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Country Singers Wear Hats For A Reason

They wear them for a reason.

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No male country music singer has ever been seen without a cowboy hat.


For each singer, there is a unique reason. In this BuzzFeed exclusive, we show you what lies beneath the Stetsons.


Alan Jackson

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Alan Jackson's forehead has the terms of his secret contract with the Ford Motor Company tattooed on it. In return for Jackson recording, a cover of the product-placement-filled "Mercury Blues," Ford's engineers would see to it that the singer's hair grew more golden and luscious with each passing year.

Tim McGraw

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McGraw never leaves his house without a soiled rainbow afro wig under his hat. The three rats that live in this wig control his every move.

George Strait

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Strait's head is actually a pitcher of refreshing sweet tea. Doctors have cautioned Strait not to lose even a drop, since it most likely circulates nutrients to his cells while also inspiring the sentimental emotions of his songwriting.


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