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Ray Charles Inducted Into The Country Music Hall of Fame


 
Ray Charles Inducted Into The Country Music Hall of Fame
 
August 16, 2021: The Country Music Hall of Fame has announced that Ray Charles has been inducted as an official member. Charles, who revolutionized the country genre and brought it to new audiences with albums like 1962’s Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, will be inducted in the “Veterans Era Artist” category.

Singer Rissi Palmer to Perform at the Grand Ole Opry on March 19th, 2021


 
RISSI PALMER TO PERFORM AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY
ON MARCH 19, 2021
 
Performance marks first appearance in 13 years
 
NASHVILLE, TN (March 11, 2021) — Soulful country singer-songwriter and Color Me Country radio host, Rissi Palmer, will return to the Grand Ole Opry for a special performance on Friday, March 19, 2021, marking the first time she has stepped onto the hallowed stage in 13 years.

National Museum of African American Music Announces New Grand Opening Date | Delayed Until Fall 2020


 
National Museum Of African American Music Announces Grand Opening Date Of September 3, 2020 – Advance Tickets Now Available!
 
First multi-genre Black music museum scheduled to open early September in ‘Music City’
 
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — After more than 20 years in development, the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) is ready to open its doors to music lovers of all ages.

Ray Charles’s “Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, Volumes 1 & 2” Coming Feb. 22nd, 2019


 
RAY CHARLES’ MODERN SOUNDS IN COUNTRY
AND WESTERN MUSIC, VOLUMES 1 & 2
 
AMONG THE MOST INFLUENTIAL RECORDS OF THE PAST CENTURY
TO BE RELEASED BY CONCORD RECORDS ON FEBRUARY 22
 
Ray Charles’s Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, Volumes 1 & 2 are major landmarks in American culture.