Who Are Some Artists in the Country Music Hall of Fame?


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Artists in the Country Music Hall of Fame include Johnny Cash, Hank Williams and Patsy Cline. Other artists inducted include Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton.

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Some of the artists inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame achieved their success in the 1960s and 70s, and greatly influence country music. Johnny Cash, known for songs such as "Folsom Prison Blues," "I Walk the Line" and "Ring of Fire," rose to fame in the 1960s and maintained a successful career until his death in 2003. Other influential inductees from this era include Hank Williams, known for songs such as "Your Cheatin' Heart" and "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry," and Patsy Cline, known for songs such as "Walkin' After Midnight" and "I Fall to Pieces."

In addition to influential artists, commercially successful ones have been inducted as well. These musicians include Garth Brooks, the highest selling country artist of all time, and Dolly Parton, known for songs such as "Jolene" and "I Will Always Love You," as well as performances in films such as "9 to 5" and "Rhinestone." Other commercially successful inductees include Loretta Lynn, known for albums such as "Loretta Lynn Sings" and "Before I'm Over You," and Willie Nelson, writer of hits such as "On the Road Again" and "Crazy."

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