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In these times, even the concept of a silver anniversary seems like a foreign entity in the entertainment world, much less in country music, where heartbreak songs far outnumber the blissful choruses proclaiming “three chords and the truth.” Harlan Howard had the prescription for a solid Country song, but Faith Hill and Tim McGraw surely
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No matter the countless times Dolly Parton recounts her true-life stories of her hardscrabble upbringing with her parents and 11 siblings in Sevier County, Tennessee, fans never tire of learning more.  Along the same lines, the story of her courtship with her devoted husband, Carl Dean, remains a constant source of inspiration and curiosity.  Carl
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No matter the age or era, no country music fan claims a proper education in the genre without a full repertoire of Alan Jackson songs etched into his or her consciousness.  Whether it’s the youthful, summertime abandon of “Chattahoochee” or the pure honky-tonk satisfaction in “Chasing That Neon Rainbow,” every listener feels that Alan Jackson
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Any Dolly Parton fan knows how the Tennessee treasure and petite entertainment dynamo packs enough personality and sparkle to outshine any song partner without making them feel like second fiddle.  The pandemic hero and unparalleled songwriter rose to prominence before a national audience as half of a very noteworthy country music duet, but life behind
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Seeing a #1 tag next to her name is nothing new to Dolly Parton.  The country music legend recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records for her unparalleled success in her industry consistently attributes her chart-topping, timeless catalog of songs, her business savvy, and her lifelong philanthropy to her parents’ legacy of faith and
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It’s hardly a secret that Ashley McBryde is a superlative storyteller in country music.  Whether it’s the rollicking, ruinous riffs and ride of “Martha Divine” or “One Night Standards,” the Arkansas-born singer-songwriter lays out truth as bold as her tattoos.  Another thing that’s no secret is that Ashley McBryde boldly wears her heart on her
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