The Boot Staff
42 Years Ago: Kenny Rogers Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
On Sept. 14, 1979, Rogers received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
42 Years Ago: Willie Nelson and Leon Russell Share No. 1 Spot With ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ Rema…
On Sept. 1, 1979, Nelson and Russell hit the No. 1 spot with their remake of the Elvis Presley hit "Heartbreak Hotel."
Top 10 Keith Whitley Songs
Whitley's rich musical legacy makes us wonder what kind of impact he would have made on country music had he lived longer ...
37 Years Ago: Dolly Parton, Sylvester Stallone’s ‘Rhinestone’ Released
Parton and Stallone made an improbable pairing for the 1984 box office dud 'Rhinestone'.
35 Years Ago: Randy Travis Releases Major-Label Debut Album, ‘Storms of Life’
On June 2, 1986, Travis released his major-label debut album, 'Storms of Life', on Warner Bros. Records.
32 Years Ago: Naomi Judd Marries Larry Strickland
Happy anniversary, you two!
27 Years Ago: Faith Hill Hits No. 1 With ‘Piece of My Heart’
On April 30, 1994, Hill topped the charts for the second time with "Piece of My Heart."
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.
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.
58 Years Ago: Patsy Cline Dies in a Plane Crash
Rest in peace, Patsy ...
53 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Proposes to June Carter
On Feb. 22, 1968, Cash proposed to Carter while they were onstage together in London, Ontario, Canada.
52 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Records ‘At San Quentin’ Album
On Feb. 24, 1969, the "Man in Black" recorded his 'At San Quentin' album.