30 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Releases ‘In Pieces’
On Aug. 31, 1993, Brooks released his fifth studio album, 'In Pieces'.
20 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Gives His Final Public Live Performance
On July 5, 2003, Cash gave his final public live performance, a 30-minute set at the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Va.
30 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney Signs His First Record Deal
On June 30, 1993, Chesney signed his first record deal, with the newly opened country division of Capricorn Records.
55 Years Ago: Tammy Wynette Hits No. 1 With ‘D-I-V-O-R-C-E’
On June 29, 1968, Wynette hit No. 1 on the U.S. country charts with "D-I-V-O-R-C-E."
60 Years Ago: Buck Owens Earns His First No. 1 Single
On June 15, 1963, Owens landed his first No. 1 single: the song "Act Naturally."
Josh Turner + Jennifer Ford — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Little did Turner know at the time that furthering his education would also change his personal life.
34 Years Ago: Mary Chapin Carpenter Releases ‘State of the Heart’
On June 13, 1989, Mary Chapin Carpenter released her second album, 'State of the Heart'.
20 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney Headlines His First Stadium Concert
On June 7, 2003, Chesney set a career milestone: He headlined his first stadium concert.
The ‘Urban Cowboy’ Soundtrack: All the Songs, Ranked
Although 'Urban Cowboy' the movie was a modest hit upon its 1980 release, the 'Urban Cowboy' soundtrack was a much different, more successful story.
‘Urban Cowboy’: 10 Things You Might Not Know About the Movie
On June 6, 1980, 'Urban Cowboy' hit theaters.
29 Years Ago: Toby Keith Earns His First No. 1 Song
On June 5, 1993, Keith earned his first No. 1 song on the Hot Country Songs Billboard chart, "Should've Been a Cowboy."
20 Years Ago: Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett Release ‘It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere’
On June 2, 2003, Jackson and Buffett teamed up to release the pint glasses-clinking ode "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere."