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Synonyms for country music

a simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States

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Garth Brooks, the biggest-selling act in country music history, said Wednesday he probably will retire next year to spend more time with his three young daughters.
Throughout her 25-year career, her stormy marriages and hospital stays, even a kidnapping and beating for which no one was ever convicted, threatened to overshadow one of the most successful singing careers in country music history.
in deconstruction from Duke, along the way making country music history, tossing up a rockabilly singer ("that dark dangerous look the women like, that's what Johnny's going for, kind of a cross between Porter Wagoner and an undertaker"), expecting no peace and finding none.
The release of his thirteenth album 'Welcome To The Fishbowl' (out June 19) coincides with the blockbuster, 22-stadium 'Brothers of the Sun' Tour, with Chesney and Tim McGraw, which is anticipated to be the biggest stadium tour in country music history.
Any library strong in country music history and legends will consider The Songs of Jimmie Rodgers a mainstay.
1 songs, 44 Country Music Award nominations and Grammy awards, Merle Haggard is one of the most influential singer/songwriter's in Country music history.
Other aspects of the book will enhance its appeal to audiences being introduced to country music history.
Mixing gospel harmonies with good humor, the Statlers became one of the most popular acts in country music history.
In less than a year, her second CD, the Grammy-winning "The Woman in Me," has become the fastest-selling album by a woman in country music history and, at 5 million and counting, is poised to pass the record-holder, Patsy Cline's 6-million-selling "Greatest Hits.
This June, McGraw will kick off what is anticipated to be the biggest stadium tour in country music history with old friend Kenny Chesney.
Tim ended 2004 with the launch of his album 'Live Like You Were Dying' which sold 770,000 units its debut week - the fifth largest debut in Country music history.
Her 6x-Platinum FEARLESS album is the most awarded album in country music history.
BROOKS & DUNN -- Most Awarded Artist Brooks &Dunn, the best-selling duo in country music history, have won the most ACM Awards in the past 50 years with a total of twenty-seven (27) awards including three (3) Entertainer of the Year trophies, and a Triple Crown Award.
Reba's reign of #1 hits spans four decades and the multimedia superstar was recently recognized by Billboard, Country Aircheck and Mediabase as the biggest female hit-maker in country music history.
With cutting-edge country hits including "These Days," "Bless The Broken Road" and "What Hurts The Most," all of the trio's studio albums have gone multi-platinum, leaving them the most awarded vocal group in country music history.