Maxine Brown

The pioneering Country Music star with "The Browns" – Jim Ed, Maxine and Bonnie

My Brother Jim Ed, and Brown Family Recipes

June 24, 2012 by · 5 Comments 

It isn’t easy writing about one of your siblings, especially when you lived together, laughed together, loving and singing together all your life. When one of us hurt, we would all hurt. We were always a close knit family. We knew what the other was thinking before words were ever spoken. Singing was our entire life. J.E. stopped singing after the loss of our brother, Raymond. We all did. We stopped listening to the radio and the Grand Ole Opry. We all suffered in silence. It was something... Read more

May 2012 Newsletter – The Real Life Story of Little Jimmy Brown

May 8, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

For the past several weeks I have been working diligently on the story of “The Three Bells”. I am now able to share this compelling story with my many fans and friends who still ask the question, “Who Is Jimmy Brown”? I hope you will enjoy this amazing true story. Click here to read. The old saying, “No News Is Good News”, or “Good News is No News” may ring true this month for my newsletter. I did have the distinct pleasure of having my daughter, Alicia,... Read more

Chet Atkins – The Country Gentleman, and Your Five Star Dessert Recipes

March 27, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

Announcement: Maxine Brown is a 2012 Ella Dickey Literacy Award Honoree, for her book Looking Back to See. She plans on traveling to Missouri in April, with her daughter Alicia, to receive her award in person. Also, Looking Back to See is now available as a beautiful and highly professional iPad book, available through Apple’s iBooks app. Just search “Maxine Brown.” Chet Atkins – The Country Gentleman by Maxine Brown It’s hard for me to write about someone I’ve... Read more

Maxine Brown on The Great Tom T. Hall

January 6, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

TOM T. HALL is known in the music industry as “The Great Story Teller”. In my mind, no one has ever come close to taking that title away from him.  He has a perfect way of saying precisely what he feels, not only as an author, a song writer, a stage performer, but his ability to keep you spell bound while telling one of his stories. Tom T. had his own recording studio which he called “The Toy Box”.  One day out of the blue, he asked if Bonnie and I would mind recording an... Read more

My Sister Bonnie and Three Winter Soup Recipes

November 13, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Spotlight on My Sister By Maxine Brown I think you’ll enjoy this recent article about Bonnie and Brownie Ring, featured in The Arkansas River Valley publication, by Connie Las Schneider. Read Here. We had the same mother and father but we were as different as daylight and dark. The only thing we had in common was, we both loved singing harmony with our brother, J.E. and we both liked to party. I have always maintained, “If you have never partied with Bonnie Brown, you have missed half... Read more