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Month: October 2020

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You Should Know This Funny Story Behind Kenny Rogers’ “Lady

You Should Know This Funny Story Behind Kenny Rogers’ “Lady”

A lot of people get ideas in the shower. For Lionel Richie, he thinks elsewhere in the bathroom. Kenny Rogers revealed that he wrote “Lady” in the Toilet!

Jessi Colter Shares Her Fond Memories of Waylon Jennings

Jessi Colter loves the smallest details about Waylon Jennings, the way he entertains her, the way he made her laugh, the way he inspires, and the subtle ways he shows his love.

Miranda Lambert and Husband Reveal the Intimate Side of ‘Settling Down’

In Miranda Lambert’s music video for ‘Settling Down,’ the settings and the characters are real. The MV features how she spends her time with her husband Brendan McLoughlin surrounded by pets and loved ones.

Jimmie Allen Debuts Children’s Book Called ‘My Voice Is a Trumpet’

Jimmie Allen temporarily took down the microphone in exchange for a pen. He shifted his voice into something creative and something enjoyable, henceforth giving birth to his debut children’s book; ‘My Voice Is a Trumpet’.

Nicole Kidman Won’t Stop Making Keith Urban Feel that He’s So Loved

Keith Urban turned 53 last Monday and Nicole Kidman took her appreciation a bit further by posting on her IG account that she's married to a “really good man.”

Brooks & Dunn’s Cover of the Eagles’ “Best of My Love” Is The Best Thing You’ll Hear Today

One of the best covers of the Eagles' song, Best of My Love, Brooks & Dunn took the song into a different level and a 'more country' version.

Did You Know That Merle Haggard’s “Big City” Was Recorded In One Take?

Back in 1982, this song was a No.1 Hit. “Big City” was co-written by Merle Haggard and Dean Holloway and was recorded in the Los Angeles area.

Your Ultimate Guide to the 2020 CMA Awards

More than just the heavy favorites to win their own categories, other legends in country music are to be recognized this 2020 CMA Awards.

Get Your Tissues Ready For Eric Clapton's "Tears In Heaven" Debut in MTV Unplugged

Get Your Tissues Ready For Eric Clapton’s “Tears In Heaven” Debut in MTV Unplugged

In a rare video found by Country Thang Daily, we see the sorrow of unspoken tears brought by Eric Clapton and his then debut song, Tears in Heaven.

Reminiscing Otis Redding’s Final Masterpiece, “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay”

“(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” is a song that was co-written and recorded by Otis Redding. Due to the singer’s untimely demise, he never had the chance to enjoy his song’s success as it topped the US Billboard Hot 100 few months after its release.

Many May Know “The Yellow Rose of Texas,” But Few Know The Story Behind

Country singers Lane Brody and Johnny Lee performed the classic western song "The Yellow Rose of Texas" on the Country Family's Reunion in 2017.

Gwen Stefani to Blake Shelton: “Yes, Please!”

For the past 5 years, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton have been officially dating. As they moved on from their past relationships, they slowly built the connection between themselves and now are ready to knot it all up.

Who are the Country Artists Nominated for the 2020 American Music Awards?

To honor the awesome works of our favorite country music artists, let's review the list of nominees for the 2020 American Music Awards 'Country' category.

How Well Do You Know Scotty McCreery?

Scotty McCreery was most known for winning the tenth season of American Idol and the success of his debut album “Clear as Day” which earned him a certified platinum record. However, there are some things that you probably should add to your knowledge about McCreery.

Blast from The Past: Jim Reeves’ First No. 1 Hit in the 1960s, “He’ll Have to Go”

Being cheated on, is one of the many themes that a song can have. Just like the classic hit from Jim Reeves, “He’ll Have to Go.”

Flashback To Chicago’s Most Successful Song, “If You Leave Me Now” 

Chicago—one of history’s most prolific rock bands—has its first #1 hit on October 23, 1976, with “If You Leave Me Now.” They have sold over 40 million albums in the US alone, and have released 36 albums over the years.

Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter In a Romantic Duet of "Suspicious Minds"

Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter In a Romantic Duet of “Suspicious Minds”

Elvis Presley’s “Suspicious Minds” was recorded by Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter in 1970. It entered the Billboard chart twice.

Merle Haggard Paid Tribute To His Hard-Working Fans In “Workin’ Man Blues”

“Workin’ Man Blues” was a song written and recorded by Merle Haggard and his band The Strangers in 1969. It became his 7th No. 1 on the chart.

CMT and Ram Trucks Donate $25,000 for Nashville’s #SaveOurStages Movement

Ram Trucks and CMT aiming to save the tiniest stages in Nashville where their stars shine the brightest. It started with the #SaveOurStages Movement by artists Hardy, Ingrid Andress, and Caylee Hammack.

Rest Easy Now, Jerry Jeff Walker a.k.a “Mr. Bojangles”

A legend and a trailblazer, Jerry Jeff Walker, dies at the age of 78. Walker never had a top 40 song under his belt, yet his widely known compositions have been the standard for years in the outlaw country movement.

Reba McEntire Honored Merle Haggard In A Heartfelt Cover of “Mama Tried”

As a tribute to her fellow Oklahoman country music singer, Reba McEntire performed one of Merle Haggard’s greatest hits, “Mama Tried.”

Charley Pride to Receive the 2020 Willie Nelson Life Time Achievement Award

Charley Pride is this year's recipient of the Willie Nelson Life Time Achievement Award. Qualification for the award is for artists to attain established credibility in country music.

Blast From The Past! Willie Nelson Impressed The Crowd at Farm Aid with “Amazing Grace”

Willie Nelson himself sings grace with the ever popular gospel classic "Amazing Grace" in a crowd of Farmers for his benefit concert at Farm Aid.

2020 CMT Music Awards’ Highlights

From the undeniable success that Dan + Shay had attained to the strong hot words that Blake Shelton uttered, here are this year’s 2020 CMT Music Awards night top moments.