For decades Citizen Kane topped nearly every list as the greatest film ever made, but with time, some started to realize that, hey, just maybe The Godfather is the better picture. Likewise, we reevaluated exactly where Hank Williams fits into country music, the true influence of Merle Haggard, and if an artist as clearly in the pop realm as Taylor Swift deserves inclusion. Spoiler alert: She does. We respectfully skipped past Chet Atkins, who, though an architect of the Nashville Sound and a solo artist, was chiefly a sideman and producer.
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Putting together a "top" or "best" list of anything is always a challenge, and there's so much really good country music out there that making a list of country groups is downright intimidating. This list is based on critical standing, influence and the sales of country music's essential group performers. Greater weight has been accorded to those acts who have stood the test of time.
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