The Boot Staff
What Would Elvis Presley Look Like If He Was Still Alive?
The King of Rock and Roll remains a vital influence on artists the world over, and the mythology surrounding him has grown to epic proportions.
Meet The Boot’s 2021 Artists to Watch
The Boot's 2021 artists to watch vary in genre, style, influence and background, but these country, Americana, folk and bluegrass newcomers are all poised to have breakout years. Their names are ones to keep your eyes (and ears) on: artists you'll want to hear early, so you can b…
Story Behind the Song: Jimmy Wayne, ‘Just Knowing You Love Me’
"We all agreed that it was a song title that every single person in the world can relate to ..."
11 Years Ago: Jimmy Wayne Begins His Meet Me Halfway Walk
On Jan. 1, 2010, the singer-songwriter kicked off the new year by starting a 1,700-mile walk, called Meet Me Halfway, to raise awareness about youth aging out of the foster care system.
27 Years Ago: Faith Hill Scores Her First No. 1 Hit
On Jan. 1, 1994, Hill started off the new year on a high note.
62 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Performs at San Quentin State Prison
On Jan. 1, 1959, the Man in Black kicked off the new year on a high note.
129 Years Ago: The Ryman Auditorium Officially Opens
In 1892, the Ryman Auditorium opened its doors.
21 Years Ago: Faith Hill Tops the Charts With ‘Breathe’
Dec. 25, 1999, was a Christmas to remember for Hill.
Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans: Their Love in Pictures
It didn't take long for Kelsea Ballerini and Australian singer-songwriter Morgan Evans to realize that they were a match made in Heaven.
Trisha Yearwood Shares Her Favorite Thanksgiving Memories
Yearwood has made a second career out of her down-home expertise in the kitchen, but she didn't actually start testing her cooking skills until she moved from Georgia to pursue her musical dreams.
10 Country Stars We’d Love to Have at Our Thanksgiving Dinner Table
Lively conversation, mindful reflection and a few helpings of good ol' gossip would add up to one perfect holiday.
Story Behind the Song: David Lee Murphy, ‘Dust on the Bottle’
"The song just fell out in, like, 15 minutes ..."