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Garth Brooks Adds His Daughter to His ‘Wall of Sound’

Even major country stars like Garth Brooks can use a little support onstage -- especially when that support is coming from their own family. The country legend took to the stage in Chicago over the weekend with one more familiar face added to his backing band: his daughter.

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Tim McGraw Explains Why ‘Overrated’ Could Be His Theme Song

Tim McGraw agrees that the first song on his new 'Sundown Heaven Town' album could be his theme song. The banjo-laden track evokes everything he stands for: hard work, overcoming obstacles and struggles and finding time appreciate family and friends. It takes a humble man to call a song called 'Overrated' a theme song, but the 47-year-old father of three was willing to go even further.

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Meet the Little Girl Who Made Miranda Lambert Weep

Perhaps you’ve seen the video. Perhaps you’ve watched it twice, because in watching Miranda Lambert break down on stage, you found some new reason to be absolutely certain you say “I love you” with a big hug to your children each night. Brooke Hester is the 7-year-old in the viral video wearing a pink hat and holding a picture and a flower. Her story from Lambert's show at a recent stop in Texas makes the moment so much more meaningful.

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See Hunter Hayes’ Tattoo [VIDEO]

Tattoos are more popular than ever in the Greater Binghamton area.  While we are officially entering the "cover-up" season, there are still new tatt places popping up all over the Southern Tier.  Like it or not, this is the tattoo generation.

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Album Spotlight: Tim McGraw, ‘Sundown Heaven Town’ – ToC Critic’s Pick

In looking forward, Tim McGraw turned backward during the building and recording of 'Sundown Heaven Town.' Many of the 13 tracks recall some of his biggest hits of the last 20 years and do so without feeling dusty.

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Dustin Lynch Headlines Taste of Country Christmas Tour

Even though Halloween is about a month and a half away, we're beginning to see signs of Christmas in the Southern Tier.  I mentioned on my show last week that Darius Rucker is recording a holiday album and just today, Dustin Lynch announced a Christmas tour

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Tim McGraw
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Tim McGraw Takes Over Taste of Country

Tim McGraw's 'Sundown Heaven Town' album will be available on Tuesday (Sept. 16), a fact readers of Taste of Country will hardly miss. The singer has taken over the No. 1 country music news site on the web, agreeing to roll out exclusive interviews and content each day over the next two weeks.

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Miranda Lambert Cries While Singing to 7-Year-Old Fan With Cancer [Watch]

Miranda Lambert may be sassy as all get out, but at her core, she's a softie with a big heart. At a concert in Texas on Saturday (Sept. 13), Lambert sang 'Over You' to a 7-year-old fan stricken with cancer ... and it left the superstar in tears.

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You Think You Know Carrie Underwood?

Carrie Underwood has been a mainstay in country music since winning Season 4 of 'American Idol' in 2005. Unlike artists who scraped their way to the top, the 31-year-old became an instant superstar, but she has more than the reality show to thank. The star's powerhouse vocals are what she's known for, and they've solidified her presence in the industry. However, we're betting there's more to this gorgeous blonde than you know ...

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Darius Rucker Taps Sheryl Crow for Christmas Album

It's an early Christmas present for country music fans! Darius Rucker is preparing a Christmas album, and that's not all the news -- he has a very special country guest on the record.

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