The Boot Staff
41 Years Ago: Willie Nelson Hits No. 1 With ‘My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys’
On March 8, 1980, Nelson's "My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys" soared to the top of the charts, becoming his fifth No. 1 hit.
From ‘Nashville Star’ to Nashville Star: Miranda Lambert Through the Years
Lambert has never failed to deliver the thrills!
58 Years Ago: Patsy Cline Performs Her Final Show
On March 3, 1963, Cline performed her final show in Kansas City, Kan.
22 Years Ago: Brad Paisley’s Debut Single Is Released
On Feb. 22, 1999, Paisley released his debut single.
11 Years Ago: Lady A Earn Double-Platinum Single for ‘Need You Now’
On Feb. 18, 2010, Lady A's "Need You Now" single was certified double-platinum, for sales of 2 million copies.
11 Years Ago: Miranda Lambert’s ‘Revolution’ Album Goes Gold
On Feb. 16, 2010, Lambert earned a gold record.
Top 10 Country Love Songs
The Boot counts down the Top 10 love songs in country music.
16 Years Ago: Rascal Flatts Ride to No. 1 With ‘Bless the Broken Road’
On Feb. 12, 2005, "Bless the Broken Road" hit No. 1.
Top 10 Sara Evans Songs
Evans' songs are some of the most-played at radio over the course of the last decade.
47 Years Ago: Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene’ Becomes a No. 1 Hit
On Feb. 2, 1974, Parton earned her second No. 1 hit with "Jolene."
28 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Sings the National Anthem at Super Bowl XXVII
On Jan. 31, 1993, Brooks sang the National Anthem at the Super Bowl, but not without controversy.
33 Years Ago: Randy Travis’ ‘Always & Forever’ Goes Double Platinum
On Jan. 29, 1988, Travis earned his first double-platinum album, for 'Always & Forever'.