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.
47 Years Ago: Gram Parsons Dies
On Sept. 19, 1973, Parsons passed away from an overdose of morphine and alcohol.
Story Behind the Song: Steel Magnolia, ‘Keep on Lovin’ You’
"The title was something that just fell out of Chris' mouth. He picked up his old Gibson guitar that is maybe 60 years old, and he just started singing ..."
17 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Dies
On Sept. 12, 2003, Cash passed away after suffering complications from diabetes.
When Worlds Collide: 10 Country Music-Meets-Football Crossovers
The crossover between the gridiron and Music Row has been heavily trafficked over the years.
Story Behind the Song: John Rich, ‘The Good Lord and the Man’
"When I wrote that line, I looked down at the page and thought, 'I don't know if I can say that or not.' But then I realized it probably won't upset people, because it's the truth!"
10 Things You May Not Know About Jake Owen
The Florida-born Owen wasn't always planning on being a country singer ...
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.