The Boot Staff
18 Years Ago: Toby Keith Hits No. 1 With ‘Whiskey Girl’
On July 10, 2004, Keith stormed to the top of the charts with his song "Whiskey Girl."
39 Years Ago: Ricky Skaggs Hits No. 1 With ‘Highway 40 Blues’
On July 9, 1983, Skaggs soared to the top of the charts with his single "Highway 40 Blues," from his No. 1 'Highways & Heartaches' album.
Marty Stuart + Connie Smith — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
The two have a rather unorthodox love story, but it's one with a very happy ending.
The Boot’s Weekly Picks: Brandon Stansell, Dan Joseph + More
From Austin Burke to The Barbirds, take a listen to our favorite new tracks from country, Americana and beyond.
29 Years Ago: Garth Brooks’ ‘That Summer’ Hits No. 1
On July 3, 1993, Brooks earned his 10th No. 1 hit with "That Summer."
Top 10 Patriotic Country Songs
Country music and patriotism have always gone hand in hand.
Top 10 Keith Whitley Songs
Whitley's rich musical legacy makes us wonder what kind of impact he would have made on country music had he lived longer ...
The Boot’s Weekly Picks: Kyshona, Chris Housman + More
Add these songs to your playlists ASAP!
33 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Signs His First Recording Contract
On June 26, 1989, the struggling young country singer signed his first recording contract.
Keith Urban + Nicole Kidman — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
It was their roots that first brought the country singer and the Oscar-winning actress together.