George Strait: The "King of Country" Takes the Stage Once Again
That's true for me. What about you?
The one and only "King of Country", George Strait, will be in Phoenix performing live tomorrow night, Friday, February 3.
Now maybe it's just the fact that I am originally from Texas that makes me excited to him live again. When I moved out here, I kept wondering if there were any country stations, because when I asked most seemed disgusted. However there is a big scene right here in the Valley, most just overlook it. Just tune to KMLE 108, who in excitement and support of Strait keeps calling themselves 1-0-STRAIT.
Strait always seems to write about things that are close to him. Since the early '80s he has brought true western swing, honky-tonk styles all with such a traditional sound of country music. Not the Taylor Swift crap. Sorry, but this whole pop-country thing annoys me.Sticking to his true Texan, country roots, Strait is a true troubadour
Out of any other artist in the history of music, from any chart or genre, Strait holds the world record for more number-one hit singles, having 58 number-one hit singles by 2011. Starting the 2000s off right, he was elected into the Country Music Hall of Fame and had been named Artist of the Decade by the Academy of Country Music. I'm sorry, but who else can say that?
That's right. No one else in this genre of music, not even Johnny Cash.
So strap on your boots, maybe throw on some wrangler jeans and a cowboy hat, Strait is comin' to town. If this is anything like his performance at the Houston Rodeo y'all are in for a good time.
Not to mention I don't think you'll have to see any of your exes from Texas. I know I won't.