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February 17, 1990 | JIM WASHBURN
Lorrie Morgan's career got off to an auspicious enough beginning: The daughter of Grand Ole Opry mainstay George Morgan, she first sang on its stage when she was 13 and received what she maintains was the first standing ovation given at the Opry in 25 years. The years between that glowing evening and the now 30-year-old singer's current country hit album, "Leave the Light On," were filled with hard work and obscurity.
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December 27, 1992 | RANDY LEWIS and New albums are rated on a scale of one star (poor), two stars (fair), three stars (good) and four stars (excellent). and
* * 1/2 Lorrie Morgan, "Watch Me," BNA. When she's singing about hurt or anger, which is about half the time, Morgan displays the kind of backbone you associate with Tammy and Loretta in their don't-mess-with-me prime. Key examples: the title tune and "What Part of No." But when she shifts to being-in-love songs, she turns almost flabby with sentimentality. Stick to your guns, woman. Strong is beautiful.
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December 27, 1992 | RANDY LEWIS and New albums are rated on a scale of one star (poor), two stars (fair), three stars (good) and four stars (excellent). and
* * 1/2 Lorrie Morgan, "Watch Me," BNA. When she's singing about hurt or anger, which is about half the time, Morgan displays the kind of backbone you associate with Tammy and Loretta in their don't-mess-with-me prime. Key examples: the title tune and "What Part of No." But when she shifts to being-in-love songs, she turns almost flabby with sentimentality. Stick to your guns, woman. Strong is beautiful.
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February 17, 1990 | JIM WASHBURN
Lorrie Morgan's career got off to an auspicious enough beginning: The daughter of Grand Ole Opry mainstay George Morgan, she first sang on its stage when she was 13 and received what she maintains was the first standing ovation given at the Opry in 25 years. The years between that glowing evening and the now 30-year-old singer's current country hit album, "Leave the Light On," were filled with hard work and obscurity.
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March 3, 1992 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Tops in Country: Clint Black, Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson lead the field of nominees in the 27th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Those three are joined by Reba McEntire and Randy Travis in the entertainer of the year category, and by Vince Gill and Doug Stone in the male vocalist competition. Candidates for female vocalist: Mary-Chapin Carpenter, McEntire, Lorrie Morgan, Pam Tillis and Tanya Tucker.
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April 27, 1993 | SHAUNA SNOW, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Country Women's Tribute: CBS pays tribute to the past, present and future of women in country music on May 7 with "The Women of Country," a two-hour, prime-time special featuring 100 women from four generations. The 8 p.m. tribute, featuring concert sequences, archival footage, vintage photographs and interviews, is believed to mark the largest gathering of female artists, songwriters and businesswomen ever.
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June 4, 1990 | From United Press International
Randy Travis leads the pack with five nominations in the TNN Music City News awards tonight. It marks the first time The Nashville Network and the county music monthly publication have combined their fan-voted awards. Travis, 30, a native of Marshville, N.C., was nominated for five awards--Entertainer, Male Vocalist, Video, Single and Album of the year. Joining Travis as nominees for the Entertainer of the Year award are Alabama, Ricky Van Shelton, the Statler Brothers and George Strait.
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December 18, 1989 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
1."No Holdin' Back," Randy Travis. 2."Killin' Time," Clint Black. 3."White Limozeen," Dolly Parton. 4."Reba Live," Reba McEntire. 5."Simple Man," The Charlie Daniels Band. 6."The Boys Are Back," Sawyer Brown. 7."Just Lookin' for a Hit," Dwight Yoakam. 8."Loving Proof," Ricky van Shelton. 9."The Road Not Taken," Shenandoah. 10."Leave the Light On," Lorrie Morgan. 11."Garth Brooks," Garth Brooks. 12."Greatest Hits III," Hank Williams Jr. 13."I Wonder Do You Think of Me," Keith Whitley. 14."
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January 31, 1990 | From Associated Press
Randy Travis was chosen today as a finalist for five fan-voted country music awards, including entertainer of the year and No. 1 male singer. For the awards sponsored by The Nashville Network and Music City News, Travis was also nominated for single of the year for "It's Just a Matter of Time," music video of the year for the same song and album of the year for "No Holdin' Back."
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October 9, 1990 | Associated Press
George Strait was named Monday night as the County Music Assn.'s Entertainer of the Year. "I'm truly speechless. I really don't have a speech," said Strait. He gave special thanks to his band "that are out there on the road with me every day. It's so much fun to play with them. They are so solid." Other winners included: Male Vocalist of the Year: Clint Black. Female Vocalist of the Year: Kathy Mattea. Single of the Year: "When I Call Your Name" by Vince Gill.
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July 5, 1989 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Top Country/Western Singles 1."Lovin' Only Me," Ricky Skaggs. 2."In a Letter to You," Eddy Raven. 3."What's Going on in Your World," George Strait. 4."Cathy's Clown," Reba McEntire. 5."Houston Solution," Ronnie Milsap. 6."Hole in My Pocket," Ricky Van Shelton. 7."She's Got a Single Thing in Mind," Conway Twitty. 8."Come From the Heart," Kathy Mattea. 9."Up and Gone," the McCarters. 10."One Good Well," Don Williams. 11."Why'd You Come in Here Lookin' Like That," Dolly Parton. 12."
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