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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Legendary singer/songwriter Tony Joe White passed away Wednesday at his home in Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee after a sudden heart attack. Among other songs, White wrote the classic “Rainy Night in Georgia.” He was 75. Newcomer Levi Hummon got to

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Fifteen years ago this week, Gary Allan spent the first of two weeks at #1 on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart with the first single from his See If I Care album. Can you name it? ANSWER: “Tough Little Boys.” Copyright

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Country Music Hall of Famers Alabama will receive the Tony Martell Lifetime Entertainment Achievement Award February 25 at the 11th Annual Nashville Honors Gala at the Omni in Music City. Rascal Flatt‘s Jay DeMarcus is launching his own Christian