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Listen to Jerrod Niemann’s Handpicked Labor Day Playlist

Listen to Jerrod Niemann’s Handpicked Labor Day Playlist

From Sublime and Steve Miller Band to Jimmy Buffet and Johnny Paycheck, Jerrod Niemann’s musical influences are as diverse as his catalogue of country singles, which include No. 1 hits “Lover, Lover” and “Drink to That All Night.” As his current single with Lee Brice, “A Little More Love,” climbs the charts, the Kansas native…MORE

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #1–10

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #1–10

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Today, Sept. 2, we’re featuring #1–10. Country music throughout the decades has not only embraced its working class roots, it’s made a point to praise them. Yes, work is tough, as Merle Haggard wrote in “Workin’ Man’s Blues” or as George…MORE

Enjoy a Johnny Paycheck Classic on “National Tell Your Boss to Shove It Day”

Enjoy a Johnny Paycheck Classic on “National Tell Your Boss to Shove It Day”

Today is National Tell Your Boss to Shove It Day. OK, maybe that’s a bit of a fabrication, but it should be. Thirty-nine years ago today (Aug. 24), Johnny Paycheck recorded the David Allan Coe-penned “Take This Job and Shove It” at Columbia Recording Studio in Nashville. The tune, which topped the Billboard Hot Country…MORE

Top 10 Outlaw Country Songs

Top 10 Outlaw Country Songs

It’s cool to be an “outlaw” again, at least in country music. And no, we’re not talking about those who flaunt the law or do jail time just to get the firsthand experience. Instead, the “outlaws” in this case are artists who are taking more control over their own music and occasionally drifting away from…MORE

Country Weekly 2003-04-01 Death of an Outlaw: Johnny Paycheck

Country Weekly 2003-04-01 Death of an Outlaw: Johnny Paycheck

Originally published in the April 1, 2003 issue of Country Weekly magazine featuring Vince Gill and his wife Amy Grant on the cover. Johnny Paycheck, who died Feb. 19, 2003 from emphysema and asthma at age 64,  often made more headlines for stirring up trouble than climbing the charts. But the singer who scored more than…MORE

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New Albums

New Albums

New albums dropping on Nov. 16 include Montgomery Gentry’s 20 Years of Hits and Kip Moore’s Room to Spare: The Acoustic Sessions.