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Women Push for Equality, and Quality, in Country Music

Leslie Fram started seeing the problems that women were facing in Country music when she came to Nashville four years ago to lead CMT's music strategy division.   A former rock radio programmer, she immersed herself in the songwriter community and was blown away when she heard Brandy Clark performing at the tiny Bluebird Cafe. Grammy-nominated Clark, an artist who has penned hits for Miranda Lambert and Kacey Musgraves, was not being played on Country radio.   "That...

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