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George Strait (born May 18, 1952), is one of the most famous American country music singers.
George Straight is loved and adored by millions of fans from all over the world for his lovely and pleasant voice and his gorgeous sense of style.His main music teachers who influenced his career were George Jones, Merle Haggard, Bob Wills and Hank Williams.
George Strait has got several hobbies without which he can?t imagine his life.
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  George Strait - Music Downloads - Online
Strait was born and raised in Texas, the son of a junior high school teacher who also owned and operated a ranch that had been in the Strait family for nearly hundred years.
Strait rarely abandoned hardcore honky tonk and Western swing -- toward the beginning of the '90s, his sound became a little slicker, but it was only a relative change.
Strait was also one of the few '80s superstars to survive the generational shift of the early '90s that began with the phenomenal success of Brooks.
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  George Strait - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Strait is often referred to as the "King of Country" and some critics call Strait a living legend.
Strait was the top touring country act of the 1990's and remains one of the most played artists on US radio.
George Strait is an artist who has perfected the lifestyle of a musician and family man. When George is not on the road performing he stays close to home spending time with family and friends often not concentrating on his music career.
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 George Strait - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American country singer.
The Straits would leave Pearsall on the weekends and the summers to work at the family's 2,000 acre cattle ranch outside Big Wells, Texas.
He was one of the best-selling country singers of the 1980s, and one of the few from that decade who survived the influx of pop-country singers like Garth Brooks in the early 1990s.
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 George Strait Biography
George Strait was born on May 18, 1952, just south of San Antonio, Texas, in Poteet, and was raised in rural Pearsall.
John Strait put his own social life on hold until the two boys were grown and on their own, concentrating on raising his sons and managing their ranch.
George returned to Texas and performing at clubs, where Erv convinced his immediate boss to make two trips to Texas to hear George in his natural environment.
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 George Strait Tickets - George Strait Concert Tickets
George Strait is the gold standard by which many of today's male country music singers measure themselves.
Strait wins fans with both his easygoing charm and his traditional, yet ever appealing, style of country music.
When other acts are frantically trying to keep up with the music business's trends, Strait seems content to stick to what has worked for him in the past, remaining true to the roots of the honkytonk and Western swing with which he grew up.
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George A. Strait Minority Scholarships are awarded annually to college...
To honor the memory of George A. Strait, an African-American law...
George Strait page created by someone who was there in the early years.
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With new artists emerging in the beginning of '80s, George Strait is considered to be one of the most outstanding country artist.
Strait carried forward the tradition of old country music in the new genres without any change in his musical rhythms.
George Strait was born and brought up in Texas as the son of junior high school teacher and operated a ranch that was being followed in the Strait family for about hundred years from now.
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 AALL George A. Strait Minority Stipend
George A. Strait Minority Scholarships are awarded annually to college graduates with meaningful law library experience who are members of a minority group as defined by current U.S. government guidelines, are degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and who intend to have a career in law librarianship.
A graduate of Suffolk University Law School, George A. Strait (1914-1989) was an outstanding law librarian and long-time AALL member.
In recognition of his career achievements, George Strait was awarded the AALL (now Marian Gould Gallagher) Distinguished Service Award in 1989, and in 1990 the AALL Executive Board made the minority stipend a permanent part of the Association's scholarship program and named it in his honor.
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 GEORGE STRAIT | Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum | Nashville, Tennessee
Strait didn’t listen much to country music growing up; rather, he was inspired by the mid-1960s British Invasion rock groups and joined a number of garage bands in high school.
(Strait’s son, George Jr., was born in 1981.) When Strait won that year’s CMA Male Vocalist of the Year Award (for the second year in a row), he accepted it in Jenifer’s memory.
Strait has continued his winning streak into the twenty-first century with albums including the technologically experimental The Road Less Traveled (2001); For the Last Time: Live from the Astrodome (2003) capturing his headlining performance at the final Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo; the hard-edged Honkytonkville (2003); and Somewhere Down in Texas (2005).
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 George Strait
Strait With nary a slip-up, Strait's set was an endless line of hits beginning with "Stars on the Water," during which he kept the beat by tapping on the bottom of his guitar.
Strait rarely abandoned hardcore honky tonk and western swing-toward the beginning of the '90s, his sound became a little slicker, but it was only a relative change.
George was also one of the few '80s superstars to survive the generation shift of the early '90s that began with the phenomenal success of Garth Brooks.
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 FrontPage Publicity - George Strait
Strait returned to the studio with longtime producer Tony Brown in the fall of 2002 to cut the twelve tracks for this highly anticipated 31st disc.
George Strait’s third greatest hits compilation, Ten Strait Hits, was released at the end of 1991.
Strait Country was George Strait’s debut MCA album and the one that started it all.
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 FrontPage Publicity - George Strait
The 2006 George Strait Arena Tour started off with a bang in Des Moines on Jan. 12, and during a string of sold-out shows broke his own record at Little Rock’s Alltel Arena for drawing the largest crowd in the history of the arena.
George Strait holds the Country Music Association’s all time record for most career nominations with a total of 73.
George’s winning buck was an 18-pointer with a 19-inch spread that was taken in Webb County.
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The former president took the stage to present Strait with an award saying, "It is an honor to give this final award to the guy that deserves it the most.
Said Brown, "I have worked with George on 12 albums and the man never fails to amaze me. He has integrity and a very keen sense of who he is musically.
Strait will return to Houston on Feb. 25, 2003 for the opening ceremonies of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in its brand new home, the newly built Reliant Stadium.
