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Glen Campbell’s “Wichita Lineman” & Eddy Arnold’s “Make the World Go Away” Earn Historic Honor

Glen Campbell’s “Wichita Lineman” & Eddy Arnold’s “Make the World Go Away” Earn Historic Honor

The Library of Congress added 25 titles to the National Recording Registry, including Glen Campbell’s “Wichita Lineman,” Eddy Arnold’s “Make the World Go Away” and Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You,” which was penned by Dolly Parton. The 25 titles were chosen based on their “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant” importance. This year’s additions…MORE

The Stories Behind 5 of Glen Campbell’s Biggest Hits, Including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Gentle On My Mind” & More

The Stories Behind 5 of Glen Campbell’s Biggest Hits, Including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Gentle On My Mind” & More

An accomplished guitarist, Glen Campbell was a highly sought-after session player who performed on recordings by the Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra and Merle Haggard before becoming a successful solo artist known for his uncanny ability to pick great songs. Below are the stories behind five of Glen’s most popular songs: “Gentle On My Mind,” “Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston,” “Rhinestone…MORE

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Ashley McBryde Packs It All For Her Tour

Ashley McBryde Packs It All For Her Tour

Ashley McBryde’s This Town Talks tour gets rolling next month in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Then for the next 7 months she’ll be crisscrossing this nation playing shows from Georgia to Montana and everywhere in between.

So, with all that travel, and different locations, packing for a tour can present some challenges. Ashley shares one basic piece of advice when it comes to preparing for the road, “At first, learning how to pack for on tour…I really didn’t do a good job. I guess maybe I thought I was leaving for summer camp. So, I would spend a couple of weeks where I overpacked, and a couple of weeks where I under packed. Just let me tell you…if you have to choose between the two – overpack. You can put those clothes away when you get back.”

 

Photo Credit: Daniel Meigs