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Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire "Cathy's Clown" 

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Conway Twitty

Conway Twitty "Touch the Hand" 

 jerry1

Charly Records

Country music is definitely gaining in popularity — and there’s no better example of that fact than the long list of artists who have crossed genres to release a project for country fans.

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Kevin Winter / Rick Diamond / Jason Davis, Getty Images

Truck references in country music are a dime in a dozen. They’re everywhere. And we’re not complaining — but there are some songs that go above and beyond a quick mention of a Chevy or a Ford, to a storyline that’s centered around the country vehicle of choice, or a major reference to trucks in the verses or chorus.

 bro1

Eric Church performs with his band before a sold out crowd during the New England Country Music Festival at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts in 2013 | The Boston Globe

Why a new wave of country music has stuck to Boston like beer on a frat house floor.

 willie

Willie Nelson performs at the iTunes Festival during the SXSW

Library of Congress Honoring Willie Nelson as the Next Recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

 daughter

Father-daughter duo performed their shared hit "Tennessee Flat Top Box" at intimate family party…

 

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WEEK OF JULY 12, 2015

 

This week’s listener requests come from Louis in Sanford, North Carolina