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Taste of Country Nights

Taste of Country Nights with Sam Alex airs weeknights from 7 PM to midnight. Hear today’s best country hits, the latest country music news, phone calls, interviews and in-studio performances with the hottest country acts.

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M-F 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Little Big Town
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Little Big Town Reveal Secret Behind ‘Day Drinking’ Whistle

Talk about making lemonade from lemons! Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild couldn't sing one afternoon, but instead of calling it a day she created one of the most memorable moments from 'Day Drinking,' the group's hit song from the just-released 'Pain Killer' album.

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Jason Aldean
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Jason Aldean Talks ‘Old Boots,’ Obsessing Over Songs and More [Listen]

Jason Aldean's exciting 'Old Boots, New Dirt' album impacted Tuesday (Oct. 7), and the 'Burnin' It Down' hitmaker couldn't wait to chat about it. He stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to dish on the release, how it came to fruition and why he's a self-proclaimed "song Nazi."

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Lady Antebellum
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Lady Antebellum Have ‘Rededicated’ Themselves, Come Back Fresh With ’747′

Lady Antebellum's '747' is out Tuesday (Sept. 30) and the trio claim it's a whole new Lady A.

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Chase Bryant
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Chase Bryant Talks Brantley Gilbert and ZZ Top, Performs ‘Take It on Back’ [Watch]

Country newcomer Chase Bryant stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat with host Sam Alex about everything from Brantley Gilbert's Let It Ride Tour to playing his guitar "upside down and backwards."

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2014 CMA Festival - Day 1

Tim McGraw Says He ‘Instantly Loved’ 50th Top 10 Hit ‘Meanwhile Back at Mama’s’

Tim McGraw recently scored his 50th No. 1 hit with 'Meanwhile Back at Mama's' -- he obviously knew a winner when he heard it. In a recent chat with Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex, the star reveals that the tune instantly drew him in.

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Danielle Bradbery, Brantley Gilbert, THomas Rhett
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Country Artists Share What They MUST Have While on the Road [Watch]

Country artists are on the road a lot! While touring, many artists just want to make their tour bus or time on the road feel like home, and they do that by bringing a few special things with them.

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Brantley Gilbert
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Brantley Gilbert Recalls His Rowdy High School Days

The quote beneath Brantley Gilbert's yearbook picture reads "Hey Andy!" Maybe these aren't the words most high school seniors want to leave as their legacy, but the expression says a lot about who the 'Small Town Throwdown' singer is today.

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Jo Dee Messina
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Jo Dee Messina Explains How Her Husband ‘Helped’ Inspire ‘A Woman’s Rant’

Jo Dee Messina’s husband Chris wouldn’t get up to get the baby one night, but by sleeping in he may have inspired the singer’s newest hit single. ‘A Women’s Rant’ was started by an angry and exhauste

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Brett Eldredge
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Brett Eldredge on the Makeout Scenes in New ‘Beat of the Music’ Video: ‘I Love My Job’

The last 30 seconds of Brett Eldredge's new 'Beat of the Music' video finds the singer locking lips with a beautiful blonde. The scenes took multiple takes, and he tells Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex he wasn't complaining.

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Jerrod Niemann
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Jerrod Niemann Created ‘High Noon’ Between Games of Corn Hole [Listen]

You won't find a musical environment more casual than the one Jerrod Niemann put together to work on his new studio album, 'High Noon.' The 'Drink to That All Night' singer tells Taste of Country Nights how tailgating activities played an important role in the writing process.

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