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Top 10 Country Artists of the 1970s
From traditional-leaning artists to boundary-pushing outlaws to the daring women who spoke up about real issues, the 10 country artists below helped define country music in the '70s.
What Is the Music Modernization Act, and Why Should Country Fans Care About It?
Country music fans who were on social media this summer likely saw songwriters, musicians and politicians tweeting about something called the Music Modernization Act, or the MMA. They were advocating for its passage ... but what the heck is it?
Top 10 Country Songs of the 1960s
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Top 5 Jamey Johnson Songs
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Top 5 Biggest Country and Americana Moments of 2018 (So Far)
So far, 2018 has been a year of redemptions and comebacks.
8 of Country Music’s Best Concert Traditions
There's nothing like a concert: the spectacle of live music, the experience of seeing songs you love brought to life ... and the possibility of the unexpected.
18 Swoon-Worthy Country Music Quotes About Love
Country music centers so strongly on storytelling, and one of its favorites stories to tell is a love story.
Garth Brooks’ Best Live Shots [PICTURES]
All of those years and all of those years of touring have left quite the archive of concert photos.
The Dixie Chicks’ ‘Wide Open Spaces’ Tracks, Ranked
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The Boot’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide
Looking for the perfect gift for the country fan on your list? We've got you covered!