$1.7M for George Strait, six-figure bonuses: Months later, a lawsuit forced Texas to release details on inaugural spending

By Shannon Najmabadi, The Texas Tribune, and Jay Root, Houston Chronicle “$1.7M for George Strait, six-figure bonuses: Months later, a lawsuit forced Texas to release details on inaugural spending” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government […]

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George Strait Celebrates ‘National Law Enforcement Day’ Remembering Song ‘The Weight of the Badge’

It’s National Law Enforcement Day and George Strait is tipping his hat to policemen and women with a classic of his. Strait wrote the song, “The Weight of the Badge,” dedicating it to law enforcement officers. This track is fitting for the day. “Celebrate #NationalLawEnforcementDay with George’s salute to those who carry #TheWeightOfTheBadge!” a Twitter […]

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The time George Strait set Dallas on fire, NYE 1986

“I’m the fireman. That’s my name.” https://www.facebook.com/georgestraithappenings/posts/537470260174779 Thirty-four years ago, on New Year’s Eve, George Straight lit up Reunion Arena like the angel on a very Texan Christmas tree. A recording of the now legendary concert became “George Strait: Live!” a film that came out on VHS, which was this thing we had before YouTube. […]

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Here’s What George Strait Drives

Prepare to be surprised by the list of cars driven by George Strait. George Strait is a legend of the music world. The legendary country singer and songwriter has delivered a number of hits during the course of his career. Renowned as the “King of Country Music”, he is unarguably one of the most influential […]

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HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW GEORGE STRAIT?

Sure, you know George Strait the country music superstar. But, do you know George Strait the almost rock and roller? It’s true! Strait was in a rock band in high school, and his favorite artists more or less lined up with the favorites of every teen at the time. Just because he grew up south […]

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Eric Church, George Strait and more join Willie Nelson for epic, full-length concert film

Willie Nelson is at the center of a just-announced new concert film and music release called Willie Nelson American Outlaw. The event was taped at a massive tribute concert to Willie’s legacy and career, which took place in January of 2019 in Nashville. Eric Church, George Strait, Dave Matthews, Sheryl Crow and The Avett Brothers […]

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