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The Tragedy Of Randy Travis Is Just Devastating

Randy Travis is an unabashed country traditionalist, a man who brought old-fashioned styles back to the genre after it veered in a distinctly glossy and pop direction in the late 1970s and early 1980s. After bumming around the Nashville fringes for awhile, largely unsuccessfully and under his real name of Randy Traywick, Travis hit big in 1985 with a years-long string of top five country smashes, including "On the Other Hand," "Honky Tonk Moon," "Look Heart, No Hands," and the immortal...

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    The Tragedy Of Randy Travis Is Just Devastating

    The Tragedy Of Randy Travis Is Just Devastating

    Randy Travis is an unabashed country traditionalist, a man who brought old-fashioned styles back to the genre after it veered in a distinctly glossy and pop direction in the late 1970s and early 1980s. After bumming around the Nashville fringes for awhile, largely unsuccessfully and under his real name of Randy Traywick, Travis hit big in 1985 with a years-long string of top five country smashes, including "On the Other Hand," "Honky Tonk Moon," "Look Heart, No Hands," and the immortal...

    The Odd Story Behind Randy Travis's First Marriage - Grunge

    The Odd Story Behind Randy Travis's First Marriage - Grunge

    Like many country music legends, Randy Travis has a life full of all sorts of ups and downs. The story of how he met his first wife fits right in. When Randy Traywick (Travis is a stage name) was a young up-and-coming 17-year-old country singer in 1977, he auditioned for a talent competition at a club in Charlotte, North Carolina. There he met the club owner, Mary Elizabeth "Lib" Hatcher, 33, and the two struck up a friendship, reported People magazine in 1991...

    Musicians You Wouldn't Want To Meet In Real Life - Grunge

    Musicians You Wouldn't Want To Meet In Real Life - Grunge

    We all likely share the same fantasies when it comes to meeting our heroes. In the wonderful dreamworld of chance encounters with famous people, we are cool, collected, and not at all geeking out at sharing the same real estate as someone we admire. This applies to musicians as well. We imagine that we could conjure up stories that would make them see us differently than every other fervent follower they come across. "I'll make an impression on them," you think to yourself. "One day...

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