Posts tagged "George Strait"

Remember George Strait’s First No. 1 Single, ‘Fool Hearted Memory’?

“Fool Hearted Memory” was the first single released to radio from his sophomore album Strait From the Heart, the ten-track project that featured iconic hits “Amarillo by Morning,” “Marina Del Ray” and “A Fire I Can’t Put Out.”

Laura Hostelley • May 18, 2017

10 Essential George Strait Songs

With a catalog that includes sixty number one hits, what are some of your favorites? That’s a tough one to answer, but here’s a list of ten Strait classics that we definitely consider “essential.”

Chuck Dauphin • May 18, 2017

The 13 Best Country Songs For Your Summer Wedding

With sweet serenades from Keith Urban to beautiful ballads by Brett Eldredge, country music has got couples covered to create the ultimate wedding playlist.

Kelly Brickey • May 17, 2017

George Strait Adds Additional 2017 Las Vegas Dates

George Strait will continue his run of 2 Nights of Number 1’s in Las Vegas with several additional weekends of dates in 2017.

Lauren Laffer • April 25, 2017

Teen With Hearing Loss Meets George Strait Before Going Deaf

“When we got up there, I shook his hand and he we got an autograph and took pictures,” Chase told a local news station of his meeting with Strait. 

Lauren Laffer • April 12, 2017

Ed Sheeran Hopes to Achieve ‘George Strait’s Level’ of Touring Someday

“I want to do stadiums everywhere,” he told Rolling Stone in a recent interview. “Like George Strait’s level.”

Lauren Laffer • March 8, 2017

The Writers Round with Jessie Jo Dillon

This month, Jessie Jo Dillon sheds some light into her life as a songwriter as well as shares the stories behind some of her many hits.

Annie Reuter • February 28, 2017

Carly Pearce, Maddie & Tae and More Shine at Big Machine Label Group Luncheon

New faces lead the way throughout the Country Radio Seminar lunch, which gave way to a look at what tunes will soon be blasting through the speakers of every country radio listener.

Kelly Brickey • February 24, 2017

10 Country Love Songs for Valentine’s Day

We’ve compiled a list of 10 timeless country love songs just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Chuck Dauphin • February 13, 2017

George Strait Fan Receives the Surprise of a Lifetime Before Going Deaf

Thanks to Verizon Arena and Southwest Airlines, Chase Pair is ready for the trip of a lifetime.

Kelly Brickey • January 24, 2017

10 Country Songs That Gave Me Unrealistic Expectations for Love

Love is patient, love is kind, love is something only country music artists know about and make it so the prospect sounds rather unattainable for folks like me.

Kelly Brickey • January 5, 2017


Luke Bryan, George Strait Featured on New ‘Country Faith’ Album

The latest ‘Country Faith’ album features faith-based songs from some of country music’s biggest stars and brightest newcomers.

Chuck Dauphin • December 2, 2016

Mongolian Electrician Owns Cover of George Strait’s ‘Amarillo By Morning’

Watch as 0.Enkh-Erdene performs the hit song on the Mongolian version of “America’s Got Talent.”

Lauren Laffer • November 30, 2016

William Michael Morgan: Keeping Traditional Country Music Cool

“I appreciate the fans for giving me a job, buying the CD, and coming out to the shows, and giving me an opportunity to do what I do and supporting Country Music,” Morgan shares. 

Chuck Dauphin • November 18, 2016

George Strait Makes Monumental Return to Gruene Hall After 34 Years

Strait also made sure to introduce the crowd to two new songs appearing on his upcoming box set, Strait Out of the Box: Part 2

Lauren Laffer • November 17, 2016

‘Duck Dynasty’ Cancelled After 11 Seasons

The show, which focuses on the daily life of the Robertson family, found huge success after its premiere back in 2012, and quickly became the top-watched program on its home network of A&E.

Kelly Brickey • November 17, 2016

Beyoncé and Dixie Chicks Fire Up CMA Awards with Epic Collaboration

Putting together the Southern sounds of the Chicks with Queen Bey’s R&B vocal stylings, the collaboration was an unexpected one that everyone never knew they needed in their life.

Kelly Brickey • November 2, 2016

50th Annual CMA Awards: What To Expect

The 50th Annual CMA Awards airs 8:00-11:00 PM/ET tonight from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

Lauren Laffer • October 31, 2016

George Strait, Vince Gill and More Added to 50th Annual CMA Awards Lineup

“These superstars have been an important part of our legacy and have contributed so much to our current success,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer.

Lauren Laffer • October 24, 2016