George Strait
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George Strait

Biography

George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and music producer known as the "King of Country" and one of the most influential and popular recording artists of all time. He is known for his ...

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Biography

George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and music producer known as the "King of Country" and one of the most influential and popular recording artists of all time. He is known for his neotraditionalist country style, cowboy look, and being one of the first and main country artists to bring country music back to its roots and away from the pop country era in the 1980s.

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You're Stronger Than Me
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You're Stronger Than Me
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Check Yes Or No
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Check Yes Or No
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It Takes All Kinds
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It Takes All Kinds
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Write This Down
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Write This Down
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Old Christmas Time
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Old Christmas Time
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I Know What I Want For Christmas
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I Know What I Want For Christmas
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It Ain't Cool To Be Crazy
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It Ain't Cool To Be Crazy
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Goin’ Goin’ Gone
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Goin’ Goin’ Gone
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Cheaper Than A Shrink
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Cheaper Than A Shrink
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Akansas Dave
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Akansas Dave
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The Real Thing
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The Real Thing
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The Cowboy Rides Away
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The Cowboy Rides Away
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Carrying Your Love With Me
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Carrying Your Love With Me
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One Night At A Time
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One Night At A Time
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If You're Thinking You Want A Stranger
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If You're Thinking You Want A Stranger
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Ocean Front Property
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Ocean Front Property
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A Fire I Can't Put Out
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A Fire I Can't Put Out
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George Strait Biography

George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and music producer known as the "King of Country" and one of the most influential and popular recording artists of all time. He is known for his neotraditionalist country style, cowboy look, and being one of the first and main country artists to bring country music back to its roots and away from the pop country era in the 1980s.

Strait's success began when his first single "Unwound" was a hit in 1981. During the 1980s, seven of his albums reached number one on the country charts. In the 2000s, Strait was named Artist of the Decade by the Academy of Country Music, was elected into the Country Music Hall of Fame, and won his first Grammy award for the album Troubadour. Strait was named CMA Entertainer of the Year in 1989, 1990 and 2013, and ACM Entertainer of the Year in 1990 and 2014. He has been nominated for more CMA and ACM awards and has more wins in both categories than any other artist. In 2009, he broke Conway Twitty's previous record for the most number-one hits on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart when his 44 number one singles surpassed Twitty's 40. Counting all music charts, Strait has amassed a total of 60 number-one hits, breaking a record also previously set by Twitty, and giving him more number one songs than any other artist in any genre of music. Strait is also known for his touring career when he designed a 360- degree configuration and introduced a festival style tours. For example, the Strait Tours earned $90 million in three years. George Strait was successful innovating country music and in numerous aspects of being a part of popular music.

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