George Strait was once told he wasn't country enough and kindly dismissed from a job. But that's just one of the surprising things you'll learn in this episode of You Think You Know Country?

The King of Country's career hasn't been as easy as he makes it looks these days. In fact, an argument could be made that we wouldn't know his name today if another country star hadn't been arrested ...

Fans know all about Strait's No. 1 hits and record amount of ACM and CMA Awards. Watch to learn more about his marriage to wife Norma and the difficult circumstances surrounding his childhood. He may be retired from the road, but this legend hasn't left the public's country conscience. After nearly 40 years and over 60 No. 1 hits, Strait is as interesting as ever!

George Strait Through the Years