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Like her contemporary Shania Twain, singer/songwriter Terri Clark came storming out of Canada and captured the attention of America's country music industry in the mid-'90s. Where Twain incorporated more rock & roll elements into her music, Clark largely stayed close to her country roots, even if those roots were more new country than hardcore honky tonk. Raised in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Clark (born in Montreal, August 5, 1968) was part of a musical family. Her grandparents, Ray and Betty Gauthier, were country stars in Canada, opening shows for stars like George Jones and Little Jimmy Dickens, while her mother sang folk songs in local coffee houses. As a child, Terri listened to her grandparents' country records and taught herself how to play guitar. Throughout her adolescence, Clark sang, played, and listened to country music; she was particularly inspired by female artists like Reba McEntire, the Judds, and Linda Ronstadt. Following her high-school graduation in 1987, she moved to Nashville. Upon her arrival, she wandered into Tootsie's Orchid Lounge unannounced and asked if she could sing. Surprisingly, she impressed the management and landed a job as the club's house singer. Though her initial arrival in Nashville was successful, it took Clark quite a long time to work her way into the actual industry. For the next seven years, she sang at clubs and worked odd jobs, all the while trying to land a record contract. During this time, she met and married a fiddler named Ted Stevenson. In 1994, she landed an audition for Mercury Records. After seeing a live performance by Clark, the label's president signed the singer. Clark's eponymous debut album was released in the summer of 1995. Terri Clark was a hit upon its release, spawning the Top Ten hits "Better Things to Do," "When Boy Meets Girl," and "If I Were You," as well as going gold. Clark supported the album with a tour opening for George Strait. In 1996, she was nominated for the Country Music Association's Horizon Award, as well as the Academy of Country Music Awards' Best New Female Vocalist. She won a bevy of Canadian Country Music Awards in 1996, including Album of the Year and Single of the Year; she was also named the Top New Female Country Artist of 1995 by Billboard magazine. Her second album, Just the Same, was released in the fall of 1996, preceded by the hit single "Poor Poor Pitiful Me." How I Feel followed in 1998. Fearless brought the country chart single "A Little Gasoline" in fall 2000, and Pain to Kill was released in 2003. Mercury unleashed Clark's Greatest Hits 1994-2004 the next year, followed by Life Goes On in 2005. Clark fought her her way through personal and professional difficulties and left Mercury Nashville, consequently forming her own label, Bare Tracks, which was distributed by Capitol. Her first offering as an independent artist was the triumphal Long Way Home in 2009, followed the DVD Live at Cedar Creek in 2010. In the summer of 2011, Clark moved to the independent imprint Humphead, and released Roots & Wings. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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Albums by
Terri Clark

    12 songs

    On Air

    Classic

    12 songs

    On Air

    Life Goes On

    12 songs

    On Air

    Pain to Kill

    12 songs

    On Air

    Fearless

    12 songs

    On Air

    How I Feel

    11 songs

    On Air

    Just the Same

    12 songs

    On Air

    Terri Clark

    10 songs

    On Air

    Some Songs

    10 songs

    On Air

    Roots & Wings

    1 song

    On Air

    Some Songs

    1 song

    On Air

    In My Next Life

    1 song

    On Air

    Dirty Girl

    1 song

    On Air

    She Didn't Have Time

    12 songs

    On Air

    20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Terri Clark

    14 songs

    On Air

    Greatest Hits 1994-2004

    11 songs

    On Air

    The Long Way Home

    1 song

    On Air

    Love Is A Rose

    1 song

    On Air

    I'm Movin' On (feat. Dean Brody)

    1 song

    On Air

    Northern Girl

    1 song

    On Air

    If You Want Fire (Radio Edit)

