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Josh Turner becoming father again

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 – Josh Turner had a feeling something was up with his wife.

Noticing she was acting "a little different" the singer encouraged his wife, Jennifer, to take a pregnancy test, according to people.com.

"She did, and it was negative, but I refused to believe it," he said. "So when she took another and told me she's pregnant, all I could say was, 'I told you!' and she was floored."

The Turners are expecting their third child in January 2011. The have songs Hampton, 3 , and Colby, 1. The family tours together as Jennifer sings backing vocals and plays keyboards.

"Jennifer and I are very thankful to be expecting our third child," Turner said. "We've always wanted a big family. It's hard to believe we already have two with another on the way."

The Turners shared the good news in person with Josh's grandmother after a recent sold-out show in Myrtle Beach, S.C. They were traveling very close to Turner's hometown of Hannah, S.C. en route to his next show when they decided to call his grandmother to see if she could meet them. During that special visit, Josh asked her, "Are you ready to be a great-grandmamma again?" To which she responded, "I was thinking that it was about time."

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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Kristofferson gives insight, but no easy answers – When they say music gets better with age, they're not always just talking about songs alone; sometimes they're also referring to the listener. When Kris Kristofferson sings, "Well, I woke up Sunday morning/With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt," to smartly open "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," he... »»»
Concert Review: No sugarcoating, Welch dishes out an experience – Gillian Welch (accompanied, as always, by master guitarist David Rawlings), celebrated her "The Harrow & The Harvest" album with a powerful night of music. She apologized many times for the utter unhappiness expressed through this album's songs, admitting it's "not the most chipper album" at one point.... »»»
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