On March 4 headling The Pickup is a touching farewell to Joey Feek of the duo Joey+Rory, who lost her long battle with cancer. Launched in early 2015, The Pickup, a syndicated country video news series produced by The Hot Seat, highlights today's stars and classic country artists making news today.
Clips from a tribute video made by several of Country's biggest stars prior to Joey Feek's passing were shared, featuring Tanya Tucker, Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus, Marty Stuart, and Connie Smith.
Joey Martin Feek, age 40, went home to meet her Savior Friday, March 4th, 2016, around 2:30pm, in her native hometown of Alexandria, IN. A current resident of Pottsville, TN, with her husband, Rory, Joey was surrounded by family and close friends at the time of her passing.
Joey had been fighting Stage IV cancer for nine months, surrounded by the love and support of countless family members, friends, loved ones, longtime followers of her music and even strangers who were inspired by her life. Joey was known for her beautiful voice, beautiful smile and beautiful marriage partnership with Rory Feek. Together they shared a life built around a love of faith, family, farming and country music.
Moreover, The Pickup has put together a winning lineup of news items and your favorite Country stars, including Dolly Parton's exciting announcement that she would be hitting the road for an extensive tour in America for the first time in twenty-five years. The singer also talks about her upcoming double album set.
Comedian Ray Stevens breaking ground on a new musical theatre just outside of Nashville that he plans to be very hands-on with concerning his involvement.
Kenny Rogers' legendary career is celebrated in an exclusive Music City event to raise funds for the T.J. Martell Foundation.
Don Williams decides to call it a career, after a successful five-decade run - and well over fifty charted records.
Actor Kiefer Sutherland announces plans for his first-ever album and tour this summer.
Cyndi Lauper, Pop icon, is still having fun - as she premieres the cover for her next album, a collection of classic Country songs
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