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Morgan, Wayne get engaged

Monday, January 2, 2017 – William Michael Morgan and Jennifer Wayne, a member of Runaway June, got engaged at the end of 2016.

Wayne, who is the granddaughter of late western John Wayne, posted on Twitter, "It's you and me... Forever :)." An accompanying photo shows them with their hands clasped.

Morgan, a native of Vicksburg, Miss., released an EP and his debut disc last year. he also enjoyed a hit single with "I Met a Girl."

Wayne is one of three principals of Runaway June. The trio released a single, "Lipstick," on Wheelhouse Records.Wayne previously was in the trio Stealing Angels. She also co-wrote Eric Paslay's top 20 hit "She Don't Love You."

Morgan has a daughter, Presley, who was born last year.

In the past few weeks, Kelsea Ballerini and Kacey Musgraves also announced their engagements.

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Concert Review: With or without band, Isbell satisfies – Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
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