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Apr 17

Miranda Has Two Weeks at No. 1 on Top 20

MIranda Lambert - Little Red Wagon Video

Miranda pairs up with her favorite canine costar in “Little Red Wagon.” An avid dog lover, she is the founder of MuttNation Foundation to end animal cruelty, and href=”http://blog.gactv.com/?p=61397″>Redemption Ranch, a no-kill shelter in her home state of Oklahoma.

Miranda Lambert makes it two weeks at No. 1 on Top 20 Country Countdown with “Little Red Wagon,” but she had some serious competition! Carrie Underwood remained at No. 2 with “Little Toy Guns,” while Lambert’s husband, Blake Shelton, made it to the list with “Sangria,” coming in at No. 3. Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr also debuted new videos on this week’s countdown.

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This Week’s Chart

  1. Miranda Lambert – “Little Red Wagon”
  2. Carrie Underwood – “Little Toy Guns”
  3. Blake Shelton – “Sangria”
  4. The Swon Brothers – “Pray For You”
  5. Cole Swindell – “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey”
  6. Chris Young – “Lonely Eyes”
  7. Reba McEntire – “Going Out Like That”
  8. Maddie & Tae – “Fly”
  9. Luke Bryan – “Spring Breakdown”
  10. Eric Paslay – “She Don’t Love You” Continue Reading

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Apr 14

5 Surprising Places To Visit in Alabama

Have you considered Alabama for your next family vacation? From its white sand beaches to art galleries, Alabama is filled with a rich history and charm, as well as art, culture and natural beauty. Here are 5 places to visit in the Yellowhammer State.

Birmingham. The revitalized downtown area embodies the area’s progressive mindset. Railroad Park, built in 2010, offers running and bike paths, fitness classes, concerts, picnic spaces and skateboarding ramps. Four-legged friends are also welcome.

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. Located in the tiny town of Leeds, a few miles outside of Birmingham, this museum houses more than 1,200 vintage and modern motorcycles, vintage racecars and the largest collection of Lotus cars in the world.  Bikes range from a 1902 model to current-year production, representing 20 countries and 200 different manufacturers. Continue Reading

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Apr 13

Salvage Dawgs Premieres April 20

Black Dog Salvage

Mike Whiteside and Robert Kulp, Co-owners of Black Dog Salvage

Premiering next Monday, April 20 at 10/9c, Great American Country’s new series, Salvage Dawgs, goes inside the world of shrewd negotiations as Robert Kulp and Mike Whiteside bid on and rescue condemned property. 

The duo are co-owners of Black Dawg Salvage, one of the premier architectural salvage companies in the country, and their goal is to secure pieces of America’s past before they are lost forever. Continue Reading

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Apr 10

Miranda Lambert Takes Over at No. 1 on Top 20

MIranda Lambert - Little Red Wagon Video

Miranda pairs up with her favorite canine costar in “Little Red Wagon.” An avid dog lover, she is the founder of MuttNation Foundation to end animal cruelty, and Redemption Ranch, a no-kill shelter in her home state of Oklahoma.

Miranda Lambert drove her little red wagon to No. 1 on Top 20 Country Countdown! She took over the top spot from Carrie Underwood this week with her new video, “Little Red Wagon,” bumping  Underwood’s “Little Toy Guns” to No. 2. Chris Young rounded out the Top 3 with “Lonely Eyes” and Keith Urban and Eric Church’s “Raise ‘Em Up” debuted on the countdown, coming in at No. 20.

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This Week’s Chart

  1. Miranda Lambert – “Little Red Wagon”
  2. Carrie Underwood – “Little Toy Guns”
  3. Chris Young – “Lonely Eyes”
  4. Cole Swindell – “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey”
  5. The Swon Brothers – “Pray For You”
  6. Jason Aldean – “Just Gettin’ Started”
  7. Josh Turner – “Lay Low”
  8. Reba McEntire – “Going Out Like That”
  9. Maddie & Tae – “Fly”
  10. Luke Bryan – “Spring Breakdown” Continue Reading

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Apr 5

Top Country Wedding Songs

It is officially spring, which means it is also wedding season.

We love weddings at Great American Country, especially rustic, country-themed soirées. We also love music, so if you and your honey are planning your special day, here are a few of our choices for Top Wedding Songs to accompany the ceremony and reception.
Top Country Wedding Songs

Play up the fairy tale element by playing Taylor Swift’s “Love Story” as guests arrive for the church or other ceremony. Looking for something more sentimental? Kip Moore’s “Hey Pretty Girl” will tug on the heartstrings of your family and friends, or keep things lively with Trisha Yearwood’s “She’s In Love With The Boy.”

