History Music / KennyChesney

21st Apr '17 2:53:47 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* BrokenStreak: ''Life on a Rock'' was his first album since his little-known debut not to be certified gold or higher.

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* BrokenStreak: BrokenWinLossStreak: ''Life on a Rock'' was his first album since his little-known debut not to be certified gold or higher.
8th Jan '17 10:45:40 AM Twentington
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* ChartDisplacement: While many of his #1 hits have been forgotten, "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy" remains one of his most popular despite only hitting #11.
8th Jan '17 10:45:06 AM Twentington
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* PrematurelyBald: According to [[http://leisureblogs.chicagotribune.com/turn_it_up/2009/06/kenny-chesney-the-making-of-a-franchise-in-a-cowboy-hat.html?cid=6a00d8341c58f853ef0115711b9906970c this]] article, he began balding at age 19. Hence the NiceHat.
** He actually appears hatless in the "Come Over" video.

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* PrematurelyBald: According to [[http://leisureblogs.chicagotribune.com/turn_it_up/2009/06/kenny-chesney-the-making-of-a-franchise-in-a-cowboy-hat.html?cid=6a00d8341c58f853ef0115711b9906970c this]] article, he He began balding at age 19. Hence 19, hence the NiceHat.
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NiceHat. He actually appears hatless in the "Come Over" video.


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* ShoutOut: "The Woman with You" contains the line "dancing backwards in high heels", a reference to a joke about Creator/GingerRogers that began in ''ComicStrip/FrankAndErnest''.
11th Oct '16 1:53:06 PM Twentington
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-->She doesn't care anymore that her high school girlfriends cut her down\\
They only thought she entertain is where they are and where she is now\\
All her old neighbors swear they're certain she slept her way to the top\\
She knows you don't get where you're going\\
Unless you got something they ain't got...\\

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-->She doesn't care anymore that her high school girlfriends cut her down\\
They
down
-->They
only thought she entertain is where they are and where she is now\\
All
now
-->All
her old neighbors swear they're certain she slept her way to the top\\
She
top
-->She
knows you don't get where you're going\\
Unless
going
-->Unless
you got something they ain't got...\\
11th Oct '16 1:52:41 PM Twentington
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She knows you don't get where your going\\
Unless you got something they ain't got...

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She knows you don't get where your you're going\\
Unless you got something they ain't got...\\
30th Sep '16 2:13:07 PM Twentington
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** Inverted with his duet vocal on Music/RebaMcEntire's "Every Other Weekend", on which he sings a good portion of the song. The song first charted as an album cut credited to both artists. When it was officially released as a single, the radio edit had co-writer Skip Ewing singing Kenny's parts (although most stations just played the Chesney version anyway), and it was credited to "Reba [=McEntire=] with Kenny Chesney or Skip Ewing" for one week, then just Reba after that.

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** Inverted with his duet vocal on Music/RebaMcEntire's "Every Other Weekend", on which he sings a good portion of the song. The song first charted as an album cut credited to both artists. When it was officially released as a single, the radio edit had co-writer Skip Ewing singing Kenny's parts (although parts, although most stations just played the Chesney version anyway), and anyway. As a result, it was credited to "Reba [=McEntire=] with Kenny Chesney or Skip Ewing" for one week, then just Reba after that.



* AlbumTitleDrop: "Better as a Memory" title-drops "Just Who I Am", the album it appears on.

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** Averted with Music/{{Pink}}'s credit on "Settin' the World on Fire", as she mostly just sings backing vocals, but does get a few lines to herself.
* AlbumTitleDrop: "Better as a Memory" title-drops "Just ''Just Who I Am", Am'', the album it appears on.



* ChristmasSongs: ''All I Want for Christmas Is a Real Good Tan'' mixes original songs, traditional covers such as "Silent Night," and country music standards such as "[[Music/WillieNelson Pretty Paper]]," [[Music/{{Alabama}} "Christmas in Dixie"]], and "[[Music/TheOakRidgeBoys Thank God for Kids]]".

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* ChristmasSongs: ''All I Want for Christmas Is a Real Good Tan'' mixes original songs, traditional covers such as "Silent Night," Night" (featuring his mom and aunt), and country music standards such as "[[Music/WillieNelson Pretty Paper]]," [[Music/{{Alabama}} "Christmas in Dixie"]], and "[[Music/TheOakRidgeBoys Thank God for Kids]]".



* PopculturalOsmosisFailure: Kenny asked the writers of his 2005 hit "Summertime" if they would change the opening lines, because they mentioned snow cones, and he had no idea what they were.

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* PopculturalOsmosisFailure: According to a column in ''Country Weekly'', Kenny asked the writers of his 2005 hit "Summertime" if they would change the opening lines, because they mentioned snow cones, and he had no idea what they were.


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* SleepingTheirWayToTheTop: Defied by the title character in "Big Star":
-->She doesn't care anymore that her high school girlfriends cut her down\\
They only thought she entertain is where they are and where she is now\\
All her old neighbors swear they're certain she slept her way to the top\\
She knows you don't get where your going\\
Unless you got something they ain't got...
16th Aug '16 4:25:37 PM Twentington
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* ''Cosmic Hallelujah'' (2016)



** Another inversion came with the Music/GeorgeStrait duet "Shiftwork". It also charted as an album cut with both artists credited, but when it was released as a single, it was credited only to Chesney until about halfway through its chart run.
* AlbumTitleDrop: "Better as a Memory" title drops "Just Who I Am", the album it appears on.

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** Another inversion came with the Music/GeorgeStrait duet "Shiftwork". It also charted as an album cut with both artists credited, but when it was released as a single, it was credited only to Chesney until about halfway through its chart run.
run, due to diffficulties with getting permission from Strait's label.
* AlbumTitleDrop: "Better as a Memory" title drops title-drops "Just Who I Am", the album it appears on.



* BrokenStreak: ''Life on a Rock'' was his first album since his debut not to be certified gold or higher.

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* BrokenStreak: ''Life on a Rock'' was his first album since his little-known debut not to be certified gold or higher.
14th Jun '16 11:16:33 AM Twentington
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* ChartDisplacement: While many of his #1 hits have been forgotten, "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy" remains one of his most popular despite only hitting #11.
13th Feb '16 1:23:17 PM MarkLungo
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He then got picked up by BNA Records, a country music division of RCA, and issued his breakthrough album ''All I Need to Know'' in 1995. Although it wasn't until 1997 that he finally scored a Number One hit, most of his BNA singles in this timespan reached Top 10 or better. Kicking his career into high gear, he scored a six-week #1 in 1999 with "Don't Happen Twice." A GreatestHitsAlbum in 2000 produced one of his {{Signature Song}}s, "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy."

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He then got picked up by BNA Records, a country music division of RCA, Creator/RCARecords, and issued his breakthrough album ''All I Need to Know'' in 1995. Although it wasn't until 1997 that he finally scored a Number One hit, most of his BNA singles in this timespan reached Top 10 or better. Kicking his career into high gear, he scored a six-week #1 in 1999 with "Don't Happen Twice." A GreatestHitsAlbum in 2000 produced one of his {{Signature Song}}s, "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy."
1st Jun '15 12:49:34 PM Twentington
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* MockingSingSong: The line "Sister's got a boyfriend" in "American Kids" is sung this way.
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