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George Strait to Hit the Field With Dallas Cowboys on Opening Night

George Strait may not be an NFL football player, but he's hitting the field with the Dallas Cowboys this Sunday (Sept. 8) during their season opener against the New York Giants. The question is, will he wear a cowboy hat ... or football gear?

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George Strait Agrees to Record Five More Albums With MCA

George Strait has released 40 albums on MCA Nashville, but that total will reach at least 45 before he's done. On Wednesday night (Aug. 28), his label CEO announced that the legend has signed a contract to record five more albums, even though he's retiring from the road after next year.

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George Strait Covers Billboard, Says ‘I’ve Got a Lot Left in the Tank’

George Strait doesn't do many interviews, but he did grant Billboard the rare chat in his new cover story. Strait has always maintained an air of mystery, preferring to let his music do the majority of the talking. But he does have a message for the music business and for fans.

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George Strait to Receive ASCAP Founders Award

It's been one helluva year for the King of Country! George Strait celebrated his 61st birthday in May and notched his 60th No. 1 single. He has also enjoyed a completely sold out run for his two-year Cowboy Rides Away Tour -- which is his official goodbye from active touring -- but not from actively performing or making music. Now, Strait will be honored with the ASCAP Founders Award this November.

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Father’s Day – 3 Country Songs That Didn’t Make Me Cry Until I Was A Dad

I've been a fan country music since I was in 5th grade, and I've been doing country radio for 10 years.  It's weird how some songs you've heard a million times have new meanings once you're a parent.  I have three in particular that touched me differently after my daughter and son were born.

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George Strait’s Father Dies

George Strait's father has died. John Byron Strait was living in Pearsall, Texas, the singer's hometown, but had spent the last month in the hospital before he passed away Tuesday morning (June 4).

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Remember When George Strait Went to Prison?

It was the wildest show behind bars, and George Strait was in the thick of it for one year in the early '80s. He wasn't the only one. Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Tom T. Hall … they all did time behind the walls of the Huntsville Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

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Garth Brooks and George Strait Perform Together at the ACM Awards for the First Time – George Strait is an Artist for the Ages

Everyone knows by now that George Strait and Garth Brooks performed together last night at the ACMs for the first time. That was for me, the highlight of the evening, but the meaning goes so much deeper than just two of the biggest stars in the history of country music together on one stage. The reason that moment last night was so significant was simple...George Strait.

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Garth Brooks and George Strait Perform Together During 2013 ACM Awards Highlight

Mega superstars Garth Brooks and George Strait gave a once-in-a-lifetime performance at the 2013 ACMs on Sunday night (April 7), singing together for the first time ever in tribute to Dick Clark.

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George Strait Performs ‘Give It All We Got Tonight’ an the 2013 ACM Awards

George Strait performed his current single 'Give It All We Got Tonight' at the 2013 ACM Awards show on Sunday (April 7). The superstar is planning to release a new album later this year, and is currently on his farewell tour. Despite some audio difficulties, the crowd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas still gave the King a healthy round of applause.

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Further Proof That Garth Brooks Is Making A Comeback – A Performance With George Strait At ACM Awards

I made mention in my 2013 Country Music Predictions to be looking for signs of a Garth Brooks return to country music and touring.  Another sure sign has popped up, as not only will he be playing at George Jones farewell show in Nashville, but he's also teaming up with George Strait to pay tribute to Dick Clark in a special performance at the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards.

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George Strait Sells Out San Antonio Show in Less Than Six Minutes

George Strait is going out with a bang. The singer, who is retiring from active touring after he wraps the Cowboy Rides Away Tour, sold out another show at a seriously rapid clip. The gig at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, scheduled for June 1, sold out in six minutes, moving 72,000 tickets. Demand for Strait remains sky high!

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