The Boot Staff
47 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings’ ‘I’m a Ramblin’ Man’ Hits No. 1
On Sept. 28, 1974, Jennings soared to the top of the charts with "I'm a Ramblin' Man," from his album 'The Ramblin' Man'.
17 Years Ago: Reba McEntire Reaches No. 1 With ‘Somebody’
On Aug. 7, 2004, McEntire earned her 22nd No. 1 hit with "Somebody," from her 'Room to Breathe' album.
Top 10 Ricky Skaggs Songs
Skaggs' songs are some of the most beloved and most awarded in country music history.
The 10 Sexiest Songs in Country Music
Need a romantic ballad to put you in the mood? Looking for just the right hit to crank up the heat? From sultry slow-burns to five-alarm infernos, there's a sexy country song for every situation.
Top 10 Catchy Country Songs
When your head gives a song more spins than your local radio station, that song becomes what's called an "earworm."
37 Years Ago: Dolly Parton, Sylvester Stallone’s ‘Rhinestone’ Released
Parton and Stallone made an improbable pairing for the 1984 box office dud 'Rhinestone'.
17 Years Ago: Gretchen Wilson’s ‘Here for the Party’ Goes Gold, Platinum
On June 21, 2004, Wilson struck gold -- and platinum.
33 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Signs With Capitol Records
On June 17, 1988, Brooks signed with Capitol Records.
What Is Country Music? For Lee Brice, It’s Personal
"It's the stories of our life ..."
Top 10 Country Songs About Fire
The Boot counts down our picks for the 10 best country songs about fire.
18 Years Ago: Dwight Yoakam Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
On June 5, 2003, Yoakam received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Top 10 Funny Brad Paisley Songs
Some of Paisley's best-loved songs aren't the ones that cut deep to the heart or mine through a lot of emotion. Rather, he's known for a category of songs that only he can pull off: funny songs.