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Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Ricky Skaggs introduced this country Christmas classic on his 1986 album, Love’s Gonna Get Ya!, complete with backing vocals from the legendary James Taylor. Can you name it? ANSWER: “New Star Shining.” Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockBlake Shelton promotes his new collection, Fully Loaded: God’s Country, Friday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Check your local listings to see when the syndicated hour airs in your area. The 28th annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival will

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Forty-five years ago this week, cowboy legend Red Steagall saw this promising vocalist perform “The Star Spangled Banner” at the National Rodeo Finals in Oklahoma City, and was so impressed he set up some sessions for her in