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Halfway to Hazard interview 2015
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Interview: Halfway to Hazard Ready to Re-launch Country Music Career

In the late 2000s, Halfway to Hazard earned a Top 40 song and Top 20 album, an ACM Awards nomination and opening spots on two of Tim McGraw's tours; their career was going the way so many up-and-coming artists hope their careers will go. Then, it stopped.

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Chris Young watching music charts
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Chris Young on Watching the Charts: ‘I Want to Know Numbers’

Some artists are hands-off in their approach to their music's success: They deal with the singing and performance aspects but leave everything else to their label. That's not Chris Young.

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Chris Young Cassadee Pope Vince Gill collaborations
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Chris Young Opens Up About Collaborations With Cassadee Pope, Vince Gill

Chris Young's forthcoming album will feature among its new music two collaborations, one with Cassadee Pope and the other with Vince Gill, and Young says that he's very excited about both having recorded with his fellow country artists and getting to share the results with his fans.

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Colt Ford playing country music festivals
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Colt Ford Enjoys Reuniting With Artist Friends, ‘Out of Control’ Crowds at Festivals

Colt Ford is ready and excited to play for the big crowds at this summer's country music festivals.

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Daily and Vincent Alive in Concert interview 2015
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Interview: Daily & Vincent (Finally) Release Often-Requested Live Album

After years of requests, Dailey & Vincent have given their fans what they want: a live album.

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Story Behind the Song: Brad Paisley, ‘American Saturday Night’

Before he released "American Saturday Night" as an official single, Brad Paisley earned spots on the Billboard Hot Country Songs (No. 59) and Bubbling Under Hot 100 (No. 21) charts with the tune due to unsolicited airplay. In November 2009, the singer officially made the song his third single from his sixth studio album, also named American Saturday Night, and the song then peaked at No. 2 on the Hot Country Songs chart. Inside, songwriter Ashley Gorley talks to The Boot about co-writing "American Saturday Night" with Paisley and Kelley Lovelace.

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Tim McGraw pictures
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Tim McGraw Through the Years [PICTURES]

On May 1, 1967, Earth was graced with a little more country, thanks to the birth of Samuel Timothy Smith, or Tim McGraw, as the world knows him.

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Chris Young new album 2015
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Chris Young Reveals Details of, Collaborations on Upcoming New Album

Chris Young's new single, "I'm Comin' Over," hints at the new sounds to come from the singer on his upcoming record -- but Young assures fans of his previous music that he's not leaving that work behind, nor is he changing just for the sake of change.

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Hank Williams Jr June Carter Cash godmother
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What Is Hank Williams Jr.’s Relationship to June Carter Cash?

Due to Hank Williams' massive success in country music, his son, Hank Williams Jr., was surrounded by influential country artists starting from a very young age. But he had a particularly special relationship with June Carter Cash.

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John Anderson modern country music
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John Anderson Admits He’s a Fan of New Country Artists

John Anderson had his first Top 20 hit in 1979 with "Your Lying Blue Eyes," from his self-titled freshman album, and remained steadily on the charts for the next 25 years. But while country music has certainly changed substantially in the past couple of decades, the 60-year-old says that he is a fierce advocate of the shifts in the genre.

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