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56 Years Ago: George Jones Earns First No. 1 Single With ‘White Lightning’

Fifty-six years ago today (April 13, 1959) was an unforgettable day for George Jones. It was on this day the singer earned his first No. 1 hit with "White Lightning."

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32 Years Ago: George Jones Marries Nancy Sepulvado

Thirty-two years ago today, on March 4, 1983, George Jones wed Nancy Sepulvado. The ceremony took place at the home of Jones' sister, Helen Scroggins, in Woodville, Texas.

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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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Country Stars Who Have Served in the Military

Country music is filled with songs proclaiming love and devotion to the United States, but for many artists, their patriotism runs much deeper.

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Vote for the Most Anticipated Album of February 2015

January 2015's new album releases calendar was sparse, but that's not the case for February. Eleven upcoming discs are vying for the title of The Boot's Album of the Month for February 2015.

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Details, Grand Opening Announced for George Jones Museum

The long-awaited George Jones Museum is nearing its opening day. Jones' widow Nancy has revealed that the four-story building will officially open on April 24, to coincide with the second anniversary of her husband's April 26 death.

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George + Nancy Jones — Country’s Greatest Love Stories

For most of his early life, George Jones was a gifted artist with a drinking problem and self-destructive bent, but there's nothing like the love of a good woman to turn a guy around.

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What Did Your Favorite Country Stars Look Like as Children? [PICTURES]

Have you ever wondered what your favorite country singer looked like when he or she was pint-sized? Some stars are hardly recognizable as kids, but a lot of them haven't changed much -- in fact, photos of artists like Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley prove that their music careers started early.

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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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Brad Paisley Carrie Underwood George Strait
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Top 10 Country Songs of Faith

Country artists' references to religion can range from so subtle that you don't notice it until you're Googling the meaning behind the lyrics to as overt as you can get.

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