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Aaron Tippin Announces 49-City Tour Kicking Off Feb. 9

Aaron Tippin Announces 49-City Tour Kicking Off Feb. 9

Known for making working-class songs like “You’ve Got to Stand for Something, “Working Man’s Ph.D.” and “Kiss This” a part of the country music landscape in the ’90s, Aaron Tippin is taking his own working-class attitude on the road in 2017. The “As Close as I Get to Loving You” singer will crisscross the country…MORE

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #1–10

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #1–10

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Today, Sept. 2, we’re featuring #1–10. Country music throughout the decades has not only embraced its working class roots, it’s made a point to praise them. Yes, work is tough, as Merle Haggard wrote in “Workin’ Man’s Blues” or as George…MORE

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Aaron Tippin Talks Career Highlights, Turning 60 Years Old, Performing for the Troops, Releasing His New Cherry Wine & More

Aaron Tippin Talks Career Highlights, Turning 60 Years Old, Performing for the Troops, Releasing His New Cherry Wine & More

Jim Casey talks with Aaron Tippin about:

  • turning 60 years old on July 3
  • staying active in the gym
  • dropping his debut album, You’ve Got to Stand for Something, in 1991
  • going on his first USO Tour with Bob Hope
  • continuing to perform for the troops for almost 30 years
  • the hardest job he’s ever had
  • getting branded as a “working man” by his label in the early ’90s
  • his career ambition of flying
  • picking up a guitar for the first time after his brother was killed
  • his favorite song, “He Believed”
  • a new crop of country stars like Michael Ray and Jimmie Allen who cite Aaron as an influence
  • the possibility of releasing new music
  • his love of songwriting
  • his busy summer tour schedule
  • teaming with Tennessee-based Stonehaus Winery for his Kiss This Sweet Cherry Wine

Show Participants

  • Aaron Tippin
  • Jim Casey, NCD editor in chief

“My Video Is Totally Awesome” Podcast: Aaron Tippin’s 1995 No. 1 Hit, “That’s as Close as I’ll Get to Loving You”

“My Video Is Totally Awesome” Podcast: Aaron Tippin’s 1995 No. 1 Hit, “That’s as Close as I’ll Get to Loving You”

On this episode of the My Video Is Totally Awesome Podcast, NCD editor in chief Jim Casey sits down with Aaron Tippin to talk about the video for his 1995 No. 1 hit, “That’s as Close as I’ll Get to Loving You.” Check out the video breakdown below, as well as the full video. 0:04…Continue Reading

Aaron Tippin Announces 49-City Tour Kicking Off Feb. 9

Aaron Tippin Announces 49-City Tour Kicking Off Feb. 9

Known for making working-class songs like “You’ve Got to Stand for Something, “Working Man’s Ph.D.” and “Kiss This” a part of the country music landscape in the ’90s, Aaron Tippin is taking his own working-class attitude on the road in 2017. The “As Close as I Get to Loving You” singer will crisscross the country…Continue Reading

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #1–10

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #1–10

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Today, Sept. 2, we’re featuring #1–10. Country music throughout the decades has not only embraced its working class roots, it’s made a point to praise them. Yes, work is tough, as Merle Haggard wrote in “Workin’ Man’s Blues” or as George…Continue Reading

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