Billy Dukes is a Senior Editor and Executive Producer at Taste of Country, where he has over 11,000 articles to his name. His media background includes jobs as music director at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. In 2014, they moved to Nashville, where they now live with their three sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and home renovation.
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The country-rock anthem doesn't name names, but it calls out under-appreciated professions and gives each a little urging.
The 50 Best Carrie Underwood Songs Ever
Including her No. 1 hits, Top 10 hits and deep cuts that her fans can't get enough of.
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He's a man of many talents.
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It's the song that started it all for the King of Country.
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He is actually a huge fan of the band.
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This album changed country music forever.
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You may not recognize him, but when you hear him speak, you'll know.
10 Unforgettable Country One-Hit Wonders
There's no shame in being a one-hit wonder, because it's really, really hard to notch a hit!