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Patty Loveless’ Self-Titled Debut Album: All of the Songs, Ranked
Loveless released her debut album on Oct. 1, 1986.
Country Songs Inspired By World Tragedies
Country singers are known for being storytellers -- trying to spin meaning out of heartbreak and hard times.
Top 10 Country Albums of the 1980s
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Garth Brooks’ Best Live Shots [PICTURES]
All of those years and all of those years of touring have left quite the archive of concert photos.
Top 5 Aaron Tippin Songs
A purveyor of neo-classical country firmly rooted in tradition, Tippin has had a busy and successful career.
Country Stars’ Side Hustles: 14 Artists Who Do More Than Sing
These country stars have cooking shows, clothing stores and more!
All of Garth Brooks’ Albums, Ranked
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‘Hee Haw’ Highlights: The Country Variety Show’s 10 Best Moments
'Hee Haw' premiered on CBS on June 15, 1969.
Top 10 Country Songs About Nashville
Oh, Music City ...
8 of Country Music’s Best Concert Traditions
There's nothing like a concert: the spectacle of live music, the experience of seeing songs you love brought to life ... and the possibility of the unexpected.