Who are some famous country singers?


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Some famous country singers include Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Marty Robbins and Willie Nelson. Other famous country singers include Garth Brooks, Shania Twain, and Dolly Parton.

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Some of the most famous country singers of all time achieved fame in the 1960s and 70s. These artists include Johnny Cash, known for songs such as "I Walk the Line" and "Folsom Prison Blues," and Willie Nelson, known for songs such as "Hello Walls" and "Funny How Time Slips Away." Other famous country singers of this era include Hank Williams, know for songs such as "Your Cheatin' Heart" and "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry," and Marty Robbins, known for albums such as "El Paso."

Other famous country singers achieved fame via crossover success as pop artists. Dolly Parton, known for her work in country music, has had success in pop charts with songs such as "I Will Always Love You" and "9 to 5." Taylor Swift, one of the most successful musicians of the 2010s, began her career in country music before achieve success in pop with songs such as "Blank Space," "Shake it Off" and "Bad Blood." Other famous country stars who have achieved crossover success include Shania Twain, Garth Brooks and Keith Urban.

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