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Ninetieth birthday bash also features Trace Adkins, the Oak Ridge Boys, Larry Gatlin and the cast of Nashville

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It’s hard to go wrong with the classics. Like, for example, The Judds riding in a red ’57 Chevy – just like the one they drove to Nashville to perform for RCA record label executives in 1983.

This week’s listener requests come from Sarah in Newport, New York

 

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WEEK OF OCTOBER 18, 2015

 

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Alabama | October 18th, 2015

 OCTOBER, 1983 NUMBER 1 SONG - ALABAMA - 'LADY DOWN ON LOVE'

 OCTOBER, 1993 NUMBER 1 SONG - CLAY WALKER - 'WHAT'S IT TO YOU'

                                             OCTOBER, 2003 NUMBER 1 SONG - TIM MCGRAW - 'REAL GOOD MAN'

                                             OCTOBER, 2013 NUMBER 1 SONG - TYLER FARR - 'REDNECK CRAZY'

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Carrie Underwood‘s “Little Toy Guns” lyrics bring a strong message to country radio, and according to one of the song’s authors, that’s one of the most gratifying parts of writing it.

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Performances for 'Austin City Limits' Hall of Fame special featured Patty Loveless, Lyle Lovett, Vince Gill and more…

Austin City Limits isn't merely a spot on a map; it's the award-winning television series that helped redefine the history of a town that has over the past four decades become one of America's best showcases for live music.

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By her own admission, Jana Kramer was a mess in the days leading up to her 30th birthday.

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"I have never enjoyed touring more than this year," says the superstar, currently on the road with his Kick the Dust Up Tour