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27 Years Ago: Keith Whitley Dies

On May 9, 1989, Keith Whitley passed away at the age of 34 from alcohol poisoning.

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Country Singers We Lost Too Soon [PICTURES]

A photo gallery of country artists who died too young.

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27 Years Ago: Keith Whitley Hits No. 1 With ‘I’m No Stranger to the Rain’

On April 8, 1989, Keith Whitley's single "I'm No Stranger to the Rain" became his last No. 1 hit before his death from alcoholism.

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Top 10 Country Songs About Rain

April showers bring May flowers ... and some really good country songs about rain.

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26 Years Ago: Keith Whitley’s ‘It Ain’t Nothin” Goes to No. 1

Twenty-six years ago today (Jan. 13, 1990) was a bittersweet day for friends, family and fans of Keith Whitley. It was on this day that Whitley's song "It Ain't Nothin'" landed at the top of the charts, more than eight months after his death.

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26 Years Ago: Keith Whitley Hits No. 1 With ‘I Wonder Do You Think of Me’

Twenty-six years ago today (Sept. 9, 1989) was a bittersweet day for friends and family of the late Keith Whitley. It was on this day that his song "I Wonder Do You Think of Me" hit No. 1, only four months after his death by alcohol poisoning.

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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 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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2013 ACM Awards Winners: Off-Camera Honorees Announced

The off-camera winners for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards are being bestowed upon the industry's best musicians, songwriters and artists...

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Easton Corbin, ‘All Over the Road’ Follows Traditional Country Map

When Easton Corbin references Keith Whitley, George Jones and Merle Haggard as having had a profound impact on his sound, it's clearly not just lip service...

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