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  1. 'American Idol 10' - Triumph in the face of adversityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2011 | The Post-Standard

    ... "Flat on the Floor," and while she had a few hoarse moments, her voice held and she nailed it. For round two, George Strait picked "Check Yes or No" for Scotty and Carrie Underwood chose "Maybe it was Memphis" for Lauren. While Scotty's song was a ...


  2. All About the Twang: Nashville's big night coming with CMA AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... to enjoy the show. But it helps. Singers as country as a pair of Wranglers and shiny belt buckle, including George Strait and Martina McBride, are nominated for big awards. But newcomers and contemporary country superstars could dominate the night. ...


  3. Weird Country: Sturgill Simpson performs with Cris Jacobs at 8 p.m....Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Folio Weekly

    ... pushers like Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson - and his booming baritone is right up George Strait's chart-topping alley. But Simpson's music is far more philosophical, spiritual and mystical than anything ever released in ...


  4. Musical differences: Dems prefer Beatles, GOP countryRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Hill

    Democrats like Maya Angelou and the Beatles, while Republicans are more partial to George Strait and "Heaven Is for Real." Metallica and Taylor Swift are equally popular on both sides of the aisle, however, according to a Facebook analysis of people's political allegiances and their other favorites.


  5. The official uniform of the country person. Shorts, hats, boots, beer.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... and stuff it right up Ben and Jerry's nose, in Texas it's Blue Bell or nothing. Photo: Blue Bell Creamery George Strait: We only really need two musicians in Texas, and George is one of them. Photo: Cooper Neill, Getty Images For George Strait ...


  6. What Democrats and Republicans like on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington Examiner

    ... candidate are interested in outside of politics. Music that Democrats enjoy? The Beatles. Republicans like George Strait. The two political groups meet in the middle, sharing a like for Journey. The full data sets show that Republicans are more ...


  7. Do Republicans really not like the Beatles? Facebook releases voters' tastes.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... country scene: Miranda Lambert and her husband, Blake Shelton, as well as the ever popular "king of country," George Strait. Facebook pulled its data from users who "like" the campaign pages of any Democrat or Republican candidate running for ...


  8. Ogdensburg Command Performances hosts 'A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline' on Nov. 5Read the original story

    Tuesday | North Country Now

    ... She is the voice of Baby Bop on the Barney and Friends series. Movie credits include "Pure Country" with George Strait and "The Apostle" with Robert Duvall. One of the all-time legends of country music, Cline was born Virginia Patterson Hensley on ...


  9. What Facebook 'likes' say about your politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | USA Today

    ... The Beatles, those icons of '60s counterculture, are overwhelmingly "liked" by Democrats, while country singer George Strait is a disproportionate Republican favorite. This 2012 photo released by A&E shows, from left, Phil Robertson, Jase Robertson, ...


  10. Parties differ on Facebook 'likes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Politico

    ... that were most differentiating." The results: Republicans are more likely to listen to country musicians like George Strait, Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley and Miranda Lambert while Democrats tend to go for artists like The Beatles, Michael Jackson, ...


  11. Facebook Reveals the Vacation Destination Republicans and Democrats Both LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Vanity Fair

    ... Adele, and BeyoncA . The Republicans loved a buffet of white musicians including country legends such as George Strait and the reliably bigoted Ted Nugent . Musicians with universal appeal include Taylor Swift, Elvis Presley, and Journey. "The ...


  12. Ronnie Milsap Inducted Into Country Music Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | WebProNews

    ... ra category. Cochran is a country music songwriter who wrote hits popularized by stars such as Patsy Cline and George Strait. He died of cancer in 2010 and was spoken for at the hall of fame ceremony by his widow, Suzi Cochran.


  13. Old Boots, New Dirt by Jason AldeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Country Weekly

    ... Jason's music has never been something that purists have gravitated toward, but he's not making music for George Strait fans. Aldean's Army, however, hasn't been able to get enough of it. The big hubbub about the song featuring a drum loop and not ...


  14. Jim Lauderdale Is Way Past Where the Sidewalk EndsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Houston Press

    One of the most respected songwriters in the suddenly-chic genre called Americana had been chasing the dream of a recording deal ten years when he finally found success through the backdoor to Nashville at age 35. Jim Lauderdale, 57, who visits Dosey Doe's satellite Music Cafe in Conroe Saturday night, struggled for a decade in New York -- even working as a messenger for Rolling Stone magazine -- and Los Angeles before finally hitting the big time in 1992 when two of his songs, "King of Broken Hearts" and "Where the Sidewalk Ends" " from his first album Planet of Love , were selected by Tony Brown and George Strait for the soundtrack of Strait's movie, Pure Country .


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    Thursday Oct 23 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    THIS DAY IN 1992: Country singer George Strait made his movie debut in "Pure Country," in which he starred as a country western singer. 1962: A 12-year-old named Little Stevie Wonder recorded his first single for Motown Records.


  16. Jackie Lee Scores a Touchdown With First Single, 'She...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Billboard

    ... and I fell somewhere in between. I listened to a hodgepodge of a lot of different sounds from Faron Young and George Strait to Bob Seger and Phil Collins ." Lee is very proud to be a member of the Broken Bow roster, a place that he says feels like ...


  17. Colorado breakdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... he and his sisters heard was at Saturday night rodeos, where country-western bands would play Don Edwards and George Strait songs. After dropping out of high school to become an independent contractor for Home Depot, Crandall worked at East Coast ...


  18. VF Ceo Eric Wiseman to young professionals: 'Lean in to Greensboro'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Business Journal

    ... even had a chance to win door prizes, from a Nautica umbrella to a cowboy hat signed by country music singer George Strait. Such events are part of an effort by Triad economic developers, business owners and politicians to attract and retain the ...


  19. Alan Jackson Announces 2015 Keepin' It Country TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | KUAD-FM Windsor

    ... 2015. Earlier this month the legend became the 12th artist in residence at the Hall of Fame. In the wake of George Strait 's retirement announcement, many wondered if Jackson was following suit when he scheduled the press conference. However, he ...


  20. You Think You Know George Strait?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | KUAD-FM Windsor

    George Strait was once told he wasn't country enough and kindly dismissed from a job. 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.