After taking some time off from Lady Antebellum, Charles Kelley is back with the group that made him one of the hottest Country Stars around, and he recently called in to talk to Mr. Morning and Liz.

It's not easy to walk away from one of the biggest country groups on the planet, but that's just what Charles Kelley did. It wasn't totally his decision, but at the height of their popularity Lady A decided to temporarily go their separate ways for a number of reasons.

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We got a chance to talk to Charles, who was reuniting with Lady Antebellum for a benefit concert in Providence on Tuesday night. We talked about the mutual split, his new CMT crossroads special, and his passion for writing music and golf. Plus find out if he knows who Court Carpenter is:

 

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