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WEEK OF AUGUST 2, 2015

 

This week’s listener requests come from Bethany in Mount Stewart, Prince Edward Island

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“KICK THE DUST UP” SINGER HAS HIS OWN DUST-UP, BUT TRIUMPHS

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Motley Crue, with Nikki Sixx in a cowboy hat, arrive at the 1990 MTV Video Music Awards. Kevin Mazur/WireImage

From loud guitars and lasers to songs about girls, girls, girls, a look back at how the Eighties bad boys have been an inspiration in Nashville

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Singer stands strong in empowering track, and talks overcoming creative frustrations and role of women on country radio

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Songs about small towns run rampant in country music.

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Underneath all the hair and makeup (and Botox and silicone), the self-deprecating humor and effervescent personality, lies an uncanny talent that has led Dolly Parton to become the most honored woman in country music history.

 

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WEEK OF JULY 26, 2015

 

This week’s listener requests come from Irene in Orangeville, California