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50 Country Songs Everyone Must Hear Before They Die

50 Country Songs Everyone Must Hear Before They Die

The Boot rounds up a list of 50 country, Americana, alt-country, bluegrass and folk songs that everyone should hear at least once in their lifetime.

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‘The Voice': Lauren Duski and Brennley Brown Sing Willie/Waylon Duet [Watch]

Brennley Brown and Lauren Duski teamed up for a fitting duet of Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings' " Good Hearted Woman" during The Voice Season 12 Semifinals on Monday night (May 15).

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Remember Which Country Album Was the First to Be Certified Platinum?

Platinum certification for one million albums sold didn't begin until 1976, so while other recordings may have soared past this sales mark, Wanted: The Outlaws became the first official platinum album in country music history that year.

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Terry Wyatt / Kevin Winter/ Larry Busacca, Getty Images

10 Proud Songs About America

Country music is known for its ability to create some outstanding songs about America. From patriotic anthems to protest tunes, country artists know how to sing about their home sweet home.

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Melanie Swerden

Billy Ray Cyrus Brings Waylon Jennings’ Vision Full Circle

It took nearly 20 years, but Waylon Jennings called it. Billy Ray Cyrus just wishes the country legend was around to say, "I told you so."

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Top 10 Patriotic Country Songs

Whether in times of war or peace, American anthems have been fan-favorite country songs for decades, and there are a slew of country tunes that proudly proclaim the beauty and benefits of the United States of America.

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Blake Shelton and Adam Wakefield Cover Hank Williams Jr. & Waylon Jennings

Adam Wakefield is no stranger to showing off his country roots. The contestant on The Voice teamed up with coach Blake Shelton on Monday night (May 23) for a spirited cover of the Hank Williams Jr. and Waylon Jennings' classic duet "The Conversation."

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Sam Hunt Covers Waylon Jennings Classic ‘Belle of the Ball’ [Watch]

Sam Hunt showed his traditional country side at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium during CRS week, when he broke out his acoustic guitar to perform the Waylon Jennings classic "Belle of the Ball."

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Vote for the Most Anticipated Album of March 2016

A readers' poll to determine The Boot's March 2016 Album of the Month.

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Gustavo Caballero, Getty Images

Undying Love: See Pictures of Country Music’s Most Adorable Couples

Love is in the air, and we're celebrating the best way we know how — with country music's cutest couples!

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Luke Bryan Has Apologized to Waylon Jennings’ Family Over Outlaw Comments, Shooter Reveals

In the midst of an enormous controversy over some comments he recently made about outlaw country, Luke Bryan has offered an apology to the widow and son of Waylon Jennings.

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Waylon Jennings’ Daughter-in-Law Addresses Luke Bryan’s Outlaw Comments

Waylon Jennings' daughter-in-law has offered an angry response to the comments Luke Bryan made last week, perceived by some to be an attack on legendary country artists like Jennings, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Throwback Thursday Video: Waylon Jennings Duets with Big Bird [WATCH]

Do you remember Saturday morning cartoons? My husband and I do and we're pretty bummed that our little guy won't have a chance to grow up watching them like we did.

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Country's Nastiest Feuds

You Think You Know Country’s Nastiest Feuds?

Country music is a very supportive genre, but that doesn't mean there aren't a few artists who just can't get along. Sometimes it's professional, sometimes it's personal. For country's most well-known feudsters, it was both.

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