Rolling Stone just released an article where they ranked the top 100 country artists of all time.  Let's see if you agree with it. Here's the top 10! 

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Here's the top 10!

  1. Merle Haggard
  2. Hank Williams
  3. Johnny Cash
  4. Loretta Lynn
  5. The Carter Family
  6. Willie Nelson
  7. Waylon Jennings
  8. Dolly Parton
  9. George Jones
  10. Garth Brooks
  11. (source)

Coming in at number one they ranked the late, Merle Haggard. They based their ranking system on lasting impact on the genre, and legacy as entertainers.  The biggest thing though, was in order to make the list they had to be one of a kind.  Who would be on your list of best country artists of all time?  You can see Rolling Stone's full list, here.

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