52 Years Ago: Elvis Presley Returns to Live Performing With ”68 Comeback Special’
On Dec. 3, 1968, Presley made his triumphant return to the stage with an NBC TV special presented by the Singer sewing company.
47 Years Ago: David ‘Stringbean’ Akeman, Wife Estelle Murdered
On the night of Nov. 10, 1973, Akeman and his wife, Estelle, were murdered after interrupting a burglary at their home.
37 Years Ago: Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton’s ‘Islands in the Stream’ Tops Pop, Country Ch…
For the two chart weeks dated Oct. 29 and Nov. 5, 1983, Rogers and Parton pulled off quite a feat.
Top 10 Dwight Yoakam Songs
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Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene': Why the Other-Woman Heart-to-Heart Is Her Most Popular, Iconic So…
Parton has released more than 60 albums and has amassed dozens of indelible singles. So why has "Jolene" in particular risen to the top and become her most iconic song?
20 Playlist-Worthy Country One-Hit Wonders
Here are 20 country No. 1 hits that double as tangible proof that chart success isn't the only way to measure greatness.
Top 10 Country Albums of the 1990s
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27 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Releases ‘In Pieces’
On Aug. 31, 1993, Brooks released his fifth studio album, 'In Pieces'.
7 Years Ago: Florida Georgia Line’s ‘Cruise’ Sets Chart Record
On Aug. 24, 2013, Florida Georgia Line's "Cruise" began its record-setting 24th week at No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart.
22 Years Ago: Jo Dee Messina’s ‘I’m Alright’ Hits No. 1
On Aug. 18, 1998, Messina landed at No. 1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "I'm Alright."
37 Years Ago: George Jones Hits No. 1 With ‘I Always Get Lucky With You’
On July 30, 1983, Jones landed at No. 1 on the charts with "I Always Get Lucky With You."
17 Years Ago: Johnny Cash’s ‘Hurt’ Receives 6 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations
Cash's late-career comeback reached another peak on July 24, 2003.