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September 20, 1990 | JOE EDWARDS, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Country music singer Holly Dunn offers these reasons why she recently had nine straight Top 10 hits: "It was a miracle. Divine guidance." It was the kind of explanation you'd expect to hear from the daughter of a minister. Dunn also has less heavenly ideas why her music is played so often on the nation's 2,100 country music radio stations. "I hope it's because our music is good and has integrity," she said. "We don't put something out just to be putting it out.
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October 9, 1992 | NOEL DAVIS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Who ever would have expected Holly Dunn, a preacher's daughter known for such sensitive country songs as "Daddy's Hands" and "Strangers Again," to be mentioned in the same breath as rapper Ice-T in a national furor over song lyrics?
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July 25, 1990 | FROM TIMES WIRE SERVICES
Country music singer Holly Dunn says her style of music has gotten a big boost from the White House. President Bush is a fan who has said he listens to country music on the radio and has country tapes in the Oval Office. Earlier this month, he invited Grand Ole Opry stars to perform at the economic summit in Houston. "He's done us a real favor," Dunn said Tuesday in an interview. "He's really into it. Jimmy Carter liked country, too."
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July 27, 1991 | CHUCK PHILIPS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Country singer Holly Dunn has asked radio and video programs to quit playing her new single after a furor over the song's coy lyrics, which some critics have called "an invitation to rape." The three-time Grammy nominee has also decided to stop performing the song, "Maybe I Mean Yes," in concert, according to her record company, Warner Bros. But the song will remain on Dunn's "Milestones" album, which was released Tuesday.
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July 26, 1991 | CHUCK PHILIPS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A fast-rising country record by three-time Grammy nominee Holly Dunn has come under fire by feminists and music fans who view the song as an invitation to rape. Dunn, who co-wrote the song "Maybe I Mean Yes," which was released three weeks ago by Warner Bros. Records, calls her composition a "cute, lighthearted story about courtship and flirtation."
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April 30, 1990 | MIKE BOEHM
In country music, persuasive feeling beats faultless technique as surely as a full house beats a straight. It's no mystery, then, why the fans at Saturday's double bill at the Celebrity Theatre in Anaheim greeted opener Garth Brooks with unbridled warmth, while giving only mild applause to headliner Holly Dunn.
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July 27, 1991 | CHUCK PHILIPS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Country singer Holly Dunn has asked radio and video programs to quit playing her new single after a furor over the song's coy lyrics, which some critics have called "an invitation to rape." The three-time Grammy nominee has also decided to stop performing the song, "Maybe I Mean Yes," in concert, according to her record company, Warner Bros. But the song will remain on Dunn's "Milestones" album, which was released Tuesday.
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October 9, 1992 | NOEL DAVIS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Who ever would have expected Holly Dunn, a preacher's daughter known for such sensitive country songs as "Daddy's Hands" and "Strangers Again," to be mentioned in the same breath as rapper Ice-T in a national furor over song lyrics?
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November 5, 1990 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Best-Selling Country Records 1. "This Ain't My First Rodeo," Vern Gosdin 2. "You Really Had Me Going," Holly Dunn 3. "The Night's Too Long," Patty Loveless 4. "Crazy in Love," Conway Twitty 5. "Yet," Exile 6. "Come Next Monday," K. T. Oslin 7. "Ghost in This House," Shenandoah 8. "Back in My Younger Days," Don Williams 9. "Moonshadow Road," T. Graham Brown 10. "Feed This Fire," Anne Murray SOURCE: Cashbox
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September 3, 1992
Country singers George Strait and Holly Dunn, above, will perform at the Miramar Naval Air Station Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $19.50 for the general public and $16.50 for military personnel. Tickets are available through all TicketMaster outlets. Charge by phone by calling 278-TIXS. Tickets available to the military at all military box offices or by calling 537-4126.
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July 26, 1991 | CHUCK PHILIPS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A fast-rising country record by three-time Grammy nominee Holly Dunn has come under fire by feminists and music fans who view the song as an invitation to rape. Dunn, who co-wrote the song "Maybe I Mean Yes," which was released three weeks ago by Warner Bros. Records, calls her composition a "cute, lighthearted story about courtship and flirtation."
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September 20, 1990 | JOE EDWARDS, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Country music singer Holly Dunn offers these reasons why she recently had nine straight Top 10 hits: "It was a miracle. Divine guidance." It was the kind of explanation you'd expect to hear from the daughter of a minister. Dunn also has less heavenly ideas why her music is played so often on the nation's 2,100 country music radio stations. "I hope it's because our music is good and has integrity," she said. "We don't put something out just to be putting it out.
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July 25, 1990 | FROM TIMES WIRE SERVICES
Country music singer Holly Dunn says her style of music has gotten a big boost from the White House. President Bush is a fan who has said he listens to country music on the radio and has country tapes in the Oval Office. Earlier this month, he invited Grand Ole Opry stars to perform at the economic summit in Houston. "He's done us a real favor," Dunn said Tuesday in an interview. "He's really into it. Jimmy Carter liked country, too."
ENTERTAINMENT
April 30, 1990 | MIKE BOEHM
In country music, persuasive feeling beats faultless technique as surely as a full house beats a straight. It's no mystery, then, why the fans at Saturday's double bill at the Celebrity Theatre in Anaheim greeted opener Garth Brooks with unbridled warmth, while giving only mild applause to headliner Holly Dunn.
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October 15, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Since riding the range with cowboy star Roy Rogers for an upcoming cable special, country music singer Randy Travis has decided he would like to do a Western movie. "If I was going to do something like that, I would be the most comfortable in a Western," Travis said recently. "Like the cattle drive, that was just a natural thing for me to do. Riding was no problem and I knew how to work cows; I'd done that before."
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July 31, 1989 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
1."Why'd You Come in Here Lookin' Like That," Dolly Parton (Columbia). 2."Timber I'm Falling in Love," Patty Loveless (MCA). 3."Sunday in the South," Shenandoah (Columbia). 4."She's Got a Single Thing in Mind," Conway Twitty (MCA). 5."One Good Well," Don Williams (RCA). 6."More Than a Name on a Wall," the Statler Bros. (Mercury). 7."Are You Ever Gonna Love Me," Holly Dunn (Warner Bros.). 8."Love Has No Right," Billy Joe Royal (Atlantic America). 9."
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