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A TV movie about Dolly Parton's life, titled 'Coat of Many Colors,' will air on NBC. Rick Diamond/Getty Images

Rags-to-riches biopic is part of an effort to bring family-friendly programming to primetime…then read about a new Appalachian Lichen species (that’s a plant!) named After Dolly!

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Michael Ochs Archives

"Huntsville" to "Mama Tried," we count down the Country legend's best tunes inspired by his time behind bars.

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Thomas Rhett, Brantley Gilbert and Justin Moore have all tried to balance party song with more spiritual fare. Frederick Breedon IV/WireImage

With country in the midst of a never-ending keg party, how does a genre rooted in God keep its Savior in the mix?

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John Carter Cash, the author of 'House of Cash,' is pictured here in the late Seventies with his parents, Johnny and June Carter Cash. Globe Photos/ZUMA

John Carter Cash discusses his new 'House of Cash' memoir, which gives a candid glimpse of his iconic father's offstage personality.

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He Makes Memories on Outsiders World Tour

 

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WEEK OF MAY 17, 2015

 

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Everyone knows country music is full of drinking songs. Be it whiskey, beer, a “Little Glass of Wine” or “White Lighting,” booze has been a part of the music’s fabric since the genre got off the ground in the 1920s.

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Jana Kramer is returning to her acting roots.

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Jake Owen released “Alone With You,” written by Shane McAnally, Catt Gravitt and JT Harding, in October of 2011, as the second single from his Barefoot Blue Jean Night album. The song became a No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and landed just outside the Top 40 on the Hot 100 (No. 41); it has also been certified platinum.