The Boot Staff
New Music Rundown: Country, Americana, Bluegrass + Folk Albums Coming in 2020
Be on the lookout for these new albums in 2020!
31 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Signs His First Recording Contract
On June 26, 1989, the struggling young country singer signed his first recording contract.
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 5 LoCash Songs
The Boot counts down five of the best songs by LoCash.
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.
Top 10 Chris Young Songs
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Story Behind the Song: BlackHawk, ‘Every Once in a While’
"That was a pivotal song in our career ..."
41 Years Ago: Kenny Rogers Hits No. 1 With ‘She Believes in Me’
On June 9, 1979, Rogers soared to the top of the charts with his single "She Believes in Me," from his 'The Gambler' album.
46 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Hits No. 1 With ‘I Will Always Love You’
On June 8, 1974, Parton's "I Will Always Love You," from her 'Jolene' album, soared to the top of the charts.
11 Years Ago: George Strait’s ‘Troubadour’ Certified Platinum
On June 3, 2009, Strait's 'Troubadour' album was certified platinum, for sales of one million copies.
21 Years Ago: Brad Paisley Releases His Debut Album
On June 1, 1999, Paisley released his debut album, 'Who Needs Pictures', which had two No. 1 hits and sealed his place in country music.
Musical Smartypants: Country Singers Who Learned Before They Earned
In the notoriously volatile entertainment business, no one can argue with having an education to fall back on.