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26 Years Ago: Clint Black Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut

Twenty-six years ago today (April 22, 1989), Clint Black achieved a huge career milestone. It was on this day that the singer made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry, just as his first single, “A Better Man,” from his freshman album, Killin’ Time, was climbing the charts. Continue reading…

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Story Behind the Song: Rascal Flatts, 'Here'

Rascal Flatts released “Here” in September 2008, as the fifth single from their Still Feels Good album; it became a No. 1 song on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart in January 2009. The tune was written by songwriters Jeffrey Steele and Steve Robson, shortly after Steele lost his 13-year-old-son Alex in an accident on Jan. 28, 2007. Inside, Steele tells The Boot …

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