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    Every once in awhile, you get the opportunity to attend something special, emotional and lasting. Last week I attended the 19th Annual Music Master Awards/ Conference/Tribute Concert for The Everly Brothers. I will cherish and remember the conference but especially the concert forever. When I think about it today I have two distinct emotions, joy and a tear. At the conference we saw some very rare footage of The Everly Brothers, film clips from Germany and England not seen by my many until the conference. The Brothers are seen in their pure unblemished state, voices like angels. What a true treat we experienced at the conference.We got to spend an hour with Graham Nash. There were about 100 or so of us sitting in a room just listening and talking him. His love for the Everly Brothers is genuine, deep and wide. When he heard about the conference he called The Hall and said ' “ I have to be a part.” When asked why, he told a story about seeing the Brothers in England in the early sixties. After the concert, he and Allan Clarke waited outside their hotel until 2AM and approached Don and Phil. Much to their surprise, the brothers talked with and encouraged them. He said it was the moment that changed his life. He also said that performers, just like the rest of us, have their heroes. The Everly Brothers are his heroes and someone he wanted to sound like. The concert was held at the Playhouse Square 's State Theatre. Opened in 1921, this 3400 seat Italian Renaissance…

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    rustic one bedroom cabin. Dolly Parton outlined her family’s poverty in her song “Coat of Many Colors”. In the song she discusses that she doesn’t understand why the other children made fun of her clothing because she was proud that her mother hand made this coat for her. She understood that her family was poor, but she was by no means embarrassed of it. Music played a vital role in her childhood and early teen years. Dolly was a member of the church of God in Cleveland Tennessee. Her…

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    Do you know that Molly Ringwald almost became an opera singer? She was not familiar with acting but started at a young age anyway. She had started a get a successful career in her young teen years, and it lasted into her early adult years. She moved and continued with her career. She has had a successful career and it still continues to this day. Molly Ringwald was one of the best actresses of the 80’s and is still recognized by many people. Molly Ringwald only had one performer in the family…

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    Lauren Alaina and Raelynn are both new female country artist, that have been through singing competitions to get where they are today. They both have had many challenges throughout their career. They have had to compete against several people and go in front of millions of people and judges. Lauren Alaina is from Rossville, Georgia. Lauren’s full name is Lauren Alaina Kristine Suddeth. Lauren was born on November 8, 1994. She was on the tenth season of American Idol. She was the runner up…

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    Leonard Fournette Wiki, Age, Height, Married, Salary, Net Worth and Bio Leonard Fournette age and bio Leonard Joseph Fournette III AKA Leonard Fournette was born on 18th January 1995 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the United States of America which makes Leonard Fournette age of 22 years old now. He is the son of Leonard Fournette, Jr. and Lory Fournette. The Hurricane Katrina in the year 2005 changed his life as his grandfather died by the storm and family forced to move Texas. He has a younger…

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    By 1988 Dolly was back to focusing on her musical career. She was nominated for two Grammys that year and won the Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (Dolly Parton Awards). She shared this award with the great Linda Ronstadt and legendary Emmylou Harris. They received this award due to a hit off of their collaboration album, Trio. They later produced a second album Trio II. Dolly Parton also won a two People’s Choice Awards that year, Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer and…

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    Opening in may of 1986 Dolly Parton was inspired to name it Dollywood because of the Hollywood sign in California(“Parton” 1). Dolly Parton has spared no expense on making Dollywood a family getaway in the smokys, spending over 110 million dollars in renovations and expansions it is a sight to behold(Dollywood History1). This year marks the 30th anniversary of the grand opening so 2016 is no year to slow down on the creative and intriguing renovations to the…

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    able to try out for American Idol’s fourth season in 2005 her senior year of college. Underwood wowed the judges and passed to be sent off to Hollywood to be on the TV show. Carrie talent was obvious to voters and eventually won the fourth season of American Idol. From there her career took off making her album “Some Hearts” with a billboard topping song “Jesus Take the Wheel.” Her success just keep growing through the years. Over the years Carries success has been proven with being nominated…

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    This year, our Marching Band got the chance to go to Nashville, Tennessee where we encountered the different musical culture they had. We attended The Grand Ole Opry, a concert where many talented country musicians performed live in a giant hall. It was a fascinating experience when we learned about the musician’s lives through their music and what they consider everyday aspect of their lives that we don’t have farther up north. One of the band members got the opportunity to participate in a…

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    Heber Springs Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) was well represented at the National Leadership Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee July ?-?. Six HSHS members were able to attend and further their leadership skills: Kylie Green (State Vice-President of Public Relations), Olivia Candau, Lynea Cutshall, Lauren Cutshall, Valley Cantrell, and Jacob Cantrell. They were accompanied by FCCLA Adviser Lori Cantrell. Over 7500 attended the conference. State Officer Kylie Green…

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