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Alan Jackson first recording contract
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27 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Signs His First Recording Contract

On June 26, 1989, a struggling young country singer named Alan Jackson signed his first recording contract.

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Ralph Stanley
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Fans Welcome to Attend Ralph Stanley’s Funeral

Funeral arrangements for bluegrass icon Ralph Stanley have been announced.

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Garth Brooks Grand Ole Opry debut
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27 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut

On June 24, 1989, Garth Brooks made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.

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Ralph Stanley fall
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Bluegrass Legend Ralph Stanley Dead at 89

Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley has died.

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Glen Campbell
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5 Years Ago: Glen Campbell Reveals Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Five years ago today, on June 22, 2011, Glen Campbell fans learned that the iconic singer had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

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Kris Kristofferson songs
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Top 10 Kris Kristofferson Songs

A look at 10 of Kris Kristofferson's top songs

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best country albums 2016
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Top 5 County Music Albums of 2016 (So Far)

The Boot counts down our favorite country albums of 2016 (so far).

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Garth Brooks Capitol Records
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28 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Signs With Capitol Records

On June 17, 1988, Garth Brooks signed with Capitol Records.

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Kris Kristofferson Earns Woody Guthrie Prize
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Kris Kristofferson Earns Woody Guthrie Prize

In recognition of his incredible contributions to the world of country music and the common good alike, legendary songwriter Kris Kristofferson will be honored with the Woody Guthrie Prize.

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dwight yoakam goliath show
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Dwight Yoakam Takes Role in New Legal Drama

Dwight Yoakam has signed on to star in 'Goliath', a forthcoming legal drama from Amazon Studios.

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