The Boot Staff
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 ..."
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: 2020’s Country, Americana, Bluegrass + Folk Album Releases
These new albums all arrived 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?"