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41 Years Ago: George Jones Earns No. 1 Hit With ‘The Grand Tour’

Today (Aug. 31) is a big anniversary for George Jones. It was on this day in 1974, 41 years ago, that the country music hitmaker earned his sixth No. 1 hit with his single "The Grand Tour."

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Oak Ridge Boys Receive Prestigious U.S. Military Award

The Oak Ridge Boys are one of the most-awarded acts in country music, and they have received yet another honor. The five-time Grammy Award winners were the recipients of the Bob Hope Award for Excellence in Entertainment by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society on Aug. 8, recognizing their work with the American Legion.

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Kelly Clarkson Jolene
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Kelly Clarkson Covers Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene’ in Concert [WATCH]

Kelly Clarkson's newest album, Piece By Piece, is a largely pop-centric project, but at her Thursday night (Aug. 28) show in Albuquerque, N.M., she pulled out a country classic: Dolly Parton's "Jolene."

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33 Years Ago: George Strait Earns First No. 1 Hit With ‘Fool Hearted Memory’

It's been 33 years since George Strait earned his first No. 1 hit with "Fool Hearted Memory." The Texan's first single from his sophomore album, Strait From the Heart, shot to the top of the charts, paving the way for 59 more singles to follow. The song reached No. 1 on Aug. 28, 1982.

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Tanya Tucker 2015 tour dates
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Tanya Tucker Announces Fall and Winter Tour Dates

Tanya Tucker is heading back out on the road this fall. The 56-year-old, who has kept busy for the last few months with a summer tour, has announced that she will continue her trek through the end of 2015.

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Denny Strickland Sings George Strait’s ‘Run’ for ‘Dive Sessions’ [Exclusive Premiere]

Denny Strickland is premiering a special performance of George Strait's hit "Run" exclusively for readers of The Boot.

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Charlie Daniels’ 40th Anniversary Volunteer Jam Raises $300,000

Charlie Daniels celebrated the 40th anniversary of his Volunteer Jam earlier this month, and the event raised over $300,000 to support the Journey Home Project, which helps veterans transition after returning home from tours abroad.

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Merle Haggard Wilie Nelson 2015 tour
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Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard to Embark on 2015 Django and Jimmie Tour

In support of their No. 1 collaborative record, Django and Jimmie, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard are loading up their tour buses and heading out on the road together.

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23 Years Ago: Alan Jackson’s ‘Don’t Rock the Jukebox’ Goes Double Platinum

Twenty-three years ago today, on Aug. 26, 1992, Alan Jackson had plenty of reasons to celebrate — two million, in fact. It was on this day that the Georgia native's sophomore album, Don't Rock the Jukebox, was certified double platinum — the first time in the country legend's career that he achieved sales of two million copies with a record.

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Merle Haggard Walking the Floor
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Merle Haggard Talks Childhood, Family and Career on ‘Walking the Floor With Chris Shiflett’ [Exclusive Premiere]

The newest episode of Walking the Floor With Chris Shiflett features none other than country music legend Merle Haggard, and The Boot has the exclusive premiere of the interview.

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