 6, in Sharpsburg, Kentucky, Country Music Hall of Fame group ALABAMA donated $25,000 to aid those affected by the recent flooding in the Bluegrass State.

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Country Singer Chris Stapleton Gives Back To His Home State

Photo Credit: Knott County Schools (Kentucky)

In the wake of a devastating flood pattern that has left more than 35 people dead and hundreds of others unaccounted for in eastern Kentucky, Chris Stapleton quietly made his way to the hardest-hit counties to help in relief efforts for his home state.

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Willie Nelson’s Farm Aid 2022 Announced – Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow

Farm Aid is returning to Raleigh, North Carolina this fall with a line-up that boasts the likes of organizers Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds, Margo Price, Chris Stapleton, Sheryl Crow, Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real.

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Alabama Fan Appreciating Week

Country music group Alabama celebrates “Fan Appreciation Week” through Saturday with all the activities you know and love, plus some special guests and surprises

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