The Boot Staff
60 Years Ago: Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge Opens in Nashville
On March 29, 1960, Tootsie's Orchid Lounge opened in Nashville, Tenn.
50 Years Ago: Merle Haggard Hits No. 1 With ‘The Fightin’ Side of Me’
On March 14, 1970, Haggard scored his ninth No. 1 hit.
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.
Top 10 Girl Power Country Songs
Happy International Women's Day!
21 Years Ago: Sara Evans Scores First No. 1 Hit
On March 6, 1999, Evans earned her first No. 1 hit with "No Place That Far," the title track from her sophomore album.
52 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Marries June Carter in Franklin, Ky.
On March 1, 1968, Cash wed Carter in Franklin, Ky.
Top 10 ‘American Idol’ Country Singers
Do you agree?
Top 10 Sad Love Songs in Country Music
Grab the tissues ...
Top 10 Censored Country Songs
We've found a few country stars who've dared to swear ... and then had to go back into the studio to make a family-friendly version of the same song for country radio airplay.
POLL: What’s the Best Country Song About Lost Love?
A readers' poll to determine the best country song about lost love.