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2014-07-08 12:26:35

Album Features Kris Kristofferson, Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Bill Miller, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, and Norman and Nancy Blake and others NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Of all the dozens of albums released by Johnny Cash during his nearly half-century career, 1964's Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian was among the closest to the artist's heart. A concept album focusing on the mistreatment and marginalization of the Native American people throughout the history of...

2014-07-07 08:25:18

Musicians Urged To Audition For Chance To Record On Album Featuring Dolly Parton, Steve Martin, Vince Gill And Ashley Monroe NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The final days of a national search for a new band to perform the last track on the "Orthophonic Joy" recording project, produced by multi-Grammy Award-winner Carl Jackson are here. This project will honor the August 2 grand opening of The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, TN/VA and the creation of...

2014-06-25 16:23:59

Willie's First Batch of Newly Penned Songs In Nearly 2 Decades is His 2nd Consecutive Top 10 Album in Under a Year & First #1 Country Album Since 1986 NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Band of Brothers, the new Willie Nelson studio album, is entering the Billboard 200 best-selling albums chart at #5, marking Willie's highest debut and highest position on America's popular albums chart since Always On My Mind peaked there for three weeks at #2 in 1982....

2014-06-25 12:26:13

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new reality television show featuring new country music artists is now casting singers and songwriters. The company producing this new country music show states, "If you sing, write songs, and are ready to take your music career to the next level, WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!" Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140625/121365 The award winning TV production company is teaming up with multi platinum Nashville record producers,...

2014-06-10 16:25:12

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tourism and music industry representatives gathered today for a special press conference to officially announce the August 2 grand opening of The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, TN/VA and the creation of "Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited." It was further announced that a national search is underway for a new band to perform the last track on the "Orthophonic Joy" recording project, produced by...

2014-06-03 16:23:13

First-time ever Blake Shelton performance at "2014 CMT Music Awards" in downtown Nashville on Pepsi stage PURCHASE, N.Y., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pepsi announced a partnership with CMA Entertainer of the Year Blake Shelton to kick-off summer 2014 in a big way with a special remote performance by Shelton on a Pepsi-branded stage during the "2014 CMT Music Awards" airing live June 4, 2014 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT in Nashville, Tenn. The performance, appropriately titled,...

2014-06-03 12:34:55

Three Free Concerts inspired by Annenberg Space for Photography's current exhibit, Country: Portraits of an American Sound LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annenberg Foundation today announced Country in the City, an all ages, free concert series inspired by the Annenberg Space for Photography's current exhibition, Country: Portraits of an American Sound. Country in the City will take place on three Saturday evenings, July 19, July 26 and August 2, in Century Park in...

2014-06-03 12:30:41

Country Music Fans and Bowling Enthusiasts Will Have Their Chance to Bowl Live Inside AT&T U-Verse Fan Fair X at the CMA Music Festival ARLINGTON, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GoBowling.com is teaming up with Brunswick Bowling and XBowling to bring the sport of bowling to the 2014 CMA Music Festival in Nashville from June 5 to June 8. With a partnership between Country Music Association (CMA) and Sports Challenge Network, LLC (SCN), bowling lanes will be set up inside the...

2014-05-21 12:29:30

May 31 - September 28, 2014 LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annenberg Space for Photography today announced the lineup of speakers for their popular Iris Nights lecture series presented in conjunction with the upcoming exhibition, Country: Portraits of an American Sound. Country: Portraits of an American Sound uses historical and contemporary photographs to explore how images shape the public identity of country music performers and of the genre itself. Celebrated...

2014-05-15 12:28:55

'THE BIG INTERVIEW' Airs at 9pE, Leading in to the Live "Volunteer Jam" Featuring Performances By Daniels, Blackhawk, and The Outlaws LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern style comes to AXS TV this Memorial Day weekend, as the home of live music events presents a special evening with country icon Charlie Daniels. The night begins with an all-new episode of THE BIG INTERVIEW, hosted by legendary newsman Dan Rather, at 9pE, discussing Daniels' legendary life and career....


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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