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Country Stars Who Stand Up Against Cancer

There are many -- too many -- country stars who have had cancer or have been personally affected by it in some way. The truth is, almost everyone knows someone who's battling against the horrific disease, and it does not discriminate based on age, fame, fortune or even good health.

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50 Country Songs Everyone Must Hear Before They Die
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50 Country Songs Everyone Must Hear Before They Die

The Boot rounds up a list of 50 country, Americana, alt-country, bluegrass and folk songs that everyone should hear at least once in their lifetime.

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Levon Helm Dead: Drummer for The Band Dies at 71 After Long Battle With Cancer

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Levon Helm, the enigmatic drummer and baritone vocalist behind The Band has died at the age of 71 after a lengthy battle with cancer, the Times-Herald Record reports...

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Fred Carter, Jr., Famed Musician, Dies at 76

Fred Carter, Jr., the Nashville-based musician whose distinctive guitar was heard on recordings by several of the most influential and popular country and pop artists of all time, died Saturday, July 17...

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