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Exclusive: Sara Evans, ‘If I Run’ – Story Behind the Song

Sara Evans releases her new album Tuesday (March 11), and she's giving readers of The Boot an inside look at one of the tracks.

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Kacey Musgraves’ ‘Merry Go ‘Round’ Lyrics Encourage Change

Kacey Musgraves' debut single, "Merry Go 'Round," reached the Top 10 on the country charts and was also named one of the Top 50 songs of 2012 (in all genres) by Rolling Stone magazine, which singled it out

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Pistol Annies’ ‘Hush Hush’ Lyrics Are Loud and Proud

"If you listen to our music, you know that we're not very good at keeping secrets," Miranda Lambert tells The Boot of the true-to-life songs she and her Pistol Annies cohorts, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley have been writing

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Ashley Monroe, ‘Weed Instead of Roses’ – Story Behind the Lyrics

Ashley Monroe's "Weed Instead of Roses," from the singer-songwriter's Top 10 country album, Like a Rose, is a tune the now-26-year-old wrote, with Sally Barris and John McElroy, when she was just 19. The humorous (and slightly controversial) song is Ashley's

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Brantley Gilbert, ‘More Than Miles’ Lyrics Born of Fork in Singer’s Road

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Brantley Gilbert has found his niche in the country music community, but when he was first getting into music he wasn't sure that would happen.

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Jason Aldean, ’1994′ Lyrics: Exclusive Story Behind the Song From Writer Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett was just four years old in 1994, but having singer Rhett Akins for a dad, he was, naturally, already a music fan. One of his favorite singers at the time was country crooner Joe Diffie, who scored five No. 1 singles during the decade, including 'Home' and 'Bigger Than the Beatles.'

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Hunter Hayes’ ‘Somebody’s Heartbreak’ Lyrics Flip Usual Valentine’s Day Sentiment

Candy companies make a fortune around Valentine's Day, thanks to those sweet little candy hearts stamped with hopeful expressions such as "Kiss Me," "I'm Yours" and "Be Mine." But Hunter Hayes found a so

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Brantley Gilbert, ‘More Than Miles’ – Story Behind the Lyrics

Brantley Gilbert's latest single, "More Than Miles," is quickly becoming a fan favorite, as well as one of his own proudest musical moments. The tune is one of the most personal songs he has ever recorded.

"It has a double meaning," Brantley explains to The

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Chris Young, ‘I Can Take It From There’ Was a Quick Hit

Chris Young's latest single, "I Can Take It From There" is the fourth release from his album Neon, and it's already a Top 30 hit and climbing. Chris, who wrote the tune with Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip

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Kellie Pickler, ‘Rockaway (The Rockin’ Chair Song)’ – Story Behind the Lyrics

If you don't have Kellie Pickler's 100 Proof album, you're missing out on some great songs that never made it to radio, including one plucked from the singer's own love story with husband Kyle Jacobs. "Rockaway (The Rockin' Chair Song)," which Kellie co-wrote with Brent Cobb and Barry Dean, was inspired by the blond beauty's very first date wit

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