Billy Dukes is a Senior Editor and Executive Producer at Taste of Country, where he has over 11,000 articles to his name. His media background includes jobs as music director 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 three sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and home renovation.
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The picture is from an iconic Johnny Cash album.
Charley Pride’s 10 Best Songs and Biggest Hits
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Chris Stapleton, Wife Morgane Help Family Who Lost Twins During Middle Tennessee Flood
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Willie Nelson’s Darkest Days — Secret History of Country Music Podcast
Nothing was more devastating for Willie Nelson than what happened to him 30 years ago this winter.
Tracy Lawrence Reflects on Friendship With Eddie Montgomery, Troy Gentry
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This most recent surgery is called a distraction.
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Charlie Daniels Dead at 83
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