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Country Music / Travis #553113

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 12, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Nashville, Tennessee: Kenley Jones) New country music singer Randy Travis featured; details given, scenes shown. [TRAVIS - accepts award.] Resurgence of record and show sales in country music noted. [Country Music Fndn. spokesperson Bill IVEY - notes return to traditional styles.] [TRAVIS - comments, sings.] New traditionalists, like Ricky Scaggs, Reba McEntire, George Strait, Dwight Yoakum shown. [TRAVIS - praises Hank Williams.] Historical footage of Williams shown. Travis' mbrship. in Grand Ole Opry noted. [Disc jockey Edd ROBINSON - discusses audience for country music.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Jones, Kenley

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