30 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Releases ‘In Pieces’
On Aug. 31, 1993, Brooks released his fifth studio album, 'In Pieces'.
20 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Gives His Final Public Live Performance
On July 5, 2003, Cash gave his final public live performance, a 30-minute set at the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Va.
30 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney Signs His First Record Deal
On June 30, 1993, Chesney signed his first record deal, with the newly opened country division of Capricorn Records.
55 Years Ago: Tammy Wynette Hits No. 1 With ‘D-I-V-O-R-C-E’
On June 29, 1968, Wynette hit No. 1 on the U.S. country charts with "D-I-V-O-R-C-E."
60 Years Ago: Buck Owens Earns His First No. 1 Single
On June 15, 1963, Owens landed his first No. 1 single: the song "Act Naturally."
Josh Turner + Jennifer Ford — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Little did Turner know at the time that furthering his education would also change his personal life.
34 Years Ago: Mary Chapin Carpenter Releases ‘State of the Heart’
On June 13, 1989, Mary Chapin Carpenter released her second album, 'State of the Heart'.
20 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney Headlines His First Stadium Concert
On June 7, 2003, Chesney set a career milestone: He headlined his first stadium concert.
54 Years Ago: ‘The Johnny Cash Show’ Premieres
On June 7, 1969, 'The Johnny Cash Show' premiered on ABC.
The ‘Urban Cowboy’ Soundtrack: All the Songs, Ranked
Although 'Urban Cowboy' the movie was a modest hit upon its 1980 release, the 'Urban Cowboy' soundtrack was a much different, more successful story.
‘Urban Cowboy’: 10 Things You Might Not Know About the Movie
On June 6, 1980, 'Urban Cowboy' hit theaters.
20 Years Ago: Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett Release ‘It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere’
On June 2, 2003, Jackson and Buffett teamed up to release the pint glasses-clinking ode "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere."
10 Years Ago: Cassadee Pope Releases Her Debut Country Single, ‘Wasting All These Tears’
On May 31, 2013, Pope released "Wasting All These Tears," her debut country single.
15 Years Ago: Darius Rucker Releases His Debut Country Single
On May 27, 2008, Darius Rucker released his debut country single, "Don't Think I Don't Think About It."
10 Years Ago: Kellie Pickler Wins ‘Dancing With the Stars’
She was partnered with dance pro Derek Hough.
10 Must-Hear Country Concept Albums
Country music fans need these 10 concept albums in their collections.
44 Years Ago: The Bellamy Brothers Earn Their First Country No. 1
On May 19, 1979, the Bellamy Brothers earned their first country No. 1 hit with the song "If I Said You Have a Beautiful Body Would You Hold It Against Me."
10 Years Ago: Willie Nelson Earns Honorary Doctorate From Berklee College of Music
Recipients are being "recognized for their achievements and influence in music, and for their enduring contributions to American and international culture."
31 Years Ago: Lorrie Morgan Releases Her Debut Album, ‘Leave the Light On’
On May 11, 1989, Morgan released her debut major-label album, 'Leave the Light On'.
Top 10 Country Songs You Might Not Know Shel Silverstein Wrote
Silverstein was known for his whimsical and twisted children's poetry, but he also was a prolific songwriter, especially for country artists.