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Darius Rucker


Monday, April 23 2012

Black Country Communion: Darius Rucker and Lionel Richie

Despite country's southern roots, there remains a dearth of black artists. Darius Rucker dipped his toes in those muddy waters in the past, but alas, Lionel Richie's new country album doesn't wade in much deeper.


Sunday, November 16 2008

Darius Rucker: Learn to Live

With his first post-Hootie album, Darius Rucker raids the cupboard of contemporary country music... only to find paint-by-number ballads and steady-as-she-goes hillbilly rockers that fail to stamp his identity anywhere.

Thursday, August 15 2002

Darius Rucker: Back to Then


Friday, October 3 2008

Singer swaps Hootie for a chart-topping country debut

MINNEAPOLIS -- Darius Rucker, the lead singer of Hootie & the Blowfish, has gone country. Just look at them boots. Or look at Billboard's country charts:

Friday, September 19 2008

Hootie's Darius Rucker not just a rocker gone country

COLUMBIA, S.C. - He could have been the punch line, but instead he's in on the joke. "A lot of people expected Hootie with

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