The Boot Staff
32 Years Ago: Keith Whitley Dies
Whitley died at the age of 33 from alcohol poisoning.
72 Years Ago: Hank Williams Gets His First No. 1 Song With ‘Lovesick Blues’
On May 7, 1949, Williams earned his first No. 1 hit, with "Lovesick Blues."
32 Years Ago: Naomi Judd Marries Larry Strickland
Happy anniversary, you two!
Musical Smartypants: Country Singers Who Learned Before They Earned
In the notoriously volatile entertainment business, no one can argue with having an education to fall back on.
Top 10 Funny Brad Paisley Songs
Some of Paisley's best-loved songs aren't the ones that cut deep to the heart or mine through a lot of emotion. Rather, he's known for a category of songs that only he can pull off: funny songs.
Top 10 Randy Travis Songs
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62 Years Ago: Randy Travis Is Born in Monroe, N.C.
Happy birthday, Randy!
Top 10 Country Wedding Songs
There's no bigger moment in a person's life than the day they exchange vows, and country music is rich with love songs filled with pledges of undying love and devotion, perfect for couples on that most special of days.
32 Years Ago: Clint Black Releases His Debut Album, ‘Killin’ Time’
On May 2, 1989, Black released his debut album, 'Killin' Time,' which sold more than 3 million copies and spawned five No. 1 hits.
28 Years Ago: Charley Pride Joins the Grand Ole Opry
Happy Opry anniversary, Charley Pride!