We all have our favorite songs, our favorite artists, in fact, our favorite era of music.

I didn't really and truly get introduced to country music until the early 1970s. Oh, I was familiar with names like Williams, Owens, Tubb & Robbins. But only in a 'passing' kind of way, and mostly through my Dad. But it was (as I've mentioned often) Kristofferson's debut album and the Willie Nelson album Phases & Stages that really got me into the genre.

I've listed here 10 albums that I think every country music fan should hear. I was going to say 'buy', but with all the technology these days, I suppose going to the store and picking up the album is, uh...old school.

So basically, find the music from these 10 any way you can and enjoy!

10 Country Albums Every Country Music Fan Should Hear

Of course, I could list 10 or a hundred more. But if you listen to the music from these 10, it'll be a good start!

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