26 Years Ago: Willie Nelson Settles With the IRS
On Feb. 2, 1993, Nelson finally settled his long-outstanding debt to the IRS.
50 Years Ago: Elvis Presley Returns to Live Performing With ”68 Comeback Special’
On Dec. 3, 1968, Presley made his triumphant return to the stage with an NBC TV special presented by the Singer sewing company.
2018 in Review: Daryle Singletary Dies, Troy Gentry’s Wife Sues + More of February’s Bigge…
To determine the five biggest stories of each month, The Boot's staff looked at website traffic; the featured stories received the most visitors throughout the month in which they broke.
35 Years Ago: Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton’s ‘Islands in the Stream’ Tops Pop, Country Ch…
For the two chart weeks dated Oct. 29 and Nov. 5, 1983, Rogers and Parton pulled off quite a feat.
40 Years Ago: Tammy Wynette Reportedly Abducted in Nashville
On Oct. 4, 1978, Wynette was reportedly abducted from the parking lot of the Cain-Sloan Department Store in the Nashville neighborhood of Green Hills.
Top 10 Marty Stuart Songs
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11 Years Ago: Garth Brooks’ ‘More Than a Memory’ Debuts at No. 1
On Sept. 15, 2007, Brooks made history with his song "More Than a Memory."
45 Years Ago: Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn Hit No. 1 With ‘Louisiana Woman, Mississippi …
On Aug. 18, 1973, Twitty and Lynn landed at No. 1 on the Billboard country chart with "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man."
Top 10 Country Artists of the 1980s
The '80s were a transitional decade for country music: a time when artists could try out different styles and approaches -- and, by extension, adopt new traditions that would come to reverberate in the '90s and beyond.
The Power of Possibility: Why Farm Aid’s Advocacy, Support and Legacy Remain Vital
That Farm Aid believes in the power of possibility — and, more important, invests in possibility — is one reason both the organization and concert continue to thrive.