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NashvillePost: Gibson goes on defensive against price-fixing claims

From the NashvillePost.com: Iconic Nashville-based guitar manufacturer Gibson said claims it colluded with other manufacturers and a retailer in a price-fixing scheme are “wholly without merit.” Gibson, along with competitors Yamaha and Fender, retailer Guitar Center, and the National Association of the Music Merchants, an industry group, are charged in a number of lawsuits in […]

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Editorial: Nashville Connects Grammy Dots

Taylor Swift, Zac Brown, Kings of Leon…. The biggest and brightest Grammys all have a thread that at least a few thousand of us should be smiling about this morning. NASHVILLE! Now we all knew Ms. Swift was going to need a valet to help her get all of hers to the limo. She is […]

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Nashville Scene: Paisley, Lambert, Swift, Johnson Top Critics’ Poll

“The Mount Rushmore of country music’s future—Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert, Taylor Swift and Jamey Johnson—tops the 2009 Country Music Critics’ Poll” See the Critics’ top albums, commentary, chart vs. critic comparison and more. Read the story here.

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Break-In at Charlie Daniels Museum

From the City Paper: Metro Police are continuing their investigation into an early morning burglary at the Charlie Daniels Band Museum downtown on Second Avenue. Thieves grabbed $200 from the museum’s cash register but did not steal any of the band’s memorabilia, police said. Click here for more.

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Gibson Plans 1920s-Style Sweets Shop Downtown

From the Nashville Scene: Gibson Guitar Inc. has transported a 1926 candy store from Michigan to Nashville and will reopen it in January on Lower Broadway. Click to read more.

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XL Video: New Nashville Shop For Tour Planning

From the Nashville Post: One of his hands is already in The Claw. With the other, Ken Gay is out to grab a hold of Nashville’s concert scene. Gay is the general manager of the XL Video Nashville, the local outpost of a global player in the lighting of bright and glitzy events that range […]

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City Paper: Judge Dismisses All Charges Against John Rich

General Sessions Judge Aaron Holt has dismissed the harassment and assault charges filed against country singer John Rich. “I’m relived the story is now out there accurately. It’s a good feeling,” Rich said after Friday’s hearing. CLICK HERE to read more…

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Nashville Post: FBI Raids Gibson Offices

Iconic company charged with illegal importation of Madagascar wood. Click to go to >>Nashville Post<<

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Nashville Scene: Dolly Parton Box Set

A hefty new collection reflects the many facets of Dolly Parton’s talent.

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Nashville Scene: Johnny Jones, 1936-2009

A vital piece of Nashville’s R&B history fell silent Wednesday, Oct. 14 with the death of legendary blues guitarist Johnny Jones. Read more.

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Nashville Scene: Women’s profiles in bluegrass have risen

Generation by generation, women’s profiles in bluegrass have risen By Jewly Hight Funny how straightforward Rhonda Vincent sounds proclaiming herself an “All American Bluegrass Girl” in the song of that title—until you listen past the hook. Read more.

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