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The best movie about country music I know of is a gritty little 1972 film called Payday. Rip Torn giving an intense performance as a fading, second-tier country star touring the South from roadhouse to roadhouse on an out-of-control, drunken binge.
There's one scene in particular that sticks with me, when Torn's character is obliged to stand in a parking lot listening to a young dishwasher who wants to be a country singer sing a composition called "I'm Loving You More and Enjoying It Less": It's the perfect example of an awful country song from that period, down to its punning title.
Robert Duval singing from from "Tender Mercies" (1983) singing "If You'll Hold The Ladder"
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