The Boot Staff
21 Years Ago: Tim McGraw Hits No. 1 With ‘Something Like That’
On Sept. 25, 1999, McGraw earned his 10th No. 1 hit with "Something Like That."
31 Years Ago: Clint Black Picks Up First Gold Album for ‘Killin’ Time’
On Sept. 24, 1989, Black earned his first gold record, for his freshman album, 'Killin' Time'.
Story Behind the Song: Steel Magnolia, ‘Keep on Lovin’ You’
"The title was something that just fell out of Chris' mouth. He picked up his old Gibson guitar that is maybe 60 years old, and he just started singing ..."
11 Years Ago: Taylor Swift’s Feud With Kanye West Begins at the MTV Video Music Awards
On Sept. 13, 2009, Swift's acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards for "You Belong With Me" was infamously interrupted by Kanye West.
16 Years Ago: Terri Clark Hits No. 1 With ‘Girls Lie Too’
On Sept. 11, 2004, Clark earned her second No. 1 hit in the United States with her single "Girls Lie Too."
41 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings’ ‘Greatest Hits’ Album Certified Platinum
On Sept. 7, 1979, Jennings' 'Greatest Hits' album was certified platinum, for sales in excess of one million units.
Top 10 Jo Dee Messina Songs
Messina songs have a lot of attitude.
Top 10 Lee Ann Womack Songs
Womack's songs are some of the most traditional-sounding in contemporary country music.
16 Years Ago: Big & Rich’s ‘Horse of a Different Color’ Certified Platinum
On May 4, 2004, Big & Rich's debut album, 'Horse of a Different Color', was certified platinum, for sales of one million units.
Story Behind the Song: James Otto, ‘Where Angels Hang Around’
"We tried to put ourselves in the position of being a father: What would you be going through?"
36 Years Ago: The Judds Earn First Billboard No. 1 With ‘Mama He’s Crazy’
On Aug. 4, 1984, the Judds earned their first No. 1 hit with "Mama He's Crazy," from their freshman 'Wynonna & Naomi' EP.
Top 10 Country Vacation Songs
There's nothing we look forward to more through the long winter months than the prospect of a nice, relaxing (and preferably tropical) vacation.