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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Billboard


Forged of metal, The Sword unsheathes music that takes the genre beyond its usual audience.


Joshua Boydston
The Sword with Eagle Claw and Rainbows Are Free
8 p.m. Friday
ACM@UCO Performance Lab, 323 E. Sheridan
Thursday, February 10, 2011

Leon Russell — The Best of Leon Russell

Country rocker gets retrospective


Rod Lott
Last week saw the release of “The Best of Leon Russell,” a 16-track collection of the Oklahoma native’s biggest hits of the 1970s, plus one song from last year’s collaborative album with Elton John.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Stretch Marx

Eighties popster Richard Marx stays relevant by reworking his past hits and writing new ones for other artists.


Becky Carman
Richard Marx|
8 p.m. Friday
Choctaw Casino
Grant, 800-585-3737

8 p.m. Saturday
Choctaw Event Center
Durant, 800-585-3737

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Bright future

Bethany Improvement Foundation members hope a billboard museum would spur tourism.


Dawn Watson
At one time, billboards told stories. Now, a group in Bethany is working to capture those stories, along with the nostalgia of Route 66, and share them through a billboard museum.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Where are the women?


Gazette staff
Did you know only three of the top 25 artists on the Billboard Top Country Songs chart are women? Carrie Underwood does, and she’s not happy about it.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Carrie on


Gazette staff
The Billboard Music Awards are usually a pretty good barometer of what’s popular among the general public. Billboard would know — it’s kinda what they do.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014