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Matthew McConaughey Once Told A Girl He Made Custom Boots For George Strait: “We Got Lucky That Night, Thank You George”

Diggin' into the ACM Awards vault. We recently took a look back at Miranda Lambert’s 2019 shade towards Blake Shelton during a performance of “Little Red Wagon,” Travis Tritt and actor Joe Pesci performing together in 1992, Ashton Kutcher looking like a clown in 2012, and of course, the legendaryAlan Jackson 1994 protest performance without drumsticks.
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Father’s Day Playlist: Alan Jackson, George Strait, Dolly Parton, Conway Twitty & More

Time to thank dear ol’ dad with a Father’s Day Playlist featuring some of country music’s best odes to fatherhood. In honor of Father’s Day on June 20, we put together a list of more than a dozen songs that pay tribute to the paternal bond between fathers and their children. Before you hit “play” on our playlist below, check out the backstory on a few of our favorite daddy ditties.
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On This Day: George Strait Takes a Trip to ‘Honkytonkville,’ Releasing the Hit Album in 2003

They don’t call George Strait the King of Country for no reason. The man knows how to produce a country music hit. With 60 number one songs under his belt, George Strait is a music legend. That said, not every single song he records can land a spot at the top of the charts. And that’s okay! That doesn’t mean the music isn’t great. Eighteen years ago George Strait released his 22nd studio album, Honkytonkville. And it was one of only a few of his albums that didn’t produce a number one hit song. Nevertheless, there are lots of catchy tunes on the record. So, to celebrate this anniversary we’re highlighting a few of our favorite songs from Honkytonkville.

King of Country: The essential George Strait playlist

Since the 1980s, Texan George Strait has earned his moniker as the King of Country with 50 number one hits, countless fan favorites and a decades-long career as one of the best performers in the genre. Looking to get an introduction to King George’s expansive catalog? These 21 songs are...
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On This Date: George Strait Named Top Country Artist Of Last 25 Years

On June 8th, 2010, a King was anointed. Okay, we all know George Strait doesn’t need Billboard Magazine to award him anything, but I had to make the comment. To coincide with their Country Music Summit in Nashville, Billboard Magazine announced the top Country Music artist of the past 25 years, based on the artist’s success on their album and song charts during the timeframe.
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George Strait is Looking Like a Ray of Cowboy ‘Sunshine’ in New Pic

Country music icon George Strait is spreading some rays of sunshine with a new tweet shared on Monday (June 7). In this social media message, the King of Country reminded his followers and fans that: “Sooner or later that sun’s gonna shine.” Along with this message was the hashtag “LetItGo.” This, of course, is a reference to the song where the quoted phrase is used. There is also a link where fans can listen to the song “Let It Go” on Spotify.
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George Strait Quizzes Fans on 1982 Album Release That Included Hit Singles ‘Fool Hearted Memory’ and ‘Marina Del Rey’

On Thursday, country legend George Strait got inquisitive on Twitter when he asked his fans to name the album that released on this day in 1982. “Name the album! It was released on this day in 1982 and included the hit singles ‘Fool Hearted Memory’ and ‘Marina Del Rey,'” Strait’s Twitter posted. His account only shared two singles off the album and an edited photo of the record’s front cover. True fans of George Strait will know it immediately, but for others, we’ll give you some more hints.
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George Strait is Bringing Us ‘Something Special’ in New ‘Strait From the Stage’ Post

On Tuesday, country icon George Strait shared “something special” with a throwback 1980s clip of the singer performing one of his many classics. The legendary singer posted the concert footage as part of his “Strait From the Stage” social media series. The 30-second video shows George Strait singing a portion of his 1985 hit “You’re Something Special to Me.” The single came off his similarly titled fifth studio album Something Special.