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Story Behind the Song: Luke Bryan, ‘Rain Is a Good Thing’

As the son of a peanut farmer, Luke Bryan knows the power of rain and how much it can affect people's lives, both positively and negatively. Bryan co-wrote "Rain Is a Good Thing" with Dallas Davidson and released the song in January 2010, as the second single from his Doin' My Thing album. The tune hit No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart and took the No. 2 spot on Billboard's year-end Country Songs chart. Inside, Bryan tells The Boot how he and Davidson were inspired to write the hit.

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Country Music’s Scariest Bus Accidents [PICTURES]

The recent bus accident involving Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum is a sobering reminder of how dangerous life on the road can sometimes be. There are many country artists who consider their tour bus a second home, but it can be nerve-rattling when your home away from home is sharing the highway with semis, small cars and a whole lot of other people.

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Colt Ford’s ‘Workin’ On’ Music Video Spotlights Major Health Crisis Facing Soldiers [WATCH]

The music video for Colt Ford's latest single, "Workin' On," shines a spotlight on one of the biggest health crises facing soldiers returning from deployment: post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, which affects 20 percent of all soldiers deployed within the last six years.

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Grace & Tony Greenroom Sessions: Humming House, ‘Just Won’t Burn’

With Grace & Tony still working on their new album Phantasmagoric, their labelmates Humming House are taking over Greenroom Sessions duties for April, offering up a soulful jam of Susan Tedeschi's "Just Won't Burn."

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Story Behind the Song: Blake Shelton, ‘All About Tonight’

Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson and Ben Hayslip co-wrote Blake Shelton's 2010 single, "All About Tonight." Released as the first single from Shelton's EP of the same name, "All About Tonight" became the singer's seventh No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart and landed at No. 8 on the year-end Billboard Country Songs chart. Inside, Akins tells The Boot about the inspiration for the tune.

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Reba McEntire Explains Why a Song From ‘Love Somebody’ Was Played at Her Father’s Funeral

Reba McEntire's brand-new Love Somebody record dropped Tuesday (April 14), and out of its 12 tracks (and two bonus songs), there's one tune that simply blew her away. In fact, it reminded the singer of her father, Clark McEntire, so much that she wanted it played at his funeral.

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A Peek at Reba McEntire’s Career Through the Years [PICTURES]

At 60 years of age, Reba McEntire has spent over half of her life taking the country music world by storm.

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Vince Matthews and Jim Casey, ‘Bessie, That’s a Lie’ [Exclusive Premiere]

The Kingston Springs Suite was recorded in 1972, with Kris Kristofferson, Shel Silverstein, "Cowboy" Jack Clement and Johnny Cash all involved with the project -- but it was never released. However, after being shelved for 40-plus years, the album finally has a debut date, and The Boot is exclusively premiering one of the record's songs, "Bessie, That's a Lie."

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Did You Know Joe Don Rooney and Keifer Thompson Performed Together as Teenagers?

Before Joe Don Rooney was part of Rascal Flatts and Keifer Thompson created Thompson Square, the two talented singers performed together -- before they even had their driver's licenses.

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Kellie Pickler Ready to Beat Thomas Rhett in Life-Size Checkers Game at ACM Party for a Cause

Kellie Pickler, Thomas Rhett and several other country artists will be playing a life-size game of checkers for a good cause at the 2015 ACM Awards Party for a Cause -- and Pickler's ready to win.

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