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Billy Dukes

Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. In 2014 they moved to Nashville where they now live with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
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Country Proud: See Artists Wearing the American Flag

While a few country artists only wear the American flag on special occasions, others will pull out a patriotic jacket, tank top or guitar whenever the mood strikes them. Country music leads all genres in terms of patriotism, so it's not surprising to find many pictures of the biggest artists wearing the American flag over the last ten years.

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Tim McGraw Helps 94-Year-Old Superfan in Need on Facebook

Tim McGraw may have signed up for more than he realized when he reached out to a 94-year-old superfan and promised tickets to an April show in South Carolina. Tia Pettygrue says her grandmother is already planning her outfit for the stop on the Soul2Soul Tour.

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Go Behind the Scenes of the Stunning ‘Forever Country’ Music Video [Exclusive]

Thirty country legends jumped at the chance to be a part of the music video for "Forever Country," an all-star collaboration that pays tribute to 50 years of the CMA Awards. In this behind the scenes video exclusive to Taste of Country, key artists join the song's producer and music video's director to talk about pulling the song and video together.

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Album Spotlight: Florida Georgia Line, ‘Dig Your Roots’

Crickets chirp and frogs croak before either member of Florida Georgia Line is heard on their new Dig Your Roots album. It’s a sign that the 15 songs are unlike anything you’ve heard from them before.

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