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On Sept. 25, 1999, Tim McGraw scored his 10th No. 1 hit with “Something Like That.” The tune was the second single from his multi-platinum-selling A Place in the Sun album. Tim McGraw Something Like ThatCurb Records loading… Written by Rick Ferrell and Keith Follese, “Something Like That” tells the story of a summer romance: “She had
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Country-pop megastar Shania Twain has signed with a new label home, Republic Nashville, and she’s accompanying the announcement with a vivacious new song, “Waking Up Dreaming.” Twain wrote the song with David Stewart and Jessica Agombar, and the up-tempo track is all about celebrating the euphoria of being in love and spending every moment with one’s significant other.
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Nashville native will release his new album The Hometown Kid on Oct. 28 Gabe Lee’s latest song “Over You” has its origins in the sting of loss — specifically, when the Tennessee Titans fell in heartbreaking fashion to the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2021-22 season playoffs. “That in itself is a history of letdowns,” says the
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Fall is the perfect time to curl up with a sweater, a mug of coffee (pumpkin spice or not!) … and a good country song. From songs about small-town football teams to songs about harvesting crops to songs about mourning lost summer loves, The Boot is counting down the best country songs about fall. The tunes on
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“There’s so much more going on in people’s lives than they show you,” says Kelsea Ballerini, taking a moment to gather her thoughts. “That’s true for me.” The 29-year-old country singer, who despite her perpetually cheery demeanor and aw-shucks personality, has been fighting some serious battles. “I’m experiencing that literally right now,” says Ballerini who,
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Garth Brooks has been everywhere since his 1989 self-titled debut album. He dominated country music in the 1990s (with Garth Brooks, Ropin’ the Wind and In Pieces) before temporarily retiring from country music in 2001. While technically on his hiatus from music, Brooks married Trisha Yearwood in 2005. In 2014, he returned to country music with Man
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Hip-hop music is highly emotional, strong, and represents the ideas of life. Here is an in-depth interview with the up-and-coming Hip-hop star Michael Blackwell Q: What makes you different from other rappers in the industry? A: I create a mix of old and new school lyrics along with content aimed at Plus Size and Curvy
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In the realm of debut albums, John Prine‘s self-titled first record — released 50 years ago today, on Sept. 23, 1971 — is among the best of the best. Five decades later, John Prine is a classic in the folk icon’s catalog, containing some of his most-loved songs and shining examples of his observant lyricism. A Maywood, Ill., native, Prine
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Her birth certificate says Audrey Faith Perry, but it’s as Faith Hill that she’s come to be known and loved all over the world. Born just outside of Jackson, Miss., on Sept. 21, 1967, Hill was adopted by Edna and Ted Perry as an infant and grew up performing at 4-H luncheons and local churches, displaying her musical talent
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Margo Price is back with a genre-bending, boundary-pushing new album. Set for release on Jan. 13, 2023, Strays features nine new tracks, including her previous single “Been to the Mountain,” which dropped in August. Her latest track “Change of Heart,” out today (Sept. 20), shows off an evolved, psychedelic-tinged sound that mixes elements of 70s and 80s rock, shimmering pop and
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When Pam Tillis entered the world on July 24, 1957, she was born into a family of country music royalty. Her father, Mel Tillis, burst onto the scene in the late 1950s and went onto release some of the most pivotal country tracks of the 1970s, including ”Coca-Cola Cowboy” and “Good Woman Blues.” Pam spent her childhood surrounded by
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Nashville-based trio The Lone Bellow are set to release their fifth studio album, Love Songs for Losers, on Nov. 4. The project marks a new chapter sonically for the acclaimed outfit, a shift that can be heard on their latest single, “Honey.” Members Zach Williams, Kanene Donehey Pipkin and Brian Elmquist’s dreamy harmonies and expert accompaniment are elevated with
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After a summer where many music festivals felt anticlimactic and unfulfilling (Was standing on dirt or gravel for hours on end ever fun?), AmericanaFest 2022 delivered one of its most satisfying and diverse weeks in the history of the Nashville event. While the festival suffered a major blow with the loss of its de facto
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Rocky Kramer will be hosting “Rock & Roll Classics” on this week’s episode of Rocky Kramer’s Rock & Roll Tuesdays on Twitch. Tune into Twitch on Tuesday, September 20th, at 7 PM PT for this amazing show. Rocky Kramer is a guitar virtuoso, often being compared to the greatest guitar players in the world. Rocky
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