The Boot Staff
40 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."
25 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.
45 Years Ago: George Jones Earns No. 1 Hit With ‘The Grand Tour’
On Aug. 31, 1974, Jones earned a No. 1 hit with his song "The Grand Tour," which was the title track of his 41st studio album.
40 Years Ago: Charlie Daniels Hits No. 1 With ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia’
On Aug. 25, 1979, Daniels earned his first No. 1 hit, with his single "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."
16 Years Ago: Trace Adkins Is Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry
On Aug. 23, 2003, Adkins was officially inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
40 Years Ago: Charlie Daniels Earns Gold Single for ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia’
On Aug. 21, 1979, Daniels earned a gold single for "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," from his 'Million Mile Reflections' album.
30 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Reaches No. 1 With ‘Why’d You Come in Here Lookin’ Like That’
On Aug. 5, 1989, Parton soared to the top of the charts with her single "Why'd You Come in Here Lookin' Like That."
Top 10 Country Road Trip Songs
Nothing beats a cool country soundtrack to crank up while you're exploring those wide-open spaces in your chosen mode of transportation.
10 Must-Own Country Christmas Albums
Country music and Christmas songs have been walking together hand in hand through the drifting snow for decades.
Chris Young Goes All-Out for Christmas
Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year -- at least according to Young.
Top 10 Creepy Country Songs
It's that time of the year: Creepy crawly spiders are adorning front porches, makeshift graveyards inhabit front lawns, and jack-o-lanterns light up the night sky.
16 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.