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Jimmy Buffett and Toby Keith are Too Drunk To Karaoke?

Too drunk to karaoke. Is such a thing even possible? Jimmy Buffett and Toby Keith seem to think so. Buffett spoke with Buzz Brainard of The Highway about their new collaboration. During the interview, “beach hillbilly” music came up, so listen below … Continued

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Jimmy Buffett and Toby Keith are Too Drunk To Karaoke?

Too drunk to karaoke. Is such a thing even possible? Jimmy Buffett and Toby Keith seem to think so. Buffett spoke with Buzz Brainard of The Highway about their new collaboration. During the interview, “beach hillbilly” music came up, so listen below … Continued

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Gary Allan: Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)

SiriusXM’s The Highway enjoyed an intimate performance with country singer-songwriter Gary Allan this week. The New York Times describes Gary’s music as “elegant, often deadpan songs [that] tend toward manly understate-ment.” We couldn’t agree more – and that’s no overstate-ment.

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Gary Allan: Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)

SiriusXM’s The Highway enjoyed an intimate performance with country singer-songwriter Gary Allan this week. The New York Times describes Gary’s music as “elegant, often deadpan songs [that] tend toward manly understate-ment.” We couldn’t agree more – and that’s no overstate-ment.

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We’re in Pieces after Gary Allan’s moving performance

Country rebel Gary Allan brought a rousing rendition of his song “Pieces” to The Highway recently. Always honest and unadorned, Allan proved to us once again that he gets right to the core of the issue – and our hearts.

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We’re in Pieces after Gary Allan’s moving performance

Country rebel Gary Allan brought a rousing rendition of his song “Pieces” to The Highway recently. Always honest and unadorned, Allan proved to us once again that he gets right to the core of the issue – and our hearts.

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Someone, Somewhere Tonight performed live by Kellie Pickler

Country darling Kellie Pickler broke our hearts recently at the SiriusXM studios in Nashville when she sang this honest, intimate rendition of Someone, Somewhere Tonight for The Highway. In the true country tradition, Kellie always makes the bitter just a … Continued

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Someone, Somewhere Tonight performed live by Kellie Pickler

Country darling Kellie Pickler broke our hearts recently at the SiriusXM studios in Nashville when she sang this honest, intimate rendition of Someone, Somewhere Tonight for The Highway. In the true country tradition, Kellie always makes the bitter just a … Continued

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Kellie Pickler honors her roots with cover of George Jones’ White Lightning

The ever vivacious Kellie Pickler thoroughly entertained at the SiriusXM studios in Nashville with her cover of George Jones’ classic “White Lightning” as lucky fans clapped along. Kellie is always a welcome guest on The Highway and this performance tells … Continued

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Kellie Pickler honors her roots with cover of George Jones’ White Lightning

The ever vivacious Kellie Pickler thoroughly entertained at the SiriusXM studios in Nashville with her cover of George Jones’ classic “White Lightning” as lucky fans clapped along. Kellie is always a welcome guest on The Highway and this performance tells … Continued

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Charlie Worsham’s Crazy Train/Eastbound and Down banjo medley

Country star Charlie Worsham stopped by the SiriusXM studios to play a surprising medley: Ozzy Osbourne’s Crazy Train coupled with Eastbound and Down from the 1977 movie Smokey and the Bandit. Check out Worsham’s country twist on the two classics … Continued

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Charlie Worsham’s Crazy Train/Eastbound and Down banjo medley

Country star Charlie Worsham stopped by the SiriusXM studios to play a surprising medley: Ozzy Osbourne’s Crazy Train coupled with Eastbound and Down from the 1977 movie Smokey and the Bandit. Check out Worsham’s country twist on the two classics … Continued

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Charlie Worsham wonders, Could It Be?

No need to wonder anymore, Charlie. The young virtuoso banjo player delivered the goods recently for The Highway at the SiriusXM studios in Nashville with his song Could It Be. After watching this energetic, intimate performance, we have to say, … Continued

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Charlie Worsham wonders, Could It Be?

No need to wonder anymore, Charlie. The young virtuoso banjo player delivered the goods recently for The Highway at the SiriusXM studios in Nashville with his song Could It Be. After watching this energetic, intimate performance, we have to say, … Continued

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Charlie Worsham heats up The Highway with Ozzy cover

Warner Bros. recording artist and banjoist extraordinaire Charlie Worsham brought his rousing versions of “Crazy Train” and “Eastbound and Down” to the SiriusXM studios in Nashville. Who knew Ozzy could sound so good played on only 5 1/2 strings?

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Charlie Worsham heats up The Highway with Ozzy cover

Warner Bros. recording artist and banjoist extraordinaire Charlie Worsham brought his rousing versions of “Crazy Train” and “Eastbound and Down” to the SiriusXM studios in Nashville. Who knew Ozzy could sound so good played on only 5 1/2 strings?

