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George Strait vs. the Cadillac Three – The Showdown

George Strait Cadillac Three
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George Strait‘s new single ‘I Got a Car’ is going for a third straight Showdown win this weekend. The fun love song took care of ‘Callin’ Me When I’m Lonely’ by Sheryl Crow earlier this week, moving it into a new round. Strait’s fans will be up against one of the hottest new artists and young songwriters in Nashville. 

The Cadillac Three‘s debut single is ‘The South.’ Jaren Johnston and company have plenty of friends in the music industry — in fact, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line and Mike Eli of the Eli Young Band join him the trio on this rock cut. Can the feisty newcomers knock off the CMA Entertainer of the Year? It may be a tough battle, but David has certainly beaten Goliath before.

Listen to clips of both Strait and the Cadillac Three’s songs and vote for your favorite here. You can vote once every hour until this Showdown ends on Monday at 8AM ET, so come back and vote often to be sure your artist wins. The winner of this matchup will face a new challenger on Monday.

Listen to a Sample of George Strait, ‘I Got a Car’

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Listen to a Sample of the Cadillac Three, ‘The South’

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Showdown Rules: The song with the most votes wins, and the winner goes on to face a new challenger in the next Showdown. Vote as much as once per hour online. If a song wins five Showdowns in a row, it will be retired into the Taste of Country Showdown Hall of Fame to allow for new songs to compete. Some songs will be considered for a second Showdown if voter turnout is healthy in a losing effort.

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