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Country Music Legends Playing Cards

These cards feature some of country music's greatest recording artists, including Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Crystal Gale, Hank Williams, Waylon Jennings, Dolly Parton and more. Carrie Underwood and Kenny Chesney are also in the playing cards deck, making it perfect for country music fans of all ages. Fifty-two cards. Poker...
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The 10 Best Maddie & Tae Songs, Ranked

In 2014, Maddie & Tae took the country music world by storm with their bro-country takedown "Girl in a Country Song." A novelty by nature, it was their playfulness, as much as the piercing honesty, that turned it into a bonafide smash. Co-written with Aaron Scherz, the cheeky tune set the tone for their debut record, Start Here, a 11-song collection that contained much more than meets the eye. Whether it was heartfelt balladry ("Fly," "Smoke") or raucous pop-inflected anthems ("Sierra"), their songwriting always rang true to country tradition.
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Dolly Parton Among 2022 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

The legendary Dolly Parton is among the nominees for the 2022 class of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Parton is one of 17 nominees announced through a press release on Wednesday (Feb. 2) morning. Additional nominees include Pat Benetar, DEVO, Eurythmics, Rage Against The Machine, Eminem, Dionne Warwick, Lionel Richie, Carly Simon, A Tribe Called Quest and Beck.
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3 Beth Dutton Valentine's Day Cards for Your Rip Wheeler

Editor's Note: Products featured on Wide Open Country are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. Beth Dutton might be one tough cookie, but that doesn't mean she didn't have a soft spot for Rip. I think many of us resilient ladies can relate to Beth! Whether you have a soft spot for your spouse, boyfriend, or best friend, they deserve an adorable Beth Dutton Valentine's Day card from you.
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Mickey Guyton to Perform National Anthem at Super Bowl LVI

Buckle up, Mickey Guyton fans. We are heading to the Super Bowl! The country singer announced she will perform the National Anthem at this year's Super Bowl in Los Angeles at the SoFi Stadium on February 13. Taking to Twitter to announce the exciting news, she stated,"👏❤Look👏 ❤at👏 ❤God. I...
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Blake Shelton Performs 'God's Country' With 6-Year Old Fan

Blake Shelton had a very sweet guest at his show in Choctaw, Oklahoma. During his performance at the Choctaw Casinos Resorts, the country music superstar invited 6-year-old Wyatt on stage. Wyatt was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, and is currently waiting for a heart transplant. Shelton decided to surprise the boy, asking him to sing his chart-topping single, "God's Country," and man was it beautiful!
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'1883' Recap: Elsa Mourns and Rita Wilson Guest Stars

Warning: Spoilers ahead for season one of 1883. It's hard to believe we're over halfway through the first season of Yellowstone prequel 1883. The wagon train led by Shea Brennan (Sam Elliott), his partner Thomas (LaMonica Garrett), and the Dutton family has by now seen their fair share of heartbreak. Episode six, "Boring the Devil" picks up with Elsa mourning the loss of her first love, the wagon train stopping at a trading outpost before continuing on with their journey, and Thomas moving forward with a new love interest. Plus, we finally get to see Rita Wilson's guest-starring appearance alongside real-life pal, Faith Hill.
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Inside Faith Hill's Inspiring Journey to Meeting Her Biological Family

Throughout Faith Hill's rise to superstardom in country music, she's always been open about the fact that she was adopted. She has nothing but love for her adoptive parents, who welcomed her into their family just days after she was born, but that doesn't mean that the country star didn't feel like something was missing in her life. She decided to set out to find her birth family and learn more about her origin story. It turned out, there was more to the story than she originally was led to believe.
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Dolly Parton Tells Secret Behind Keeping Her 55-Plus Year Marriage 'Spicy'

During a new interview on E! News' Daily Pop, Dolly Parton revealed secrets behind keeping things "spicy" in her 55-plus year marriage to her husband, Carl Dean. "I like to dress up for Carl," Parton said. "Every day, I put on some makeup and fix my hair because I think, 'Well, the whole world, I'm out here and everybody else sees me all dressed up, and I'm not going to just kind of go home and just flop on him.'"
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