Class of 2018 also includes Texas piano player Marcia Ball
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Singer-pianists performed for President Reagan during a 25th anniversary celebration for the CMA
"Ray Charles had the rare ability to collapse our weightiest emotions into a single note," says Obama
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Shotgun Willie sings 'Seven Spanish Angels' with the piano man during Nelson's all-star birthday party
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Offspring accused of improperly seeking song copyrights
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Preview a song from the duo's debut album, 'Breakfast'