Billy Dukes is a Senior Editor and Executive Producer at Taste of Country, where he has over 11,000 articles to his name. His media background includes jobs as music director 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 three sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and home renovation.
Cody Johnson’s Pilot Told Him ‘We’re Going Down’ — How a Near-Death Experience Shaped ‘Human’
"I said, ‘You mean we’re taking it down,'" Johnson recalls. "He said ‘No, you need to prepare yourself. We’re going down.’"
Cody Johnson Calls ‘I Always Wanted To’ the Saddest Song Ever, and He May Be Right
The 34-year-old Texan is known for being an old soul, but not that old.
Koe Wetzel Has Come a Long, Long Way — Radio Texas Live Legends, On Demand [Listen]
At the time of this interview, Wetzel had barely 10K followers on Twitter. Today he's nearing 300,000.
Cody Canada Recalls Early Cross Canadian Ragweed Days — Radio Texas Live Legends, On Demand [Listen]
Travel back to May 2014 for this seventh episode of our podcast, Radio Texas Live Legends.
Whiskey Myers Rank Their Top 5 Songs — Radio Texas Live Legends, On Demand [Listen]
What is your favorite song from Cody Cannon and Whiskey Myers?
The Music of ‘Yellowstone’ — How Country Songs Have Built Memorable Scenes + the TV Show’s Built Careers
Pop artists need not apply.
‘Yellowstone,’ ‘1883’ Premiere Dates Announced
Both shows will begin after Halloween.
Cody Jinks Has a Great Sturgill Simpson Story — Radio Texas Live Legends, On Demand [Listen]
This episode of Radio Texas Live Legends focuses on Jinks and his music up until fall 2015.
Remember Aaron Watson Before He Shocked the Establishment? — Radio Texas Live Legends, On Demand [Listen]
If you were watching, and listening, you weren't shocked at all.
Remember When Cody Johnson Was Just a Texas Newcomer? — Radio Texas Live Legends, On Demand [Listen]
If you've followed Johnson for years, you'll hear a man a little more reserved than the man you hear today.