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53 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Plays Folsom Prison
On Jan. 13, 1968, Cash played a concert at California's Folsom Prison.
POLL: What’s Your Favorite Elvis Presley Song?
The influence that Presley had on both rock and country music can hardly be overstated.
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…
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.
Top 10 Pickup Lines in Country Music
Just turn on country radio, and you might get some advice for finding that special someone.
Country Music’s Nastiest Breakups
Country artists have a reputation for penning lyrics that tell tough stories, but one of the hardest things that some stars have to go through isn't always covered in the biggest hits: band breakups.
21 Years Ago: Keith Urban Releases Debut Solo Album
On Oct. 19, 1999, Urban's self-titled debut album as a solo artist was released.
Before They Were Famous: Country Stars’ Worst Jobs
They may be stars now, but some of country music's most popular performers really paid their dues in their early days.
41 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."
Country Singers Who Died Far Too Young [PICTURES]
May they rest in peace ...
11 Years Ago: Brooks & Dunn Announce Their Split
On Aug. 10, 2009, Brooks & Dunn announced that they were splitting up, after more than 20 years as a duo.
36 Years Ago: The Judds Earn First Billboard No. 1 With ‘Mama He’s Crazy’
On Aug. 4, 1984, the Judds earned their first No. 1 hit with "Mama He's Crazy," from their freshman 'Wynonna & Naomi' EP.