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Country Star Trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Though best known for her #1 crossover hit from 1977, “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue,” Crystal Gayle‘s debut single in 1970 was a similarly-titled tune written by her big sister Loretta Lynn. Can you name it?

Garth Brooks Helps Jimmy Kimmel Write a Country Song

ABC/Ida Mae AstuteGarth Brooks set up shop with Jimmy Kimmel Tuesday and Wednesday, sitting in with the band on Tuesday and then returning Wednesday to throw a huge block party outside Jimmy’s Hollywood studio. But before that

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Phil Vassar‘s new album, American Soul, comes out December 2. It’s his first new project since 2009. You can see George Strait, Dwight Yoakam, Alison Krauss and many more, when ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2016 airs Saturday night on PBS. Mentor

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Though he continues to occasionally play special events or limited engagements, George Strait is officially retired from the road. When was the Country Music Hall of Famer’s final show? ANSWER: King George wrapped his last major trek when