The Boot Staff
95 Years Ago: Hank Williams Is Born
Country legend Williams was born on Sept. 17, 1923.
15 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Dies
On Sept. 12, 2003, Cash passed away after suffering complications from diabetes.
15 Years Ago: Trace Adkins Is Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry
On Aug. 23, 2003, Adkins was officially inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
15 Years Ago: Dierks Bentley’s Major-Label Debut Album Is Released
On Aug. 19, 2003, Bentley's eponymous major-label freshman album was released on Capitol Records.
50 Country Albums Everyone Must Hear Before They Die
Whether you're a country fan or not, these albums are must-listens!
Top 10 Patriotic Country Songs
Country music and patriotism have always gone hand in hand.
Vince Gill Earned New Fans During His First Time on the Radio
Vince Gill recalls hearing himself on the radio for the first time.
Top 10 Country Thanksgiving Songs
We all have plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Dierks Bentley on Hearing Himself on the Radio: ‘I Love the Way It Sounds’
Dierks Bentley remembers hearing himself on the radio for the first time.
Country Stars Who Have Served in the Military
Country music is filled with songs proclaiming love and devotion to the United States, but for many artists, their patriotism runs much deeper.
George Jones Didn’t Think He Sounded Like Himself During His First Time on the Radio
In a 2009 interview, Jones remembered hearing himself on the radio for the first time.
Reba McEntire First Heard Herself on the Radio at Home, With Family
Reba McEntire remembers hearing herself on the radio for the first time.