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21 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Wraps Up Spring Training With the New York Mets
On March 19, 2000, Brooks wrapped up spring training with the New York Mets.
Top 10 Country Songs of the 1980s
Just like big hair and Spandex, country music was alive and well in the '80s, celebrating true love, simple pleasures and American pride.
51 Years Ago: Merle Haggard Hits No. 1 With ‘The Fightin’ Side of Me’
On March 14, 1970, Haggard scored his ninth No. 1 hit.
Johnny Cash + June Carter Cash — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Theirs is a love story of persistence.
52 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Records ‘At San Quentin’ Album
On Feb. 24, 1969, the "Man in Black" recorded his 'At San Quentin' album.
10 Country Bands Whose Lineups Look Very Different Now
Some of your favorite country bands have seen their lineups shuffle and change over the years ...
Country Music’s 10 Saddest Music Videos
Sorry in advance for making you cry ...
POLL: Which Country Star Should Perform a Super Bowl Halftime Show?
Vote for the country star you'd most like to see perform at the Super Bowl halftime show.
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.