Willies Place Foreclosed and Sold to TCA

By Mike Copeland Tribune-Herald staff writer Willie’s Place is not Willie’s place anymore. Travel Centers of America will turn the iconic truck stop at Carl’s Corner north of Hillsboro into a Petro Stopping Center for motorists. Country music legend Willie Nelson and partners opened Willie’s Place there in 2008. It served as a combination fuel …

Three Years and Losing Ground

In August it will be three years since I started writing about real traditional country music and new traditionalists. When I started writing this blog Willie’s Place was going stong on XM Radio. Kilroy and Catfish played great music 24/7. North America heard the music, CD’s and digital downloads were selling, new TV shows like …

Red Steagall In The Bunkhouse on RFD TV

Red Steagall, America’s favorite cowboy singer and storyteller, will do double duty as entertainer and interviewer for In the Bunkhouse, a weekly “cowboy variety” series that premiered November 4 on the RFD-TV network. Cowboys & Indians Magazine takes great pride in presenting the half-hour program, which will air at 1 and 11 p.m. EST Wednesdays …

Vibrant user community supports traditional country

A long-held principle of The Country Classics is supporting and promoting traditional country music, and our vibrant user community has played a big part in advancing this ideal. That’s why we’re asking for your help in spreading the word about traditional country music. Tell your friends, family, followers, fans, customers and others about the many …