The Boot Staff
25 Things You May Not Know About Country Icon Willie Nelson
Did you know all of this?
31 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Serves as Host and Musical Guest on ‘SNL’
On April 15, 1989, Parton served as both the host and musical guest on 'Saturday Night Live'.
16 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney, Uncle Kracker Hit No. 1 With ‘When the Sun Goes Down’
On April 3, 2004, "When the Sun Goes Down" became a No. 1 hit.
20 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Wraps Up Spring Training With the New York Mets
On March 19, 2000, Brooks wrapped up spring training with the New York Mets.
2020 Coronavirus Pandemic: These Country Music Tours + Festivals Are Affected
The World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic on March 11.
21 Years Ago: Trisha Yearwood Joins the Grand Ole Opry
On March 13, 1999, Yearwood was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
40 Years Ago: Willie Nelson Hits No. 1 With ‘My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys’
On March 8, 1980, Nelson's "My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys" soared to the top of the charts, becoming his fifth No. 1 hit.
Johnny Cash + June Carter Cash — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Theirs is a love story of persistence.
Country Music’s Top 20 Opening Lyrics
You know the old saying "You never get a second chance to make a first impression"? Well, that's just as true in music as it is in life!
15 Years Ago: Rascal Flatts Ride to No. 1 With ‘Bless the Broken Road’
On Feb. 12, 2005, "Bless the Broken Road" hit No. 1.
POLL: Which Country Star Should Perform a Super Bowl Halftime Show?
Vote for the country star you'd most like to see perform at the Super Bowl halftime show.
22 Years Ago: The Dixie Chicks Release ‘Wide Open Spaces’
'Wide Open Spaces' has sold more than 12 million copies