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Musical Smartypants: Country Singers Who Learned Before They Earned

"Stay in school!" Kids may roll their eyes at that oft-heard phrase as they argue with their parents that some of the wealthiest celebrities on the planet dropped out of school to start their careers early. But in the notoriously volatile entertainment business, no one can argue with having an education to fall back on.

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Kris Kristofferson, Charley Pride and Jim Lauderdale to Receive American Eagle Awards

The National Music Council (NMC) has announced the recipients of their 2015 American Eagle Awards, which honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the culture of American music.

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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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Hear Kris Kristofferson Perform Tom Petty’s ‘I Won’t Back Down’

Kris Kristofferson is starring in an upcoming TV mini-series, Texas Rising, on the History channel, but he can also be heard in show's music.

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Lady Antebellum, Kris Kristofferson and Jason Isbell to Team Up for ‘Skyville Live’

Lady AntebellumKris Kristofferson and Jason Isbell are on tap to perform on the next Skyville Live, on April 7.

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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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30 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson Record ‘Highwayman’

Talk about an anniversary to remember: Thirty years ago today (Dec. 6, 1984), four of country music's reigning superstars -- Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson -- convened together to record 'Highwayman,' a single that sparked an entire album, their name as a quartet and more than a decade of performing together.

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Kris Kristofferson on Meeting Johnny Cash: ‘It Just Changed My Life’

Kris Kristofferson is one of the most prolific songwriters in the history of country music. The 78-year-old has released more than 25 albums and over 30 singles, with some of his songs recorded by other high-profile artists, including Bob Dylan, Roger Miller, Janis Joplin and George Jones, among others.

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Top 10 Country Stars Who Have Acted in Movies

In 1963, Buck Owens topped the country charts with 'Act Naturally,' which opened with the prophetic line, "They're gonna put me in the movies." But decades before that tune (later covered by the Beatles) was a hit, country stars were already trading the concert stage for the sound stage.

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Kris Kristofferson Stuns PEN Awards With Impromptu Performance

Kris Kristofferson surprised attendees at the PEN New England's Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence Awards with a memorable performance.

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