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George Strait

Born: May 18, 1952 in Poteet, TX
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Genre: Country
Biography: Out of all the new country singers to emerge in the early '80s, George Strait stayed the closest to traditional country. Drawing from both the honky tonk and Western swing traditions, Strait didn't refashion the genres; instead, he revitalized them for a new decade. In the process, he became one of the ...Read full biography
Beyond The Blue Neon
Released: 1989
Label: MCA Special Products
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It could easily be argued that George Strait never made a bad album and they were all hits, but even among that remarkably consistent catalog, 1989's Beyond the Blue Neon stands apart from the pack, with ...Read full review
Strait From The Heart [Reissue]
Released: 1982
Label: Geffen
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George Strait may have landed his first number one in 1982, making him an "overnight sensation," but he'd been working for it since 1976. Strait From the Heart boasts "Fool-Hearted Memory," a perfect slow ...Read full review
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