    1 song

    On Air

    A Million Ways to Run

    1 song

    On Air

    Gypsy Boots

    18 songs

    On Air

    The Definitive Collection

    11 songs

    On Air

    Classic

    32 songs

    On Air

    Pain to Kill

    7 songs

    On Air

    Best Of Terri Clark: Superstar Series

    1 song

    On Air

    Redneck

    1 song

    On Air

    If You Want Fire

    1 song

    On Air

    You Tell Me

    1 song

    On Air

    No Ordinary Monday

    1 song

    On Air

    The World Needs a Drink

    1 song

    On Air

    Girls Lie Too

    1 song

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    Ugly Duckling

    12 songs

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    Live at Cedar Creek


Top Songs by
Terri Clark

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Poor, Poor Pitiful Me
  3.   I Just Wanna Be Mad
  4.   I Wanna Do It All
  5.   A Little Gasoline
  6.   Girls Lie Too
  7.   Better Things to Do
  8.   You're Easy on the Eyes
  9.   Now That I Found You
  10.   O Little Town of Bethlehem
  11.   When Boy Meets Girl
  12.   Dirty Girl
  13.   Suddenly Single
  14.   Unsung Hero
  15.   If You Want Fire
  16.   Don't Start
  17.   If I Were You
  18.   Emotional Girl
  19.   No Fear
  20.   She Didn't Have Time
  21.   Longer
  22.   Hold Your Horses
  23.   I Cheated on You
  24.   Some Songs
  25.   Just the Same
  26.   Wheels Down
  27.   Delta Dawn
  28.   Two More Bottles of Wine
  29.   Golden Ring
  30.   Merry Go Round
  31.   Catch 22
  32.   Everytime I Cry
  33.   Something in the Water
  34.   Don't Come Home a Drinkin' (With Lovin' on Your Mind)
  35.   How Blue
  36.   Smile
  37.   If I Could Be You
  38.   In My Next Life
  39.   The World Needs a Drink
  40.   Better Than You
  41.   The One You Love
  42.   Sometimes Goodbye
  43.   Was There a Girl on Your Boys' Night Out
  44.   Any Woman
  45.   Here Comes Crazy
  46.   Swinging Doors
  47.   Love Is a Rose
  48.   Wrecking Ball
  49.   We're Here for a Good Time
  50.   Northern Girl
  51.   Flowers in Snow
  52.   Breakin' Up Thing
  53.   Beautiful and Broken
  54.   You Tell Me
  55.   Tough With Me
  56.   Gypsy Boots
  57.   Slow News Day
  58.   Everybody's Gotta Go Sometime
  59.   Travelin' Soul
  60.   Honky Tonk Song
  61.   Bigger Windows
  62.   Not Enough Tequila
  63.   Damn Right
  64.   Life Goes On
  65.   One of the Guys
  66.   The First to Fall
  67.   Not a Bad Thing
  68.   Working Girl
  69.   Almost Gone
  70.   I Just Called to Say Goodbye
  71.   Pain to Kill
  72.   Good Mother
  73.   Midnight's Gone
  74.   To Tell You Everything
  75.   Last Thing I Wanted
  76.   Easy from Now On
  77.   Getting There
  78.   Take My Time
  79.   The Inside Story
  80.   Flowers After the Fact
  81.   When We Had It Bad
  82.   Tyin' a Heart to a Tumbleweed
  83.   Is Fort Worth Worth It
  84.   That's Me Not Loving You
  85.   Cure for the Common Heartache
  86.   Not Getting Over You
  87.   Till I Get There
  88.   Getting Even With the Blues
  89.   I'm Alright
  90.   Keeper of the Flame
  91.   You Do or You Don't
  92.   Twang Thang
  93.   That's How I Feel
  94.   It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
  95.   Poor Girls Dream
  96.   A Million Ways to Run
  97.   Tear It All Down
  98.   I Wish He's Been Drinkin' Whiskey
  99.   Cowboy Days
  100.   The Real Thing
  101.   Neon Flame
  102.   Better with My Boots On
  103.   Bad Car
  104.   Just Add Water
  105.   Feelin' Pretty Good Right Now
  106.   I'm Movin' On
  107.   The One
  108.   The Good Was Great
  109.   What Happens In Vegas (Follows You Home)
  110.   Sleeping Single in a Double Bed
  111.   Walkin' After Midnight
  112.   God and Me
  113.   Three Mississippi
  114.   Empty
  115.   Something You Should've Said
  116.   This Ole Heart
  117.   Lonesome's Last Call
  118.   Leavin' on Your Mind
  119.   Gentle on My Mind
  120.   Merry Christmas (Wherever in the World You Are)
  121.   Not What I Wanted to Hear
  122.   Now That I've Found You
  123.   Froggy's Country Storybook Theme/I Try to Think About Elvis/Watch Me
  124.   Girls Like Too
  125.   She Didn't Have Time
  126.   You Can't Help the One You Love
  127.   Flowers in Snow
  128.   Thank God for Believers
  129.   No Ordinary Monday
  130.   The Wolrd Needs a Drink
  131.   You Just Wanna Be Mad
  132.   This Ol Heart
  133.   Something You Should Have Said
  134.   Redneck

Stations & Shows Featuring
Terri Clark

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    Ladies of Country

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    Reba McEntire: I Am The DJ

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    '90s Country

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    Country Christmas

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    Alan Jackson: DNA

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    Classic Country

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    The Country Vault


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