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Stephen King and John Mellencamp Talk “Ghost Brothers” Collaboration

Imagine “Tennessee Williams on mushrooms.” That’s how “Loon in the Afternoon’s” Mojo Nixon describes “Ghost Brothers of Darkland County” — a new musical written by Stephen King with songs by John Mellencamp. The gory, supernatural show is inspired by Mellencamp’s … Continued

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Stephen King and John Mellencamp Talk “Ghost Brothers” Collaboration

Imagine “Tennessee Williams on mushrooms.” That’s how “Loon in the Afternoon’s” Mojo Nixon describes “Ghost Brothers of Darkland County” — a new musical written by Stephen King with songs by John Mellencamp. The gory, supernatural show is inspired by Mellencamp’s … Continued

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LISTEN: Johnny Cash Stamp Day with Daughter Rosanne Cash

What would it be like to receive a letter with your father’s face on it? Few people will find out, but Johnny Cash’s daughter Rosanne is looking forward to the moment when someone sends her a letter with The Man … Continued

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LISTEN: Johnny Cash Stamp Day with Daughter Rosanne Cash

What would it be like to receive a letter with your father’s face on it? Few people will find out, but Johnny Cash’s daughter Rosanne is looking forward to the moment when someone sends her a letter with The Man … Continued

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Blake Shelton: “I’m Gonna Have the Hell Beat Outta Me for Saying This”

Country star and judge on NBC’s “The Voice,” Blake Shelton, took a question from a fan at his SiriusXM Town Hall about how he ensures he portrays country music in a positive light. But the Oklahoma native turns the question … Continued

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Blake Shelton: “I’m Gonna Have the Hell Beat Outta Me for Saying This”

Country star and judge on NBC’s “The Voice,” Blake Shelton, took a question from a fan at his SiriusXM Town Hall about how he ensures he portrays country music in a positive light. But the Oklahoma native turns the question … Continued

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WATCH: Stars Wish Willie Nelson a Happy Birthday

Some of the biggest stars in the world – and Willie’s friends – wish him a very happy 80th birthday.

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WATCH: Stars Wish Willie Nelson a Happy Birthday

Some of the biggest stars in the world – and Willie’s friends – wish him a very happy 80th birthday.

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Snoop’s High Praise for Willie

Snoop Lion joined a plethora of superstars, including Tony Bennett, Sheryl Crow and Santana in recording a #Happy80Willie birthday greeting to Willie Nelson, but  as you can imagine Snoop’s had its own special focus.

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Snoop’s High Praise for Willie

Snoop Lion joined a plethora of superstars, including Tony Bennett, Sheryl Crow and Santana in recording a #Happy80Willie birthday greeting to Willie Nelson, but  as you can imagine Snoop’s had its own special focus.

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WATCH: “Burnin’ it Down” with Americana’s Roots Man Steve Earle

Americana icon Steve Earle reminded us what we really need in life (and what we don’t) with his new song “Burnin’ it Down.” The Outlaw Country studios at SiriusXM were galvanized and inspired by this down-to-earth, honest and intimate performance. … Continued

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WATCH: “Burnin’ it Down” with Americana’s Roots Man Steve Earle

Americana icon Steve Earle reminded us what we really need in life (and what we don’t) with his new song “Burnin’ it Down.” The Outlaw Country studios at SiriusXM were galvanized and inspired by this down-to-earth, honest and intimate performance. … Continued

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WATCH: Steve Earle Shows Us the “Invisible” People

Steve Earle brought home the cause of homelessness with his moving song “Invisible,” performed recently at the SiriusXM Outlaw Country studios. In this intimate live setting, Earle sings this piece inspired by the growing lines at local soup kitchens, and … Continued

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WATCH: Steve Earle Shows Us the “Invisible” People

Steve Earle brought home the cause of homelessness with his moving song “Invisible,” performed recently at the SiriusXM Outlaw Country studios. In this intimate live setting, Earle sings this piece inspired by the growing lines at local soup kitchens, and … Continued

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WATCH: Steve Earle Takes Us on a Tuneful Ride on “The Low Highway”

Folk Americana icon Steve Earle still sings every note like it’s the first time. In this recent live set at the SiriusXM Performance Theater, Earle coaxed the tones from his guitar that make him an Outlaw Country all-time favorite. We’ll … Continued

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WATCH: Steve Earle Takes Us on a Tuneful Ride on “The Low Highway”

Folk Americana icon Steve Earle still sings every note like it’s the first time. In this recent live set at the SiriusXM Performance Theater, Earle coaxed the tones from his guitar that make him an Outlaw Country all-time favorite. We’ll … Continued

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WATCH: Tegan and Sara Croon Through “Not Tonight” at the SiriusXM Studios

Alt-pop favorites Tegan and Sara brought their signature sound to the Alt Nation studios for an intimate live performance. Can you spot the classic cover song embedded in their latest hit?

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WATCH: Tegan and Sara Croon Through “Not Tonight” at the SiriusXM Studios

Alt-pop favorites Tegan and Sara brought their signature sound to the Alt Nation studios for an intimate live performance. Can you spot the classic cover song embedded in their latest hit?

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WATCH: Dunwells Find the Folk in Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble”

British folk rockers The Dunwells bring the acoustics back to Taylor Swift with this version of the country poptress’s “I Knew You Were Trouble.”

