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Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Merle Haggard scored the first top-ten hit of his career in 1964, with this song that also inspired the name of his band. Can you name it? ANSWER:  “(My Friends Are Gonna Be) Strangers.” Copyright © 2017,

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Carrie Underwood picked up the International Artist Achievement Award, as the Country Music Association passed out its 2017 International Awards. Sony is releasing “Tin Man” as the new single from Miranda Lambert’s The Weight of These Wings album, after

Martina McBride and Wynonna head to D.C. to honor Keith Urban

ABC/Randy HolmesMartina McBride is heading to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, where she’ll host the Recording Academy’s ceremony honoring Keith Urban for his work with music education. Keith himself will perform at the gathering, known as Grammys on the Hill, and Wynonna and Blues

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockOn this date in 1959, Bill Anderson made his Grand Ole Opry debut, taking the stage at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. Bill co-wrote a song that George Strait took to number-one in 2006. Can you name it? ANSWER: