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10 Albums Even Country Haters Should Own

If you're cut from the cloth of those that just don't like country music, we understand -- kind of.

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Country Stars With July Birthdays

With Independence Day, International Kissing Day, Canada Day and -- yes -- National French Fry Day, July is certainly a month for celebrating. But country stars like Kimberly Perry and Reid Perry of the Band Perry, Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum, Toby Keith, Rhonda VincentLuke Bryan, Zac Brown, Alison Krauss and many more will also be celebrating their birthdays in July.

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Top 10 Cover Songs in Country Music

Remakes, also commonly known as cover songs, go all the way back to the earliest days of popular music and have stretched across myriad musical genres.

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Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss Revive Co-Headlining Tour for Select 2015 Dates

Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss will revive their co-headlining tour for a short run of dates this summer.

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Top 20 Opening Lyrics in Country Music

You know the old saying "You never get a second chance to make a first impression"? Well, that's just as true in music as it is in life!

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Top 10 Country Grammy Awards Moments

Since 1959, "Music's Biggest Night" -- the Grammy Awards -- has featured the world's top artists in every musical genre, from pop and R&B to country, bluegrass, folk and Americana. And there have been a slew of memorable Grammys moments involving some of The Boot's favorite artists.

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Roseann Cash, Greg Allman
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POLL: Who Should Win Best American Roots Performance at the 2015 Grammy Awards?

The Grammys always feature top-notch artists, and the competition for Best American Roots Performance at the 2015 Grammy Awards is heated. This award is a new category, having been approved by the Board of Trustees of the Grammy Awards in June 2014, and is for singles or tracks only.

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Dolly Parton, Randy Travis, George Jones
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Top 10 Country Songs of the ’80s

Just like big hair and Spandex, country music was alive and well in the '80s, celebrating true love, simple pleasures and American pride.

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Carrie Underwood, Lee Ann Womack, Alan Jackson
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Top 10 Country Songs of the ’00s

A great country song can inspire you, make you laugh or make you cry. It may even enliven you to do crazy things like jump out of an airplane, dance like no one is watching ... or do a little damage to a cheater's beloved truck.

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Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss Pay Tribute to the Everly Brothers

The annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Music Masters Series honors one deserving legendary artist with a week of talks, workshops and, of course, music. This year, it was the Everly Brothers' turn in the spotlight.

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