The Boot Staff
129 Years Ago: The Ryman Auditorium Officially Opens
In 1892, the Ryman Auditorium opened its doors.
Story Behind the Song: David Lee Murphy, ‘Dust on the Bottle’
"The song just fell out in, like, 15 minutes ..."
27 Years Ago: Trisha Yearwood Hits No. 1 With ‘XXX’s and OOO’s (An American Girl)’
On Sept. 10, 1994, Yearwood's single "XXX's and OOO's (An American Girl)" became her second No. 1 hit.
10 Things You May Not Know About Jake Owen
The Florida-born Owen wasn't always planning on being a country singer ...
12 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.
Story Behind the Song: David Ball, ‘Riding With Private Malone’
"This song had it all ..."
10 Albums Even Country Music Haters Should Own
If you're cut from the cloth of those that just don't like country music, we understand -- kind of.
23 Years Ago: Faith Hill Hits No. 1 With ‘This Kiss’
On May 16, 1998, Hill landed at the top of the charts with her single "This Kiss."
Top 10 Country Wedding Songs
There's no bigger moment in a person's life than the day they exchange vows, and country music is rich with love songs filled with pledges of undying love and devotion, perfect for couples on that most special of days.
Top 10 Willie Nelson Songs
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