The year 2019 will mark the 50th anniversary of some monumental country albums: In 1969, Waylon JenningsMerle Haggard, Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash were among the artists releasing new music.

Those now-legends and more familiar country names all released new records in the final year of the '60s. Just to Satisfy YouOkie From Muskogee, My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy and At San Quentin are now country classics, but five decades ago, they were just new albums.

Click through the photo gallery below to learn more about these and six other notable country albums that turn the big 5-0 this year.