What Music Video Is This Picture From?
This music video accompanied one of the biggest hits of one of country music's most celebrated vocalists, but it wasn't without controversy. Do you think you know what music video this picture is from?
Released as the third single from this artist's sophomore album in the early 1990s, this anthemic song struck a resounding chord with country audiences, rising to No. 12 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart and earning CMA Song of the Year honors the year of its release.
The picture above shows a marching band performing in a small town parade, which is one major clue about the song and the video it comes from. The song was initially offered to a country superstar, who declined to cut it — luckily for the singer who did record it, since this song wound up being one of that artist's signature hits.
The video generated quite a bit of controversy at the time of its release due to some graphic and very realistic depictions of some difficult situations, but it has also been widely praised. The singer who appears in this video has gone on to become not only one of the most acclaimed vocalists in country music, but also one of the most charitable, tirelessly working on behalf of various organizations around the country to raise money and awareness for a variety of causes.
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