Playlist to Get You to the Weekend

1. "Girl Crush" by Little Big Town 

2. "Any Wonder" by Dori Freeman 

3. "How Much Time" by No Fuss and Feathers 

4. "American Country Love Song" by Jake Owen 

5. "Heartaches By the Number" by Cyndi Lauper 

6. "Goodbye Earl" by the Dixie Chicks 

7. "If My Heart Had Wings" by Faith Hill 

8. "Love Story" by Taylor Swift 

9. "Wanna Talk About Me" by Toby Keith

10. "That Don't Impress Me Much" by Shania Twain 

Country Artist of the Week: Gene Watson

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Date of Birth: October 11th, 1943
Hometown: Palestine, Texas
Most Popular Album: Heartaches and Love and Stuff
Most Popular Song: "Fourteen Carat Mind"
Quote: "I've had it all 'cause someone was there."

Playlist to Get You to the Weekend

1. "I Love This Bar" by Toby Keith

2. "Cry Over You" by Tami Neilson 

3. "Somewhere On a Beach" by Dierks Bentley

4. "Make You Miss Me" by Sam Hunt 

5. "The Only Way I Know" by Jason Aldean

6. "Alabama at Night" by Robbie Fulks 

7. "Tequila Sunrise" by The Eagles 

8. "Last Southern Belle" by Sandy Carroll 

9. "Peter Pan" by Kelsea Ballerini 

10. "Stone Cold Sober" by Brantley Gilbert 

Country Artist of the Week: Dottie West

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Date of Birth: October 11th, 1932
Hometown: Smithville, Tennessee
Most Popular Album: Every Time Two Fools Collide
Most Popular Song: "Country Sunshine"
Quote: "I know how to make money and I'll make it."

Playlist to Get You to the Weekend

1. "Domestic, Light and Cold" by Dierks Bentley 

2. "Here for the Party" by Gretchen Wilson 

3. "Thinkin' Problem" by David Ball

4. "Fishin' in the Dark" by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 

5. "Right Time" by Nikki Lane 

6. "Tonight the Heartache's On Me" by the Dixie Chicks 

7. "21 Summer" by Brothers Osborne 

8. "Gunpowder and Lead" by Miranda Lambert 

9. "How Country Feels" by Randy Houser 

10. "Estrella Goodbye" by Birds of Chicago 

Country Artist of the Week: Barbara Mandrell

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Date of Birth: December 25th, 1948
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Most Popular Album: Standing Room Only
Most Popular Song: "I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool"
Quote: "I might not be smart, but I surround myself with smart people."

Playlist to Get You to the Weekend

1. "Six Pack Summer" by Phil Cassar 

2. "She's Actin' Single" by Gary Stewart 

3. "Mind Reader" by Dustin Lynch 

4. "Don't Ya" by Brett Eldredge 

5. "That Don't Sound Like You" by Lee Brice 

6. "Backwoods" by Justin Moore

7. "Z" by Carried Rodriguez

8. "Get My Drink On" by Toby Keith

9. "19 Somethin'" by Mark Wills

10. "Banjo" by Rascal Flatts 

Country Artist of the Week: Marty Stuart

(tasteofcountry)
Date of Birth: September 30th, 1958 
Hometown: Philadelphia, Mississippi
Most Popular Album: Tempted
Most Popular Song: "Hillbilly Rock"
Quote: "Today the most outlaw thing you can do in Nashville, Tennessee, is play country music."

Playlist to Get You to the Weekend

1. "When the Sun Goes Down" by Kenny Chesney 

2. "Cruise" by Florida Georgia Line 

3. "The Year We Tried to Kill the Pain" by Bob Woodruff

4. "Alcohol" by Brad Paisley 

5. "A Better Place" by Richard Lynch 

6. "Barefoot Blue Jean Night" by Jake Owen

7. "Runnin' Outta Moonlight" by Randy Houser 

8. "Huntin', Fishin' and Lovin' Every Day" by Luke Bryan

9. "Big Bang Lulu" by Luther Dickinson 

10. "Bad On Fords" by Ray Wylie Hubbard 

Country Artist of the Week: Jean Shepard

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Date of Birth: November 21st, 1933
Hometown: Pauls Valley, Oklahoma
Most Popular Album: Honky Tonk Heroine
Most Popular Song: "Slippin' Away"
Quote: "Ain't love good?"