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16 Years Ago: Dierks Bentley Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut
On April 18, 2003, Bentley made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
Top 10 Country Breakup Songs
There's an old saying that insists that "revenge is a dish best served cold" ...
30 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Serves as Host and Musical Guest on ‘SNL’
On April 15, 1989, Parton served as both the host and musical guest on 'Saturday Night Live'.
Top 10 Country Stars Who Have Acted in Movies
In 1963, Buck Owens topped the country charts with "Act Naturally," which opened with the prophetic line "They're gonna put me in the movies." But decades before that tune was a hit, country stars were already trading the concert stage for the sound stage.
30 Years Ago: Keith Whitley Hits No. 1 With ‘I’m No Stranger to the Rain’
On April 8, 1989, "I'm No Stranger to the Rain" became Whitley's last No. 1 hit before his death from alcoholism.
15 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney, Uncle Kracker Hit No. 1 With ‘When the Sun Goes Down’
On April 3, 2004, "When the Sun Goes Down" became a No. 1 hit.
POLL: What’s the Best Country Song About Rain?
A readers' poll to determine the best country song about rain.
Top 10 Funny Country Music Videos
Country music may be known for its "tear in my beer" sad songs, not to mention its tunes about trucks, dirt roads and Southern living, but the genre also has a helluva sense of humor.
51 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney Is Born in Tennessee
Happy birthday, Kenny!
Top 10 Carrie Underwood Songs
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