Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. In 2014 they moved to Nashville where they now live with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Man Shot Outside Jason Aldean Concert in Mississippi
For the second time in less than a month gunshots disrupted the party at a Jason Aldean concert.
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Watch Dierks Bentley Sing National Anthem Before Stanley Cup Finals Game 4
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Country Singers Who Played Football
Country music's football pedigree dates back almost 70 years, when one country legend first strapped on his maskless leather helmet to toss the pigskin around.
10 Best Original Christmas Songs in Country Music
Country artists have been as reliable as any in creating Christmas songs to make the holidays more magical.
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Presidential Debate to Affect ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ ‘The Voice’
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Best September 11-Inspired Country Song? [Vote]
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