The Boot Staff
Top 10 Patsy Cline Songs
Cline's songs are some of the most essential in the history of country music.
41 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings’ ‘Greatest Hits’ Album Certified Platinum
On Sept. 7, 1979, Jennings' 'Greatest Hits' album was certified platinum, for sales in excess of one million units.
Story Behind the Song: John Rich, ‘The Good Lord and the Man’
"When I wrote that line, I looked down at the page and thought, 'I don't know if I can say that or not.' But then I realized it probably won't upset people, because it's the truth!"
41 Years Ago: Willie Nelson and Leon Russell Share No. 1 Spot With ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ Rema…
On Sept. 1, 1979, Nelson and Russell hit the No. 1 spot with their remake of the Elvis Presley hit "Heartbreak Hotel."
26 Years Ago: Clay Walker Earns First Platinum Record With Self-Titled Debut
On Aug. 31, 1994, Walker earned his first platinum record with his self-titled debut album.
Country Singers Who Died Far Too Young [PICTURES]
May they rest in peace ...
17 Years Ago: Trace Adkins Is Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry
On Aug. 23, 2003, Adkins was officially inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
Top 10 Kacey Musgraves Songs
Musgraves' songs are some of the best-written in contemporary country music.
Top 10 Lee Ann Womack Songs
Womack's songs are some of the most traditional-sounding in contemporary country music.