COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30

Posted 7 months ago

By Corey Sorenson

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CLAY WALKER WILL SING AT THE KENTUCKY OAKS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Clay Walker will perform at the OTHER horse race going on in Louisville, Kentucky, this weekend. He will sing the national anthem at the Kentucky Oaks on Friday. The race is held on the day before the Kentucky Derby every year. Walker will also sing the anthem before the Iroquois Steeplechase on May 10 in Nashville.

CRYSTAL GAYLE EXHIBIT OPENS AT COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME

NASHVILLE (AP) — Crystal Gayle’s custom white microphone with her name engraved in gold and the Grammy she won for “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue” will be part of an exhibit about her at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The exhibit will also feature the Barbie doll based on Gayle that commemorated her 1984 flight aboard an F-16 fighter, the flight suit and boots she wore for the flight and a hand-stitched valentine she made for her mother in third grade. The exhibit opens on Friday. Gayle will participate in a museum program on Saturday.

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