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75 Years Ago: Ronnie Milsap Is Born in North Carolina
Happy birthday to him!
42 Years Ago: ‘Wanted! The Outlaws’ Is Released
In 1976, some of Music City's most eccentric, outside-the-box artists turned the town upside down, staging a commercial revolution against the Nashville establishment that resulted in a paradigm shift in country music.
35 Years Ago: Reba McEntire Earns Her First No. 1 Hit
On Jan. 8, 1983, McEntire earned her first No. 1 hit with "Can't Even Get the Blues."
Introducing The Boot’s 2018 Artists to Watch
Check back as The Boot unveils its list of artists to watch for 2018!
Trace Adkins Recalls His First Time on the Radio: ‘My Heart Started Pounding’
Trace Adkins recalls hearing himself on the radio for the first time.
POLL: What’s Your Favorite Christmas Country Song?
Christmas is just around the corner, which means it's time to crank up the holiday tunes, pour a tall glass of ... er, eggnog, and get in the spirit of the season.
POLL: Which Country Star Would Make the Best Santa Claus?
Vote for the country star who you think would make the best Santa Claus.
Vince Gill Earned New Fans During His First Time on the Radio
Vince Gill recalls hearing himself on the radio for the first time.