The Boot Staff
The Boot’s Weekly Picks: Julian Taylor, Dailey & Vincent + More
Get a taste of what's new in country, Americana, folk and beyond.
43 Years Ago: Willie Nelson and Leon Russell Share No. 1 Spot With ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ Remake
On Sept. 1, 1979, Nelson and Russell hit the No. 1 spot with their remake of the Elvis Presley hit "Heartbreak Hotel."
48 Years Ago: George Jones Earns No. 1 Hit With ‘The Grand Tour’
On Aug. 31, 1974, Jones earned a No. 1 hit with his song "The Grand Tour," which was the title track of his 41st studio album.
Top 10 Jo Dee Messina Songs
Messina songs have a lot of attitude.
19 Years Ago: Dierks Bentley’s Major-Label Debut Album Is Released
On Aug. 19, 2003, Bentley's eponymous major-label freshman album was released on Capitol Records.
The Boot’s Weekly Picks: Sunny Sweeney, Steve Moakler + More
Need some new music in your life? We've got you covered.
Kacey Musgraves’ Best Live Shots [PICTURES]
From 'Same Trailer Different Park' to 'Star-Crossed,' take a look at Kacey Musgraves' on-stage evolution.
How Dolly Parton’s Tour Bus Changed John Madden’s Life
The connection between a country music legend and the football icon is a surprising one.
52 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Wins a Record-Setting Five CMA Awards
On Oct. 15, 1969, Cash took home a record-setting five CMA Awards, including the night's highest honor, Entertainer of the Year.
POLL: What’s Your Favorite Country Song About Fall?
Fall is upon us, which means it's time for football, cool nights, cozy scarves and sweaters ... and pumpkin everything.
98 Years Ago: Hank Williams Is Born
Country legend Williams was born on Sept. 17, 1923.
19 Years Ago: Miranda Lambert Signs With Epic Records
On Sept. 15, 2003, Lambert signed a record deal with Epic Records, a few months after coming in third on 'Nashville Star'.