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Charlie Daniels
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36 Years Ago: Charlie Daniels Hits No. 1 With ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia’

On Aug. 25, 1979, Charlie Daniels was undoubtedly doing plenty of celebrating. It was on this day 36 years ago that the singer earned his first No. 1 hit, with his single "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."

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Classic Country Chat: Minnie Pearl

Is there a larger Country Music Treasure than Minnie Pearl? In a word, no.

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Carrie Underwood Releases Teaser for ‘Smoke Break’ Video [Watch]

Carrie Underwood is set to premiere the video for her brand-new single, "Smoke Break," on Entertainment Tonight on Monday (Aug. 24), but she's sharing a short teaser with her fans a day early.

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46 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Earns No. 1 Hit With ‘A Boy Named Sue’

Forty-five years ago today (Aug. 21, 1969) was an epic day for Johnny Cash. It was on this day that the singer soared to the top of the charts with his live single, "A Boy Named Sue," from his At San Quentin album.

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12 Years Ago: Trace Adkins Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry

Trace Adkins had already earned 10 Top 20 hits by this time in 2003. He'd had his first No. 1 single, "(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing," and had released four Top 10 albums, as well as a hits collection. But chances are, it's his induction into the Grand Ole Opry that makes Aug. 23 stand out in his mind.

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Ricky Skaggs
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Watch 7-Year-Old Ricky Skaggs Pick With the Legendary Flatt and Scruggs

I recognize the legend's Flatt and Scruggs, but who is that little 7 year old kid? Why, it's Ricky Skaggs!

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Dustin Lynch
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Dustin Lynch Will Apply Lessons Learned from Luke Bryan to Hell of a Night Tour

Dustin Lynch says when he moved to Nashville he didn’t really have anyone eager to tell him what to do, and what not to do as an plucky, young country singer. That doesn’t mean he’s not open to learning. Luke Bryan recently joined a list of superstars who the “Hell of a Night” singer has gone to school on.

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Before Kenny Rogers Was ‘The Gambler’ He Was Singing Lead for the First Edition

Long before the 'Gambler' Kenny Rogers was the lead singer for the First Edition. Remember 'Just Dropped In) To See What Condition My Condition Was In'?

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Jake Owen Says New Feather Tattoo Honors His Individualism, Native American Heritage

Jake Owen says he didn't spend much time thinking about the design for his new feather tattoo, but it carries some personal meaning for him. Owen is of Native American ancestry, and recognizes the importance of the feather. But more than anything the feather is a symbol for who he is today.

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Country Star Hailey Steele Performs ‘Diamonds’ Live In-Studio

Country star and South Dakota native Hailey Steele stopped by the Kickin' Country studios to perform the song "Diamonds" off her self-titled new EP.

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