The Boot Staff
20 Years Ago: Brad Paisley Releases His Debut Album
On June 1, 1999, Paisley released his debut album, 'Who Needs Pictures', which had two No. 1 hits and sealed his place in country music.
26 Years Ago: Charley Pride Joins the Grand Ole Opry
Happy Opry anniversary, Charley Pride!
44 Years Ago: Willie Nelson Releases ‘Red Headed Stranger’
When Nelson recorded 'Red Headed Stranger' in 1975, his record label thought it was too difficult a listening experience to succeed.
Top 10 Country Road Trip Songs
Nothing beats a cool country soundtrack to crank up while you're exploring those wide-open spaces in your chosen mode of transportation.
Country Music’s Top 10 Party Songs
Celebrate the good times!
Kacey Musgraves’ ‘Golden Hour’ Wins 2019 Grammy Awards Best Country Album
What a night for Kacey Musgraves!
10 Must-Own Country Christmas Albums
Country music and Christmas songs have been walking together hand in hand through the drifting snow for decades.
Alan + Denise Jackson — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Jackson and his wife Denise have come a long way from their high school courtship in Newnan, Ga.
30 Years Ago: Keith Whitley Hits No. 1 With ‘I’m No Stranger to the Rain’
On April 8, 1989, "I'm No Stranger to the Rain" became Whitley's last No. 1 hit before his death from alcoholism.
15 Years Ago: Gretchen Wilson Releases ‘Redneck Woman’
On March 5, 2004, Wilson released her debut single, "Redneck Woman," to radio.
51 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Proposes to June Carter
On Feb. 22, 1968, Cash proposed to Carter while they were onstage together in London, Ontario, Canada.
20 Years Ago: Brad Paisley’s Debut Single Is Released
On Feb. 22, 1999, Paisley released his debut single.