Doug Stone

Country music legend, Doug Stone is a Grammy nominated, platinum selling artist. Opening for Loretta Lynn at the age of seven, Stone was destined to have a career with 22 hit songs on the “Hot Country Chart”, four number one songs and eleven other top ten hits including “In a Different Light”. In this episode, Doug reveals the highs and lows of his musical journey, and some wise words of wisdom that have led his way throughout.


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About On Tour

On Tour is an Emmy Award winning music and performance program recorded live on location at local venues in and around Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. The On Tour series features regional, national and international artists performing a wide range of musical styles including rock n' roll, R&B, country, jazz, blues, alternative rock, indie, folk and classical. The hallmark of On Tour is the seamless weaving of intimate artist interviews with great performances.


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