World’s Strangest

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11 Country Stars and Their Cookbooks

1. Kitty Wells Country Kitchen Cookbook by Kitty Wells (1964) The Queen of Country Music published three volumes of cookery over thirty years. In addition to down-home delights like 7-Up Poundcake (which contains a full can of the soda), she also offered Tex-Mex and Hawaiian recipes. 2. Cooking With Kenny Rogers by Kenny Rogers (1987) Rogers was a [...]

11 Musicians Who Overcame Disabilities

1. Ludwig van Beethoven At age 26, the great German composer and pianist began to lose his hearing. His problems began with a severe form of tinnitus, and it’s thought they may have been complicated by syphilis, lead poisoning, typhus, or possibly his habit of immersing his head in cold water to stay awake. Whatever the [...]

Rhinestone Cowboy

Long-time country music fans know that a “Nudie suit” is a stage outfit festooned with rhinestones like Porter Wagoner and Hank Williams, Sr. used to wear. Nudie Cohn is the man who designed these suits for more musical artists than you knew, not to mention cars and other props of show business life. The Selvedge [...]