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Rare Country Contributor

Tammy Ragusa

Tammy is both a correspondent and Rare Country’s social media community manager. She is a 20+ year veteran of Nashville’s music industry. Although her history includes stops at Arista/Nashville, RCA and Capitol Records where she worked in artist development, she has spent the past 12 years chatting with country’s biggest stars in the woods and recording studios, on concert stages and back porches. Reach her at tammy@rarecountry.com.

Miranda Lambert shares an intimate photo of life at home with Anderson East News Miranda Lambert shares an intimate photo of life at home with Anderson East , Rare Country Contributor 11:29am, December 5
Charlie Daniels is recognized for his humanitarian efforts in an unforgettable way News Charlie Daniels is recognized for his humanitarian efforts in an unforgettable way , Rare Country Contributor 10:04am, December 3
Only Ellen DeGeneres can get Blake Shelton to take shots on daytime TV News Only Ellen DeGeneres can get Blake Shelton to take shots on daytime TV , Rare Country Contributor 3:21pm, December 2
Blake Shelton just gave Ellen Degeneres and her audience the ultimate surprise News Blake Shelton just gave Ellen Degeneres and her audience the ultimate surprise , Rare Country Contributor 1:55pm, December 2
Rare Country's 5 counts down our five favorite breakup songs that will break your heart News Rare Country's 5 counts down our five favorite breakup songs that will break your heart , Rare Country Contributor 1:22pm, December 2
Chris Stapleton tackles an American classic and absolutely nails it News Chris Stapleton tackles an American classic and absolutely nails it , Rare Country Contributor 12:52pm, December 1
Carrie Underwood experiences a major mommy first that has her wondering one thing News Carrie Underwood experiences a major mommy first that has her wondering one thing , Rare Country Contributor 12:00pm, December 1
Travis Tritt recalls a moment of kindness and humanity from a true country hero News Travis Tritt recalls a moment of kindness and humanity from a true country hero , Rare Country Contributor 12:23am, December 1
Luke Bryan talks about how the legendary Charlie Daniels scared him as a child News Luke Bryan talks about how the legendary Charlie Daniels scared him as a child , Rare Country Contributor 10:36pm, November 30
Miranda Lambert opens up about her heartbreaking past News Miranda Lambert opens up about her heartbreaking past , Rare Country Contributor 5:20pm, November 30
Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren share more hot vacation photos News Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren share more hot vacation photos , Rare Country Contributor 12:51pm, November 30
Country stars react to the devastating fires sweeping through east Tennessee News Country stars react to the devastating fires sweeping through east Tennessee , Rare Country Contributor 6:17pm, November 29
Carrie Underwood closes the book on the Storyteller Tour with this emotional performance News Carrie Underwood closes the book on the Storyteller Tour with this emotional performance , Rare Country Contributor 5:35pm, November 29
It looks like things got even hotter for Faith Hill and Tim McGraw News It looks like things got even hotter for Faith Hill and Tim McGraw , Rare Country Contributor 2:21pm, November 29
Fire engulfs one of Tennessee’s most treasured towns  News Fire engulfs one of Tennessee’s most treasured towns  , Rare Country Contributor 10:26am, November 29
These two country superstars brought a George Jones and Tammy Wynette classic back to life News These two country superstars brought a George Jones and Tammy Wynette classic back to life , Rare Country Contributor 3:41pm, November 28
The roof came crumbling down on this dynamic country duo in the middle of a show News The roof came crumbling down on this dynamic country duo in the middle of a show , Rare Country Contributor 3:13pm, November 28
Tim McGraw is back at it again after a long weekend of over indulging News Tim McGraw is back at it again after a long weekend of over indulging , Rare Country Contributor 1:56pm, November 28
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood came together for two magical Thanksgiving Day duets News Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood came together for two magical Thanksgiving Day duets , Rare Country Contributor 1:37pm, November 26
Jason Aldean finally takes the driver's seat in new front seat karaoke video News Jason Aldean finally takes the driver's seat in new front seat karaoke video , Rare Country Contributor 12:17pm, November 26
Carrying on a country music tradition, Eric Church nailed this stadium performance News Carrying on a country music tradition, Eric Church nailed this stadium performance , Rare Country Contributor 10:15am, November 26
This Thanksgiving Throwback Thursday that Glen Campbell's daughter shared redefines gratitude News This Thanksgiving Throwback Thursday that Glen Campbell's daughter shared redefines gratitude , Rare Country Contributor 9:57am, November 26
Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Martina McBride and more share their Thanksgiving tables with us News Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Martina McBride and more share their Thanksgiving tables with us , Rare Country Contributor 1:59pm, November 25
Heaven just gained another little angel from the Tennessee bus crash News Heaven just gained another little angel from the Tennessee bus crash , Rare Country Contributor 10:12pm, November 23
From young love to the rocking years, these hot country couples set the bar high News From young love to the rocking years, these hot country couples set the bar high , Rare Country Contributor 4:22pm, November 23
Texas troubadour Wade Bowen recognizes George Strait will always be The King News Texas troubadour Wade Bowen recognizes George Strait will always be The King , Rare Country Contributor 4:01pm, November 23
This young-at-heart couple proves fairy tales can come true no matter your age News This young-at-heart couple proves fairy tales can come true no matter your age , Rare Country Contributor 3:20pm, November 23
It's a holiday season of gratitude on a special episode of Rare Country's 5 News It's a holiday season of gratitude on a special episode of Rare Country's 5 , Rare Country Contributor 2:40pm, November 23
Jana Kramer's "Dancing With the Stars" partner takes the blame for their loss News Jana Kramer's "Dancing With the Stars" partner takes the blame for their loss , Rare Country Contributor 4:02pm, November 22
This hilarious video is proof that Kellie Pickler will do almost anything for a laugh News This hilarious video is proof that Kellie Pickler will do almost anything for a laugh , Rare Country Contributor 3:06pm, November 22