The Boot Staff
23 Years Ago: Sara Evans Scores First No. 1 Hit
On March 6, 1999, Evans earned her first No. 1 hit with "No Place That Far," the title track from her sophomore album.
59 Years Ago: Patsy Cline Dies in a Plane Crash
Rest in peace, Patsy ...
29 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.
27 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Hits No. 1 With ‘Gone Country’
It was Jackson's 10th No. 1 hit.
63 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Performs at San Quentin State Prison
On Jan. 1, 1959, the Man in Black kicked off the new year on a high note.
44 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Earns Her First Gold Album
Parton had already been a country star for a number of years by the time she released her 16th studio album, but the crossover success of the album launched the second phase of her career, in pop music, and earned the superstar her first gold album.
22 Years Ago: Faith Hill Tops the Charts With ‘Breathe’
Dec. 25, 1999, was a Christmas to remember for Hill.
Top 10 Cover Songs in Country Music
Remakes, also commonly known as cover songs, go all the way back to the earliest days of popular music and have stretched across myriad musical genres.
Top 10 Garth Brooks Songs
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33 Years Ago: Keith Whitley Dies
Whitley died at the age of 33 from alcohol poisoning.
32 Years Ago: Clint Black Releases His Debut Album, ‘Killin’ Time’
On May 2, 1989, Black released his debut album, 'Killin' Time,' which sold more than 3 million copies and spawned five No. 1 hits.
Top 10 Willie Nelson Songs
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