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An Ozarks Country Music Two-Fer: The Wilburn Brothers and Vernon Oxford

You can’t dispute the force that was behind Hardy, Arkansas’ Teddy and Doyle Wilburn, the duo who made up the Wilburn Brothers. Talented musicians in their own right from the Ozark foothills town, these stars of the Grand Ole Opry … Continue reading

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Happy Little Home in Arkansas Eases Sad Memories for Grandpa Jones

“Hey Grandpa, what’s for supper?” The cry offstage was directed at Grandpa Jones during Hee Haw, a homespun – and often surreal – country music variety show that aired on television from 1969 to 1993. It featured corn ball humor, … Continue reading

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