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 Tickets - George Strait Tickets
Strait has survived the Urban Cowboy fallout and the rise of rockin' country without drastically altering his style of music, a vision that's rooted in the classic Texas sounds of Bob Wills and Lefty Frizzell.
George Strait was a regular award-winner from 1985 to 1990, when he had 11 consecutive number one singles: He won the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year twice, Male Vocalist twice, and Album of the Year (Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind) once during that period.
George Strait tickets to his live shows continue to be hot items into the new millennium.
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 George Strait Biography - Biography.com
Born May 18, 1952, in Poteet, Texas, Strait is one of country music’s most popular contemporary singers, well known for staying true to the traditional country sound.
Strait was raised on a family-owned farm in nearby Pearsall, Texas, where he studied agriculture at Southwest Texas State University.
Strait went on to produce a series of No. 1 albums over the course of the next decade, including Strait From the Heart (1982), Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind (1984), Something Special (1985), Ocean Front Property (1987), and Beyond the Blue Neon (1989), all of which were certified platinum or multi-platinum.
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 Concert Review: George Strait delivers a high-powered country hit parade   (Site not responding. Last check: )
George Strait offered fans at the Mellon Arena last night a show that demonstrated the breadth of his influences and styles.
While all those songs afforded Strait the opportunity to demonstrate the breadth of his influences and styles, they also pointed to formulaic overindulgences.
While Strait's clearly proud of his Lone Star state roots, the place names ("Amarillo By Morning," "Somewhere Down in Texas") and contrivances ("How 'Bout Them Cowgirls," "Cowboys Like Us," "I Ain't Her Cowboy Anymore," "The Cowboy Rides Away") grew wearisome.
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 George Strait Albums
George's 28th album "The Road Less Traveled"  was released on November 6th, 2001 and is a testament to his awesome vocal talent, and his unerring ability to know a good song when he hears it.  By the time he has felt it and recorded it the song is his.
George Strait releases Always Never The Same as the Country Music Association's reigning "Male Vocalist of the Year." This is the fifth time he has worn this crown and he is the only artist in history who has been so honored in two different decades.
Strait's heartbreaking vocal performance, is a reminder of the elegance, simplicity and power of traditional country music. ; And for the last 18 years, Mr.
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George Strait is less an elder statesman of country than a pure force of nature.
Strait scored a major Nashville deal in the early '80s and immediately appeared on the country charts.
Strait has done what few artists have: he's remained wildly successful through a number of sweeping changes that have beset country music, playing primarily in a traditional style.
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 Metroactive Music | George Strait
As a final farewell during "The Cowboy Rides Away," a smiling George Strait flung his cowboy hat into the crowd making a fine souvenir for one lucky person in the floor seats.
Kicking off honoring his home state with "Deep In the Heart of Texas," Strait appeared on the square stage--which was set up smack-dab in the center of the arena--in a crisp blue-and-white pinstriped button-up shirt, perfectly-pressed Wranglers, a white cowboy hat and tan cowboy boots.
In one of his rare talkative moments, Strait prefaced "Murder on Music Row," joking that it was okay for him to sing it without his duet partner Alan Jackson because he knew how Jackson's part went.
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 George Strait Bio
George Strait not only has staying power, and is not only at the top of his game, but nearly 20 years after galloping onto the charts carrying the banner of traditional country music, he is still riding high in the saddle, and thrilling his legions of fans.
In 1981, Strait’s first single, "Unwound" landed the humble Texas cowboy on the country charts, precipitated a genre-wide return to country roots, and kicked off a remarkable recording history that has seen the release of 24 studio albums, all of which have been certified platinum or multi-platinum.
By the end of the 80s, a new generation of "hat acts’ were pointing to George Strait as their biggest influence.
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George Strait concert tickets span a generation of songs.
George Strait's recent tour supports his newest release but he always reaches back to perform the fan favorites.
George Strait fans won't want to miss their chance to see him LIVE during the George Strait 2007 Arena Tour!
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 George Strait Memories
George Strait has gone on to record more Number 1 songs than any other single artist in history and has sold over 62 million records.
George's first trip to Nashville was in the fall of 1977 -- in the Cheatham Street Warehouse cargo van - with Darrell Staedtler and Kent Finlay.
George cut some impressive demos at the time, and a couple of years later, he was able to land a record deal with MCA Records.
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 George Strait - Official Page at GACTV.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With his new MCA Nashville album, Honkytonkville, his first studio album since 2001's Road Less Traveled, George reunites with longtime co-producer Tony Brown (working on his 12th Strait record) to once more return to the music of his youth.
As the Washington Post marveled after George's MCI Concert last February: "What was striking about this career-spanning show was how little Strait's style has changed over the years.
But, if you listen closely, you'll discover George Strait's motivations are the same as they ever were.
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 The Seattle Times: Arts & Entertainment: Hotties take heed: Here's a real country gentleman
George Strait, 54, is touring behind his 34th album, "It Just Comes Natural." The title tune, an upbeat love ballad, is his current hit single.
When Strait plays the T-Dome Saturday, it'll be impossible for him to play all his hits, because he's had so many — more than any other country artist in history.
Strait comes to town on the heels of his latest album, "It Just Comes Natural," his 34th and, like most all the others, a big hit.
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George Strait consistently modernizes country music while keeping it rooted in tradition.
George Strait is another one of those consistently successful country singers who even now shows no signs of coming off his run.
After only 15 years in country music, George Strait was already a legend with enough hits to stretch to the moon twice.
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