What Are Some Famous Country Hits in America?


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Some famous country hits in America include "Convoy," "Fancy" and "Crazy." These songs were hits at the time they were recorded and continue to remain favorites of country music lovers.

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"Convoy" is a famous country hit recorded in 1975 by C.W. McCall. This country song, which used the lingo used by truck drivers throughout the United States, sold more than 2 million copies. This country song spurred a movie with the same name. The song pays homage to the CB radios used by truck drivers to find out about detours and police roadblock and speed traps.

The famous country song, "Fancy" was recorded by Reba McEntire in 1991. The song, which originally appeared on an album by Bobbie Gentry in 1969, tells the story of a poor, young girl whose mother puts her on the street to act as a prostitute. The young girl, Fancy, eventually finds a rich benefactor and lives a life of luxury. In the song, she never blames her mother for what she did.

Patsy Cline's "Crazy" was recorded in 1961 and became Patsy Cline's most well-known song. The soulful tune tells the story of a woman who loves a man that she shouldn't. She knew from the beginning he'd leave her, and now that he has she just wants him back and knows that's crazy.

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