The Boot Staff
50 Country Songs Everyone Must Hear Before They Die
The Boot rounds up a list of 50 country, Americana, alt-country, bluegrass and folk songs that everyone should hear at least once in their lifetime.
50 Country Albums Everyone Must Hear Before They Die
Whether you're a country fan or not, these albums are must-listens!
25 Years Ago: Garth Brooks’ ‘That Summer’ Hits No. 1
On July 3, 1993, Brooks earned his 10th No. 1 hit with "That Summer."
30 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Signs With Capitol Records
On June 17, 1988, Brooks signed with Capitol Records.
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.
Country Music Risk-Takers: 10 Stars Who Have Played With Musical Fire
The average country artist's career is, for the most part, well orchestrated and carefully plotted. But every once in a while, whether planned for or not, one small step can turn into a big deal.
Top 10 Country Wedding Songs
There's no bigger moment in a person's life than the day they exchange vows, and country music is rich with love songs filled with pledges of undying love and devotion, perfect for couples on that most special of days.
25 Years Ago: Charley Pride Joins the Grand Ole Opry
Happy Opry anniversary, Charley Pride!
15 Years Ago: Dierks Bentley Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut
On April 18, 2003, Bentley made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
Top 10 Funny Country Music Videos
Country music may be known for its "tear in my beer" sad songs, not to mention its tunes about trucks, dirt roads and Southern living, but the genre also has a helluva sense of humor.