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10 of the Most Incredible Success Stories in Country Music

From classic country stars to modern hitmakers, some artists found fame despite the odds. It’s a tough road for all the pickers and singers with stars in their eyes, and you’d be hard pressed to find a successful musician who didn’t have second thoughts after their 100th ramen dinner.

But hearing about the hardships some of these household names dealt with will have you counting your blessings, even on the toughest days. Humble beginnings, homelessness and harrowing tales of cheating death are a part of these artists’ incredible country music success stories.

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10 of the Most Incredible Success Stories in Country Music