73 Years Ago: Roy Acuff Declares His Candidacy for Tennessee Governor
On July 24, 1948, Acuff declared his candidacy for governor of Tennessee.
18 Years Ago: Johnny Cash’s ‘Hurt’ Receives 6 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations
Cash's late-career comeback reached another peak on July 24, 2003.
52 Years Ago: ‘The Johnny Cash Show’ Premieres
On June 7, 1969, 'The Johnny Cash Show' premiered on ABC.
Tammy Wynette’s Heartbroken Persona, Reconsidered
Considering Wynette simply as a one-dimensional conduit for drama and heartache does a disservice to the nuanced contours of her work.
23 Years Ago: Shania Twain’s ‘You’re Still the One’ Hits No. 1
On May 2, 1998, "You're Still the One" hit No. 1 on the country singles chart.
12 Years Ago: Taylor Swift Launches Her First Headlining Tour
On April 23, 2009, Swift launched her first headlining tour.
52 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Releases ‘Nashville Skyline’
On April 9, 1969, Dylan released his ninth studio album, 'Nashville Skyline'.
28 Years Ago: Toby Keith Releases His Debut Single, ‘Should’ve Been a Cowboy’
In February of 1993, Keith released his debut single, "Should've Been a Cowboy."
Top 10 Country Songs About Winter
The Boot counts down country music's best songs about winter.
47 Years Ago: David ‘Stringbean’ Akeman, Wife Estelle Murdered
On the night of Nov. 10, 1973, Akeman and his wife, Estelle, were murdered after interrupting a burglary at their home.