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Joey + Rory TV specal airs Friday

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 – Joey + Rory taped a television special, "Country's Family Reunion Presents Joey+Rory's A Farmhouse Christmas." The hour-long special will make its debut during the time slot of RFD-TV's "Country Family Reunion" show at 7 p.m. central on Friday, Nov. 25.

"We got to know Larry (Black) when we were guests on a couple of his shows earlier this year on RFD'" said Rory Feek. "We love what he's done with county music and values on his programs, and we pitched him the idea of A Farmhouse Christmas. Larry's an outside-the-box thinker, like we are, so I think it just made sense and sounded like fun to him. We're thrilled at how it turned out, and we're anxious for everyone to see it. Funny thing is, we don't even have a tv, so we'll have to go visit someone and catch it one these nights."

Taped in their 1870s farm house and barn in Pottsville, Tenn., Joey+Rory mixed songs from their "A Farmhouse Christmas" cd with light-hearted conversation about Christmas memories, favorite gifts, cooking and more. They performed all of the songs with their band in front of a set that they built in their barn. "It was decked out like a winter wonderland," Joey Martin added. "You won't even be able to tell Rory usually has his old cars and boat parked where we were singing."

The show will re-air on RFD-TV Nov. 26 at 11 p.m., Dec. 23 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 24 at 5 a.m. and 11 p.m.

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With their dedication to traditional country sounds, you may be a little surprised by Joey + Rory's song choices on the covers album, "Country Classics: A Tapestry Of Our Musical Heritage." There isn't a George Jones or Merle Haggard tune in the bunch! Although all these songs are fine ones, many of them were also big hits. For instance, the pair sing Crystal Gayle's big hit, "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue," as well as John Denver's "Back Home Again. »»»
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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: Cantrell continues to satisfy – Laura Cantrell may never be a country star. Not at this stage of her career when she's 50, touring here and there and releasing new music every few years or so. But five albums in, Cantrell continues as a warm, enjoyable and worthy purveyor of her brand of country. That would mean going towards a more traditional side, not rushing the songs... »»»
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