The Boot Staff
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 ..."
31 Years Ago: Keith Whitley Hits No. 1 With ‘I Wonder Do You Think of Me’
Sept. 9, 1989, was a bittersweet day for friends and family of the late Whitley.
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.
31 Years Ago: George Strait Hits No. 1 With ‘What’s Going on in Your World’
On July 22, 1989, Strait soared to the top of the charts with his single "What's Going on in Your World."
27 Years Ago: Brooks & Dunn’s ‘Brand New Man’ Goes Triple Platinum
On June 23, 1993, 'Brand New Man' album was certified triple platinum.
32 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Signs With Capitol Records
On June 17, 1988, Brooks signed with Capitol Records.
61 Years Ago: George Jones Earns First No. 1 Single With ‘White Lightning’
On April 13, 1959, Jones earned his first No. 1 single.
Kenny Rogers Dead at 81
Kenny Rogers has died. He was 81 years old.
22 Years Ago: Sara Evans Makes Her Grand Ole Opry Debut
On March 7, 1998, Evans made her debut at the Grand Ole Opry.
21 Years Ago: Brad Paisley’s Debut Single Is Released
On Feb. 22, 1999, Paisley released his debut single.