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WATCH: Dunwells Find the Folk in Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble”

British folk rockers The Dunwells bring the acoustics back to Taylor Swift with this version of the country poptress’s “I Knew You Were Trouble.”

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Lord Huron rocks gently with cover of The Kinks’ “Strangers”

SiriusXM U hosted indie folkers Lord Huron recently at the New York studios, where they performed this soulful version of The Kinks’ classic “Strangers.” Check out this great new twist on an old favorite.

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Lord Huron rocks gently with cover of The Kinks’ “Strangers”

SiriusXM U hosted indie folkers Lord Huron recently at the New York studios, where they performed this soulful version of The Kinks’ classic “Strangers.” Check out this great new twist on an old favorite.

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Black Prairie gets cozy on The Loft with cover of Song Remains the Same

Progressive string band Black Prairie were showing their roots recently when they performed this exciting cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Song Remains the Same” at the SiriusXM studios in Washington, D.C. Look out Jimmy Page, these guys can rip with the … Continued

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Black Prairie gets cozy on The Loft with cover of Song Remains the Same

Progressive string band Black Prairie were showing their roots recently when they performed this exciting cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Song Remains the Same” at the SiriusXM studios in Washington, D.C. Look out Jimmy Page, these guys can rip with the … Continued

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WATCH: Kris Kristofferson Lives Up to the Legend with “Sunday Morning Coming Down”

The mutli-talented singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson lived up to his name when he treated us to an intimate solo performance of his classic song “Sunday Morning Coming Down.” It’s musical history from the man himself and we’re so glad to be … Continued

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WATCH: Kris Kristofferson Lives Up to the Legend with “Sunday Morning Coming Down”

The mutli-talented singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson lived up to his name when he treated us to an intimate solo performance of his classic song “Sunday Morning Coming Down.” It’s musical history from the man himself and we’re so glad to be … Continued

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WATCH: The Soul of Townes Van Zandt Lives in Ryan Bingham in “To Live is to Fly” Cover

Singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham, who wrote “The Weary Kind” from the film Crazy Heart, dropped by the SiriusXM studios in New York City and delivered this cover version of the Townes Van Zandt classic, “To Live is to Fly.” Check out … Continued

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WATCH: The Soul of Townes Van Zandt Lives in Ryan Bingham in “To Live is to Fly” Cover

Singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham, who wrote “The Weary Kind” from the film Crazy Heart, dropped by the SiriusXM studios in New York City and delivered this cover version of the Townes Van Zandt classic, “To Live is to Fly.” Check out … Continued

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The Highway: Hottest Songs of 2012

In addition to coming into our studios for a SiriusXM Town Hall, country star and straight-up great guy Jason Aldean landed on the 2012 list of top 59 songs played on The Highway, Ch 59. That’s because SiriusXM listeners couldn’t … Continued

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The Highway: Hottest Songs of 2012

In addition to coming into our studios for a SiriusXM Town Hall, country star and straight-up great guy Jason Aldean landed on the 2012 list of top 59 songs played on The Highway, Ch 59. That’s because SiriusXM listeners couldn’t … Continued

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WATCH: Bonnie Raitt’s Classy Take on Gerry Rafferty’s “Right Down the Line”

A cardboard statue of Elvis gazes on as Bonnie Raitt performs this incredible cover of Gerry Rafferty’s “Right Down the Line” for an exclusive studio audience in New York. We’d like to join the King in saying to Bonnie, “Thank … Continued

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WATCH: Bonnie Raitt’s Classy Take on Gerry Rafferty’s “Right Down the Line”

A cardboard statue of Elvis gazes on as Bonnie Raitt performs this incredible cover of Gerry Rafferty’s “Right Down the Line” for an exclusive studio audience in New York. We’d like to join the King in saying to Bonnie, “Thank … Continued

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WATCH: Youth Lagoon and John Denver? Check Out Cover of “Goodbye Again”

Who says John Denver wasn’t an indie rocker? Youth Lagoon, otherwise known as Trevor Powers, visited the SiriusXM U studios to bring his indie sound from Boise to the Rocky Mountains through this rendition of a Denver classic.

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WATCH: Youth Lagoon and John Denver? Check Out Cover of “Goodbye Again”

Who says John Denver wasn’t an indie rocker? Youth Lagoon, otherwise known as Trevor Powers, visited the SiriusXM U studios to bring his indie sound from Boise to the Rocky Mountains through this rendition of a Denver classic.

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Oak Ridge Boys Show Their (White) Stripes Covering “Seven Nation Army”

The Oak Ridge Boys show us why they’re still at the top of their game after so many years, so many miles and so many hit songs. In fact, they’re not only on top, they’re on The Pulse – with … Continued

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Oak Ridge Boys Show Their (White) Stripes Covering “Seven Nation Army”

The Oak Ridge Boys show us why they’re still at the top of their game after so many years, so many miles and so many hit songs. In fact, they’re not only on top, they’re on The Pulse – with … Continued

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