The Boot Staff
Story Behind the Song: David Lee Murphy, ‘Dust on the Bottle’
"The song just fell out in, like, 15 minutes ..."
Story Behind the Song: Steel Magnolia, ‘Keep on Lovin’ You’
"The title was something that just fell out of Chris' mouth. He picked up his old Gibson guitar that is maybe 60 years old, and he just started singing ..."
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!"
New Music Rundown: Country, Americana, Bluegrass + Folk Albums Coming in 2020
Be on the lookout for these new albums in 2020!
Story Behind the Song: James Otto, ‘Where Angels Hang Around’
"We tried to put ourselves in the position of being a father: What would you be going through?"
Story Behind the Song: Kenny Chesney and Mac McAnally, ‘Down the Road’
"It was a very organic little song, written on Christmas morning 1987 ..."
31 Years Ago: George Strait Hits No. 1 With ‘What’s Going on in Your World’
On July 22, 1989, Strait soared to the top of the charts with his single "What's Going on in Your World."
Story Behind the Song: David Ball, ‘Riding With Private Malone’
"This song had it all ..."
Story Behind the Song: David Nail, ‘Turning Home’
"When I first heard the song, it was exactly what I was going through at the time ..."
Marty Stuart + Connie Smith — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
The two have a rather unorthodox love story, but it's one with a very happy ending.
Top 5 LoCash Songs
The Boot counts down five of the best songs by LoCash.
Story Behind the Song: BlackHawk, ‘Every Once in a While’
"That was a pivotal song in our career ..."