The Boot Staff
32 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'.
22 Years Ago: Lonestar Collect First Platinum Album for ‘Lonely Grill’
On Sept. 24, 1999, Lonestar scored their first platinum album.
19 Years Ago: Keith Urban’s ‘Golden Road’ Is Certified Platinum
On Aug. 27, 2003, Urban's 'Golden Road' album was certified platinum, for sales of one million copies.
18 Years Ago: Gretchen Wilson Hits No. 1 With ‘Redneck Woman’
On May 29, 2004, Wilson earned her first No.1 hit with her debut single, "Redneck Woman," from her album 'Here for the Party'.
Top 10 Sara Evans Songs
Evans' songs are some of the most-played at radio over the course of the last decade.
72 Years Ago: Sun Studio Opens in Memphis, Tenn.
Jan. 3, 1950, was an historic day for country music, although no one was aware of it at the time.
Kellie Pickler + Kyle Jacobs — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Country singer Pickler and songwriter beau Jacobs planned an elaborate Nashville wedding, then decided they didn't need pomp and circumstance to say "I do."
Willie Nelson: See the Red-Headed Stranger Through the Years [PICTURES]
Nelson's trademark braids make him one of the most instantly recognizable celebrities in the world -- but he looked a little (okay, a lot) different in his early years.
37 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson Record ‘Highwayman’
Talk about an anniversary to remember!
The Boot’s Weekly Picks: Molly Tuttle, Camille Parker and More
Take a listen to 10 of our favorite new tracks from country, Americana and beyond.