The Boot Staff
Story Behind the Song: Kenny Chesney and Mac McAnally, ‘Down the Road’
"It was a very organic little song, written on Christmas morning 1987 ..."
Top 10 Miranda Lambert Songs
Lambert's songs are some of the most consistently interesting and best-written among the current crop of country music stars.
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."
16 Years Ago: Tim McGraw’s ‘Live Like You Were Dying’ Hits No. 1
On July 11, 2004, McGraw began his seven-week run at the top of the charts with his single "Live Like You Were Dying."
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 ..."
Top 10 Country Vacation Songs
There's nothing we look forward to more through the long winter months than the prospect of a nice, relaxing (and preferably tropical) vacation.
26 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Performs With KISS on ‘The Tonight Show’
On July 13, 1994, Brooks performed "Hard Luck Woman" with the rock band on 'The Tonight Show'.
37 Years Ago: Ricky Skaggs Hits No. 1 With ‘Highway 40 Blues’
On July 9, 1983, Skaggs soared to the top of the charts with his single "Highway 40 Blues," from his No. 1 'Highways & Heartaches' album.
31 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut
On June 24, 1989, Brooks made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
27 Years Ago: Brooks & Dunn’s ‘Brand New Man’ Goes Triple Platinum
On June 23, 1993, 'Brand New Man' album was certified triple platinum.
Top 10 Kris Kristofferson Songs
Do you agree?
51 Years Ago: ‘Hee Haw’ Makes Prime-Time Debut on CBS
On June 15, 1969, the TV show 'Hee Haw' made its prime-time debut on CBS.