The Boot Staff
Kenny Rogers Dead at 81
Kenny Rogers has died. He was 81 years old.
63 Years Ago: Buddy Holly Killed in a Plane Crash
A country music icon was almost on the plane with him ...
54 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Plays Folsom Prison
On Jan. 13, 1968, Cash played a concert at California's Folsom Prison.
46 Years Ago: ‘Wanted! The Outlaws’ Is Released
In 1976, some of Music City's most eccentric, outside-the-box artists turned the town upside down, staging a commercial revolution against the Nashville establishment that resulted in a paradigm shift in country music.
POLL: What’s Your Favorite Elvis Presley Song?
The influence that Presley had on both rock and country music can hardly be overstated.
72 Years Ago: Sun Studio Opens in Memphis, Tenn.
Jan. 3, 1950, was an historic day for country music, although no one was aware of it at the time.
37 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson Record ‘Highwayman’
Talk about an anniversary to remember!
47 Years Ago: Inaugural Volunteer Jam Held in Nashville
On Oct. 4, 1974, the first-ever Volunteer Jam was held at the War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville.
48 Years Ago: Gram Parsons Dies
On Sept. 19, 1973, Parsons passed away from an overdose of morphine and alcohol.
10 Reasons to Celebrate Johnny Cash’s Legend
He's is nothing less than a national treasure and an absolute legend in not just the country genre but music as a whole.