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Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Twenty-five years ago this week, this Garth Brooks album was released. Can you name the record that would spawn the #1 hits “Ain’t Goin’ Down (‘Til the Sun Comes Up)” and “American Honky-Tonk Bar Association?” ANSWER: In Pieces. Copyright

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Kip Moore, Darius Rucker, and Jewel have joined the lineup of the Nashville Songwriter Awards, scheduled for September 19 at Music City’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Ryan Hurd‘s new single, “To a T,” will be released this Friday. Gary