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Apr 3

Carrie Underwood Goes Two Weeks at No. 1 on Top 20

Carrie Underwood's Little Toy Guns is No. 1

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Carrie Underwood made it two weeks straight at No. 1 with her ne video, “Little Toy Guns,” on Top 20 Country Countdown! Chris Young and Jason Aldean rounded out the Top 3, with new videos making their countdown debuts from Tim McGraw, Sam Hunt, and Kelsea Ballerini. Plus, host Nan Kelley paid a visit to beautiful Gatlinburg, Tenn., for a Spring Break getaway where she went for a swim with stingrays, munched on flapjacks, and more!

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This Week’s Chart

  1. Carrie Underwood – “Little Toy Guns”
  2. Chris Young – “Lonely Eyes”
  3. Jason Aldean – “Just Gettin’ Started”
  4. Miranda Lambert – “Little Red Wagon”
  5. Josh Turner – “Lay Low”
  6. The Swon Brothers – “Pray For You”
  7. Cole Swindell – “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey”
  8. Eric Church – “Talladega”
  9. Luke Bryan – “Spring Breakdown”
  10. Maddie & Tae – “Fly” Continue Reading

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Apr 3

RV Nation Saturday Night Marathon

RV Nation Marathon

Do you ever wonder what goes into building those gigantic, luxury, window-tinted tour buses that roll down the highway en route to the next city? Tune in to the Great American Country RV Nation Marathon this weekend to find out.

Starting at 7/6c on Saturday, April 4, this unique series goes behind the scenes of the design and construction process for some of the most elaborate and behemoth recreational vehicles on the market.

Kicking off the first of eight back-to-back episodes is a one-of-a-kind, two-story RV built for producer Simon Cowell. Then, it’s off to the Talladega Speedway for the unveiling of a custom vehicle assembled from the ground up.

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Apr 2

6 Unique Ways To Decorate Easter Eggs

Kids love to decorate Easter eggs, but who says it has to be kids-only? Adults can get in on the fun, too. Take your egg dyeing and decorating to the next level.

Marbleized Easter Eggs

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Marbleized Eggs. These eggs might look like they take hours, but they are actually quite easy. Just add a bit of olive oil to the PAAS or other dye solution of your choice and follow the dye instructions. You’ll have a basket of eggs that look like they took you all night.
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Apr 1

5 Must-Visit Destinations in Arkansas

Arkansas may not be the first place that comes to mind when planning a family vacation, but the Natural State has a whole lot to offer. With six national parks, 2.5 million acres of national forests, seven national scenic byways and more than 600,000 acres of lakes, there is truly something for everyone. Here are five destinations you won’t want to miss.

Johnny Cash's Boyhood Home in Arkansas
Johnny Cash’s Boyhood Home — Johnny Cash’s father, Ray Cash, was given 20 acres of land and a five-bedroom building in Dyess, Arkansas, as part of President Roosevelt’s administration in 1935. The singer’s fans can now visit his  boyhood home, featured in the movie Walk The Line, and view photographs and other memorabilia inside the restored structure. The site is owned by Arkansas State University, which also hosts the Johnny Cash Music Festival to support the restoration and raise funds for a Johnny Cash scholarship.

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Hot Springs — Designated as a National Reserve in 1832 and admitted to the National Park System in 1921, Hot Springs offers its therapeutic waters to visitors from around the world. The popular Bathhouse Row features a collection of bathhouses and gardens anchored on the healing, thermal springs. 

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Mar 27

Carrie Underwood Returns To No. 1 on Top 20

Scotty McCreery and Suzanne Alexander on Top 20

On this week’s show, Scotty McCreery drops by to chat with Suzanne Alexander.

Carrie Underwood is back in the top spot on this week’s Top 20 Country Countdown with her latest, “Little Toy Guns.” Blake Shelton with Ashley Monroe and Chris Young round out the Top 3, while new clips from Miranda Lambert, Cole Swindell and Reba McEntire make their countdown debuts. Plus, host Suzanne Alexander is joined by special guest Scotty McCreery.

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This Week’s Chart

  1. Carrie Underwood – “Little Toy Guns”
  2. Blake Shelton w/Ashley Monroe – “Lonely Tonight”
  3. Chris Young – “Lonely Eyes”
  4. Jason Aldean – “Just Gettin’ Started”
  5. Eric Church – “Talladega”
  6. Florida Georgia Line – “Sun Daze”
  7. Lee Brice – “Drinking Class”
  8. Miranda Lambert – “Little Red Wagon”
  9. The Swon Brothers – “Pray For You”
  10. Josh Turner – “Lay Low” Continue Reading

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