The Boot Staff
32 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Serves as Host and Musical Guest on ‘SNL’
On April 15, 1989, Parton served as both the host and musical guest on 'Saturday Night Live'.
13 Years Ago: ‘Can You Duet’ Premieres on CMT
On April 14, 2008, the TV show 'Can You Duet' premiered on CMT, introducing the newly formed duo Joey + Rory.
62 Years Ago: George Jones Earns First No. 1 Single With ‘White Lightning’
On April 13, 1959, Jones earned his first No. 1 single.
32 Years Ago: Keith Whitley Hits No. 1 With ‘I’m No Stranger to the Rain’
On April 8, 1989, "I'm No Stranger to the Rain" became Whitley's last No. 1 hit before his death from alcoholism.
5 Country Pups You Should Be Following on Instagram
Yes, country stars are fun to follow on Instagram -- but so are their dogs!
21 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Wraps Up Spring Training With the New York Mets
On March 19, 2000, Brooks wrapped up spring training with the New York Mets.
21 Years Ago: Toby Keith Hits No. 1 With ‘How Do You Like Me Now?!’
On March 18, 2000, Keith soared to the top of the charts with his single "How Do You Like Me Now?!" from his album of the same name.
Brad Paisley + Kimberly Williams Paisley — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
As a teenager in Glen Dale, W. Va., Paisley took a date to see the film 'Father of the Bride' and couldn't help but notice its lead actress ...
51 Years Ago: Merle Haggard Hits No. 1 With ‘The Fightin’ Side of Me’
On March 14, 1970, Haggard scored his ninth No. 1 hit.
22 Years Ago: Trisha Yearwood Joins the Grand Ole Opry
On March 13, 1999, Yearwood was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.