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29 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Performs With KISS on ‘The Tonight Show’
On July 13, 1994, Brooks performed "Hard Luck Woman" with the rock band on 'The Tonight Show'.
Mary Chapin Carpenter’s Best Live Shots [PICTURES]
She's a legend!
30 Years Ago: Garth Brooks’ ‘That Summer’ Hits No. 1
On July 3, 1993, Brooks earned his 10th No. 1 hit with "That Summer."
34 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.
34 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut
On June 24, 1989, Brooks made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
30 Years Ago: Brooks & Dunn’s ‘Brand New Man’ Goes Triple Platinum
On June 23, 1993, 'Brand New Man' album was certified triple platinum.
39 Years Ago: Dolly Parton, Sylvester Stallone’s ‘Rhinestone’ Released
Parton and Stallone made an improbable pairing for the 1984 box office dud 'Rhinestone'.
Top 10 Country Songs About Summertime
"Summertime, and the livin' is easy" -- so goes the old American standard.
19 Years Ago: Gretchen Wilson’s ‘Here for the Party’ Goes Gold, Platinum
On June 21, 2004, Wilson struck gold -- and platinum.
Top 10 Country Taylor Swift Lyrics
If there's one truth in this world, it's that Swift was born to write songs.
35 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Signs With Capitol Records
On June 17, 1988, Brooks signed with Capitol Records.
74 Years Ago: Hank Williams Debuts on the Grand Ole Opry
On June 11, 1949, Williams made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
44 Years Ago: Kenny Rogers Hits No. 1 With ‘She Believes in Me’
On June 9, 1979, Rogers soared to the top of the charts with his single "She Believes in Me," from his 'The Gambler' album.
Top 10 Best Friend Songs in Country Music
The country music world has a lot of BFFs. No wonder the genre has so many great best friend songs.
49 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Hits No. 1 With ‘I Will Always Love You’
On June 8, 1974, Parton's "I Will Always Love You," from her 'Jolene' album, soared to the top of the charts.
David Nail + Catherine Werne — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Nail has been married to his wife, Catherine Werne, since 2009.
20 Years Ago: Dwight Yoakam Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
On June 5, 2003, Yoakam received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
37 Years Ago: Randy Travis Releases Major-Label Debut Album, ‘Storms of Life’
On June 2, 1986, Travis released his major-label debut album, 'Storms of Life', on Warner Bros. Records.
21 Years Ago: Brad Paisley Releases His Debut Album
On June 1, 1999, Paisley released his debut album, 'Who Needs Pictures', which had two No. 1 hits and sealed his place in country music.