Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. In 2014 they moved to Nashville where they now live with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
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Country Singers Who Served in the Military
Country music has a longstanding tradition of supporting the troops, but these stars took it to another level.
Chris Young Has a Daily Reminder of the Sacrifices Military Personnel Make
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Dierks Bentley Stirs Up Detroit With Hits, Songs From ‘Black’
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Every Blake Shelton Single Ranked
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Garth Brooks on His Daughter, August: ‘She Was Made to Be a Mom’
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Granger Smith Welcomes Baby Number 3
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Tejano Legend Emilio Navaira Dies
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Every George Strait Album Ranked
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‘Nashville’ Star Hayden Panettiere Battling Postpartum Depression ‘Holistically’
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Blake Shelton Releases Gwen Stefani Duet, ‘Go Ahead and Break My Heart’
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#LetTheGirlsPlay: Introducing South Haven, Country’s New Firestarters
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