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"It sounds like a friend now instead of an enemy," John Prine says of his singing voice. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Talking About Heaven': John Prine Proves That Old Trees Grow Stronger

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Jason Aldean was on stage at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas when a gunman opened fire on the audience, killing 58. Aldean will release his eighth album, Rearview Town, April 13. Miller Mobley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In 2013, Kacey Musgraves emergence onto the country music scene hinted at changes that would arrive over the next five years. Musgraves' new album, Golden Hour, might signal her freedom from that same landscape. Kelly Christine Sutton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brad Paisley performs at an inaugural ball for Barack Obama in January 2013. A few months later, Paisley's song "Accidental Racist" would make the country singer the focus of ridicule and satire. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Bobby Jones at the BET Celebration of Gospel in 2013. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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The Indelible Career Of Gospel Innovator Dr. Bobby Jones

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