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Ronnie Dunn, George Strait
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Ronnie Dunn Prepares for Shows With George Strait

Many of the artists opening for and playing alongside George Strait on the Cowboy Rides Away Tour idolize the country legend. That's not necessarily the case for Ronnie Dunn.

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Jo Dee Messina
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Jo Dee Messina Explains How Her Husband ‘Helped’ Inspire ‘A Woman’s Rant’

Jo Dee Messina’s husband Chris wouldn’t get up to get the baby one night, but by sleeping in he may have inspired the singer’s newest hit single. ‘A Women’s Rant’ was started by an angry and exhauste

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ToC Encore: Quit Complaining About Modern Country Music

Collin Raye joins a growing list of seasoned country (and rock) singers with strong thoughts on the current Nashville sound. Raye politely told Fox News he didn't care for the "dumbed down" sound of today, and predictably he found fans to agree with him. Taste of Country writer Billy Dukes says singers who look back longingly aren't painting an accurate picture of the "good old days."

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Kimberly Perry JP Arencibia
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Kimberly Perry, Wedding Planner? The Band Perry Singer Says ‘No!’ [Watch]

True to the close-knit collaboration that is the Band Perry, Kimberly Perry says she's not planning her wedding without some serious help from her family!

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Eric Church
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Eric Church Says the Outsiders Tour Will Rely on More Than Hits

The setlist for Eric Church’s upcoming tour won’t just be a greatest hits lineup. The singer tells Taste of Country he’s going to dig deeper to find the songs that have really affected fans.

“I go back to the very beginning, and the ones that

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Charlie Daniels
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Charlie Daniels Interview: Country’s Biggest Bob Dylan Fan Offers His Interpretations on ‘Doin’ It Dylan’

To say Charlie Daniels is a Bob Dylan fan is to say the famous country singer plays an OK fiddle. It's an understatement. Daniels was in Dylan's band to record three albums in the late '60s and early '70s, and has since appreciated his music, even if he didn't necessarily always know what the folk-rocker was talking about.

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Brett Eldredge
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Brett Eldredge on the Makeout Scenes in New ‘Beat of the Music’ Video: ‘I Love My Job’

The last 30 seconds of Brett Eldredge's new 'Beat of the Music' video finds the singer locking lips with a beautiful blonde. The scenes took multiple takes, and he tells Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex he wasn't complaining.

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George Strait
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ToC Encore: Is George Strait the Greatest Ever?

Now that he's won Entertainer of the Year (and since he's retiring from the road) it's a good time to ask ... is George Strait the greatest country singer of all time?

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Josh Thompson Started Out Writing ‘Horrible’ Songs [Watch]

In a Taste of Country exclusive, Josh Thompson opens up about how he got his start writing country music. It was a horrible beginning for the singer.

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Luke Bryan Blake Shelton
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Top 5 Moments from the 2014 ACM Awards

George Strait's Entertainer of the Year win was cool, but it wasn't our top moment from the 2014 ACM Awards.

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