Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
The 10 Most Redneck Cities in America
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy has made a cottage industry out of redneck humor with his series of 'You Might Be a Redneck If ... ' books, albums and specials. Now, a recent article has narrowed down the 10 most redneck cities in America -- and you might (or might not) be a redneck if you live in one of them.
Blake Shelton Offered Opening Act Slot at Ray Price Concert
If Blake Shelton really wants to make up for his recent comments about classic country fans being "old farts," it looks like he's going to have the chance. The reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year has been offered a gig opening for country legend Ray Price, who publicly took him to task after his comments went viral.
Elvis Presley’s 78th Birthday Marked With New Exhibit and Cake Cutting
Memphis dignitaries and music fans will gather at Graceland to celebrate the birthday of Elvis Presley, who would have turned 78 today (Jan. 8). The ceremony will feature a cake cutting, while a new Elvis exhibit also opens today.
Jimmy Buffett’s Cheeseburger in Paradise Restaurant Chain Sold to Luby’s
If you've ever wanted to eat a cheeseburger in paradise, your chances might have just gotten better. Named for Jimmy Buffett's 1978 hit, the Cheeseburger in Paradise restaurant chain has just been acquired by Luby's, Inc. -- and the new owners say they plan to "expand the brand."
George Strait Announces Final Tour
Country superstar George Strait has announced that he will retire from the road after mounting one final tour. Strait will embark on the Cowboy Rides Away Tour, which begins in 2013 and runs through 2014, before calling it quits on a touring career.
Faith Hill Returns to NBC for ‘Sunday Night Football’ in 2012 Opening Commercial
Country music sweetheart Faith Hill is as American as apple pie, hot dogs and (especially) football, as she demonstrated again over the weekend.