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Kentucky honors Exile

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 – The Kentucky General Assembly cited the band Exile for its "extraordinary talent" spanning more than three decades of musical achievements. The citation was presented to the band March 2 following a brief performance on the floor of the House chamber for members of the state legislature.

Formed in Richmond, Ky., the pop-country group reunited last year and is currently touring with a program of new songs and hits that include such hit singles as Kiss You All Over, Woke Up In Love, Give Me One More Chance, She's A Miracle and I Can't Get Close Enough. Exile consists of J. P. Pennington, Sonny Lemaire, Les Taylor, Marlon Hargis and Steve Goetzman.

CD reviews for Exile

Wrapped up in your arms for Christmas CD review - Wrapped up in your arms for Christmas
In the 50 years of Exile's existence, they've recorded pop albums and country albums, amassing their fair share of hits with tracks like "Kiss You All Over," "Woke Up In Love," and "Give Me One More Chance," yet they've never recorded a Christmas album. With the release of "Wrapped Up In Your Arms For Christmas," the band adds that to their resume, delivering a collection of Christmas favorites sprinkled with a few original presents of their own. »»»
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: Carlile goes from excellent to memorable musical event – The last time Brandi Carlile came through town, she was promoting 2018's "By the Way, I Forgive You," which would deservedly go on to win the 2019 Grammy Award for Best Americana Album. This time out, Carlile performed fewer songs from that strong effort, which amounted to a more well-rounded live overview of her career to date.... »»»
Concert Review: Tuttle does well by coming home – Molly Tuttle has won kudos for her acoustic guitar playing. So much so that she's captured the IBMA award for Guitarist of the Year, the first female to win that acclaim from the bluegrass organization. But it's not so much Tuttle's guitar playing that stood out live. Yes, that serves her well for sure. But it's more that her... »»»
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