59 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."
53 Years Ago: ‘The Johnny Cash Show’ Premieres
On June 7, 1969, 'The Johnny Cash Show' premiered on ABC.
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."
43 Years Ago: The Bellamy Brothers Earn Their First Country No. 1
On May 19, 1979, the Bellamy Brothers earned their first country No. 1 hit with the song "If I Said You Have a Beautiful Body Would You Hold It Against Me."
Top 10 Country Songs You Might Not Know Shel Silverstein Wrote
Silverstein was known for his whimsical and twisted children's poetry, but he also was a prolific songwriter, especially for country artists.
43 Years Ago: Eddie Rabbitt Hits No. 1 With ‘Every Which Way But Loose’
For the week starting Feb. 10, 1979, Rabbitt hit No. 1 on the charts with "Every Which Way But Loose."
5 Debut Country Albums That Are Hidden Gems
Not all first releases have been hot sellers -- even albums by artists who would soon come to define and influence country music.
44 Years Ago: ‘Here You Come Again’ Becomes Dolly Parton’s First Gold Single
On Feb. 1, 1978, Parton earned her first-ever gold single.
10 Must-Hear Country Concept Albums
Country music fans need these 10 concept albums in their collections.
Top 10 Country Albums of the 1990s
We still listen to these regularly!