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D

uring 40 years, with 21
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and 73 million albums sold,
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music. Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry
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Payne, Ala., and the three cousins
embarked on a journey that continues to this day.
The group's lead singer, Randy
Owen, took a minute to chat with
NRA Country's Vanessa Shahidi
about his love of the outdoors.

VS: If you had a week off to
spend outdoors, how would you
pass the time?

turkeys with their little ones after
they've hatched. Seeing a mama
quail and her little ones scurrying
around is so exciting. Especially with
two grandkids, it's so important to
show them how to preserve the land
and how to shoot a gun. Just like my
grandpas and uncles taught me.
VS: What is your favorite game to
hunt?

I love bird hunting, especially
quail. And I love to watch bird
dogs work!

RO:

VS:

Do you have a favorite firearm?

RO:

A double-barrel 16-ga.

shotgun. In my opinion, it's the best
gun for hunting quail. I learned to
love that gun from hunting with my
uncle Johnny and my uncle Albert,
who was the chief of police.
NRA Country is a lifestyle and a
bond between the country music
community and hardworking
Americans everywhere. It's powered by pride, freedom, love of
country, respect for the military and
the responsibilities of protecting
the great American life. For more
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RO: Doing a little fishing, camping

around the fire I'd build along some
of our lakes, watching our golden
retrievers swimming, and just
observing the wildlife all around. I
also love watching animals partaking in the food plots we have for the
turkey and the deer. I love seeing

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