53 Years Ago: Tammy Wynette Hits No. 1 With ‘D-I-V-O-R-C-E’
On June 29, 1968, Wynette hit No. 1 on the U.S. country charts with "D-I-V-O-R-C-E."
Scotty McCreery + Gabi Dugal — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
McCreery and Dugal are young, but they're longtime sweethearts.
32 Years Ago: Mary Chapin Carpenter Releases ‘State of the Heart’
On June 13, 1989, Mary Chapin Carpenter released her second album, 'State of the Heart'.
8 Years Ago: Cassadee Pope Releases Her Debut Country Single, ‘Wasting All These Tears’
On May 31, 2013, Pope released "Wasting All These Tears," her debut country single.
13 Years Ago: Darius Rucker Releases His Debut Country Single
On May 27, 2008, Darius Rucker released his debut country single, "Don't Think I Don't Think About It."
Tammy Wynette’s Heartbroken Persona, Reconsidered
Considering Wynette simply as a one-dimensional conduit for drama and heartache does a disservice to the nuanced contours of her work.
Travis Tritt + Theresa Nelson — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
The idea that country's bad boy was settling down was a surprise to many — including Tritt himself.
8 Years Ago: Kacey Musgraves Debuts With ‘Same Trailer Different Park’
On March 19, 2013, Musgraves released her major-label debut album, 'Same Trailer Different Park'.
28 Years Ago: Toby Keith Releases His Debut Single, ‘Should’ve Been a Cowboy’
In February of 1993, Keith released his debut single, "Should've Been a Cowboy."
42 Years Ago: Eddie Rabbitt Hits No. 1 With ‘Every Which Way But Loose’
For the week starting Feb. 10, 1979, Rabbitt hit No. 1 on the charts with "Every Which Way But Loose."
28 Years Ago: Willie Nelson Settles With the IRS
On Feb. 2, 1993, Nelson finally settled his long-outstanding debt to the IRS.