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Stagecoach 2014: Jason Aldean gives the people what they want
Stagecoach 2014: Jason Aldean gives the people what they want

Jason Aldean's purest, most Jason Aldean-ish song -- and therefore, perhaps, the one that got the biggest response during the singer's headlining set Saturday at Stagecoach -- is "1994," from his album "Night Train." A ready-made crowd-pleaser set at the perfect beer-hoisting tempo, it's got crunching hair-metal guitars, a bouncy hip-hop beat -- and lyrics made up in large part of the titles of songs by another country singer, Joe Diffie. Aldean is a bro-country veteran with huge hits stretching back to 2005, five years before Luke Bryan (who'll close Stagecoach on Sunday) was named top new artist at the Academy of Country Music Awards. But though...

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