The Boot Staff
21 Years Ago: Lonestar Collect First Platinum Album for ‘Lonely Grill’
On Sept. 24, 1999, Lonestar scored their first platinum album.
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'.
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.
POLL: What’s Your Favorite Country Song About Football?
One is America's favorite sport, and the other is America's favorite music. So it's no surprise that there are some great country songs about football.
26 Years Ago: Trisha Yearwood Hits No. 1 With ‘XXX’s and OOO’s (An American Girl)’
On Sept. 10, 1994, Yearwood's single "XXX's and OOO's (An American Girl)" became her second No. 1 hit.
11 Years Ago: Jason Aldean Goes Gold With ‘Big Green Tractor’
On Sept. 2, 2009, Aldean's single "Big Green Tractor," from his 'Wide Open' album, earned gold status.
17 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.
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?"
11 Years Ago: Brooks & Dunn Announce Their Split
On Aug. 10, 2009, Brooks & Dunn announced that they were splitting up, after more than 20 years as a duo.
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.
26 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Performs With KISS on ‘The Tonight Show’
On July 13, 1994, Brooks performed "Hard Luck Woman" with the rock band on 'The Tonight Show'.
37 Years Ago: Ricky Skaggs Hits No. 1 With ‘Highway 40 Blues’
On July 9, 1983, Skaggs soared to the top of the charts with his single "Highway 40 Blues," from his No. 1 'Highways & Heartaches' album.