Crossover Country

In the '70s, country artists began crossing over to the Top 40. Put on the songs that launched country music's unstoppable climb to the top of the pop charts.
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Curated by

Greg Torrington

Greg Torrington has years of experience in college and commercial radio. Greg was awarded Music Director of the Year at the first Canadian Music Week industry awards and is credited with breaking many prominent Canadian and international recording artists. Greg worked on projects for many of the Canada’s top artists, served on juries and talent committee. He also participated in music evaluation sessions and panels at numerous regional industry conferences across Canada. In recent years, Greg has ventured into artists consulting and personnel management. He is also a regular contributor and columnist for national music publications.

Artists

Conway Twitty
Charley Pride
Merle Haggard
Waylon Jennings
Dolly Parton
Loretta Lynn
Tammy Wynette
Johnny Cash
Ronnie Milsap
Mel Tillis

Chart

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No Charge
Melba Montgomery
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(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
B.J. Thomas
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Teddy Bear
Red Sovine
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Thank God I'm A Country Boy
John Denver
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We Sure Can Love Each Other
Tammy Wynette
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Sweet Magnolia Blossom
Billy "Crash" Craddock
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Baby, Don't Get Hooked On Me
Mac Davis
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Sweet Music Man
Kenny Rogers
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I Can Help
Billy Swan
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Rednecks, White Socks And Blue Ribbon Beer
Johnny Russell