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06/01/2015

Clay Walker is about to release a new record this summer. The album will be called "Long Live Cowboy" and the singer promises it would be pure traditional country music. Yee Haw!

06/01/2015

Chris Young revealed his guests on the upcoming record, which will feature duets with Vince Gill and 2013's The Voice winner Cassadee Pope. Chris also co-produces the new album, which should come out later this year.

05/31/2015

Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson are teaming up once again and on June 2 they will release a new album called "Django And Jimmie". They already released a music video for the first single "It's All Going To Pot". Now that's bro-country!

05/30/2015

Popular duo Montgomery Gentry is going to release a new album on June 9. The record is named "Folks Like Us" and the title song is a current single.

05/30/2015

Willie Nelson finally wrote his own memoir. Look for a book named "It’s a Long Story: My Life".


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Big Vinny of Trailer Choir Lost 206 Pounds on TV Show

Posted by: Petr Mecir

News 03/13/2012

Country singer Big Vinny of Trailer Choir might consider a change of his name. A former giant of 426 lbs, who used to entertain country fans with break dance at Trailer Choir concerts, entered NBC's reality show the Biggest Loser, in which he lost incredible 206 lbs! Even though he didn't become the winner, he claims the show saved his life. His extra large started having serious negative impact on his health, which eventually made him stop and want to change his life. Big Vinny lost 184 lbs during the show, then additional 22 lbs in the following months and now he is ready to keep living a healthy life.

In 2008 Trailer Choir signed a recording contract with Toby Keith's label Show Dog Records. Their debut single was a soundtrack for Beer For My Horses, a movie starring Toby Keith, titled "Off The Hillbilly Hook". In February 2011 singer Crystal Hoyt left the band in order to pursue a solo carreer. At this time Butter and Big Vinny, the remaining two members, are working on a new album, which is scheduled for a release later this year.

 

Big Vinny

 

 

Trailer Choir - "Off The Hillbilly Hook"

 






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