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A Tale of Two Tributes: Alabama

October 19, 2013 Sam Gazdziak 8

Alabama-Friends

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Alabama & Friends

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To recognize the impact that Alabama has had on modern country music, you could consider their millions of albums sold, their hundreds of awards, their many #1 songs or their induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005. You could also look at how the boys from Fort Payne, Ala. have the distinction of bringing something entirely new into country music.

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Discussion: SoundScan Sound Off

December 17, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 30

In this era of rampant piracy and economic recession, things aren’t looking good for the music industry.   We don’t post too often about the business side of the music business here, as we tend to

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Randy Owen, One on One

November 4, 2008 Guest Contributor 0

Randy Owen One on One As the lead singer of Alabama, Randy Owen guided the quartet with his rugged, yet appealing vocal style.  With the band retired from the road, Owen steps into the spotlight alone with

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Randy Owen, “Braid My Hair”

January 21, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 21

I wasn’t aware that Randy Owen was planning on doing any solo recordings, especially since Alabama is still putting out new studio albums.     That band’s long-standing association with St. Jude’s Children Hospital makes the subject