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Reba McEntire Voices Support for Gay Fans

Reba McEntire is speaking out on an issue close to her heart, and she isn't backing down. The 60-year-old is taking a stand for the LGBTQ community, offering not only her support but an impassioned plea for others to love without limits.

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Garth Brooks Sets Houston Concert Dates

Forget the fireworks -- some lucky Garth Brooks fans will get to spend the Fourth of July with the country legend.

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Merle Haggard Receives His High School Diploma

Merle Haggard has finally received his high school diploma. The 78-year-old was given the honor on Saturday (April 25), before his concert at the Fox Theater in his hometown of Bakersfield, Calif.

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George Jones’ Widow Recalls His Last Words as a Conversation With God

Country music fans all over the world mourned when George Jones passed away on April 26, 2013. But certainly no one felt the loss nearly as profoundly as his wife of 30 years, Nancy Jones, who recalls the final moments she spent with her husband.

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News Roundup: Miranda Lambert, Beyonce Stalker?, Reba McEntire Was Afraid of Lady Gaga

The Boot rounds up today's top stories from our news partners.

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Alan Jackson Almost Recorded the Zac Brown Band’s ‘Chicken Fried’

The Zac Brown Band are well known for their hit "Chicken Fried" ... but it almost wasn't their hit. Country legend Alan Jackson was going to record it, but he ended up "chickening out" (pun intended).

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Hear Kris Kristofferson Perform Tom Petty’s ‘I Won’t Back Down’

Kris Kristofferson is starring in an upcoming TV mini-series, Texas Rising, on the History channel, but he can also be heard in show's music.

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Sid Tepper, Songwriter for Elvis Presley, Dies at 96

Sid Tepper, the legendary songwriter who penned some of Elvis Presley's biggest hits, including "G.I. Blues" and "Stay Away," has died.

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Rare Waylon Jennings Recordings Released

In one of the most historic releases, in honor of Record Store Day this Saturday (April 18), a new recording of Waylon Jennings will be released. Titled Waylon 55, the album is from Jennings' stint as an 18-year-old radio show host on Littlefield, Tex. station KZZN, when the aspiring singer performed and conversed with local musicians for almost 35 minutes.

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Jim Ed Brown Is Cancer Free

Jim Ed Brown has good news to share with his fans: The country music icon, who was diagnosed with lung cancer last fall, has been declared cancer free!

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