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16 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Dies
On Sept. 12, 2003, Cash passed away after suffering complications from diabetes.
25 Years Ago: George Jones Undergoes Triple Bypass Surgery, on His 63rd Birthday
On Sept. 12, 1994, Jones had triple bypass surgery, on his 63rd birthday, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.
45 Years Ago: George Jones Earns No. 1 Hit With ‘The Grand Tour’
On Aug. 31, 1974, Jones earned a No. 1 hit with his song "The Grand Tour," which was the title track of his 41st studio album.
40 Years Ago: Charlie Daniels Hits No. 1 With ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia’
On Aug. 25, 1979, Daniels earned his first No. 1 hit, with his single "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."
16 Years Ago: Trace Adkins Is Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry
On Aug. 23, 2003, Adkins was officially inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
Top 10 Chris Stapleton Songs
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Top 10 Country Songs About Addiction
In the 1995 comedy film 'Clueless,' lead character Cher (Alicia Silverstone) offers this little nugget of wisdom: "It is one thing to spark up a doobie and get laced at parties, but it is quite another to be fried all day."
Top 10 Billy Currington Songs
From laid-back, good-time anthems, to serious traditional country songs and soulful ballads, Currington has run the musical gamut in his recording career.
POLL: What’s the Best Country Song About Being Thankful?
The days around Thanksgiving are a good time of the year for each of us to reflect about what we're most thankful for in our lives.
POLL: What’s Your Favorite Country Halloween Song?
Country music has songs for all occasions -- even Halloween.
15 Years Ago: Toby Keith Hits No. 1 With ‘American Soldier’
On Feb. 21, 2004, Keith earned his 13th No. 1 hit.