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Monday, April 8th, 2013

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Could a San Marcos homecoming be a healing finale for George Strait?

Considering the agony he encountered on the side of a winding country road in 1986, it’s embarrassingly presumptuous to even ask such a thing. But as he retires from touring, the ‘King of Country’ might consider the powerful possibilities of ending his career where it began.

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Video: George Strait’s ‘Troubadour’

Music video of "Troubadour" by George Strait, a Texas State University alum who began his music career in San Marcos.

Monday, April 6th, 2009

San Marcos’ favorite son takes bow at ACM Awards

George Strait, who began his career at Cheatham Street Warehouse, honored as Artist of the Decade at Academy of Country Music Awards.

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