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74 Years Ago: Hank Williams Debuts on the Grand Ole Opry
On June 11, 1949, Williams made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
44 Years Ago: Kenny Rogers Hits No. 1 With ‘She Believes in Me’
On June 9, 1979, Rogers soared to the top of the charts with his single "She Believes in Me," from his 'The Gambler' album.
Top 10 Best Friend Songs in Country Music
The country music world has a lot of BFFs. No wonder the genre has so many great best friend songs.
49 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Hits No. 1 With ‘I Will Always Love You’
On June 8, 1974, Parton's "I Will Always Love You," from her 'Jolene' album, soared to the top of the charts.
David Nail + Catherine Werne — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Nail has been married to his wife, Catherine Werne, since 2009.
20 Years Ago: Dwight Yoakam Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
On June 5, 2003, Yoakam received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
37 Years Ago: Randy Travis Releases Major-Label Debut Album, ‘Storms of Life’
On June 2, 1986, Travis released his major-label debut album, 'Storms of Life', on Warner Bros. Records.
21 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.
24 Years Ago: Brad Paisley Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut
On May 28, 1999, Paisley made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
29 Years Ago: The Eagles Reunite for Hell Freezes Over Tour
On May 27, 1994, the Eagles began their Hell Freezes Over Tour, after a 14-year break.
The Boot’s Weekly Picks: Gregory Alan Isakov, Jessye DeSilva + More
Discover these great new tunes from Paul Cauthen, Sara Petite and more.
25 Years Ago: Faith Hill Hits No. 1 With ‘This Kiss’
On May 16, 1998, Hill landed at the top of the charts with her single "This Kiss."