The Boot Staff
18 Years Ago: Keith Urban’s ‘Golden Road’ Is Certified Platinum
On Aug. 27, 2003, Urban's 'Golden Road' album was certified platinum, for sales of one million copies.
Top 10 Kacey Musgraves Songs
Musgraves' songs are some of the best-written in contemporary country music.
Top 10 Lee Ann Womack Songs
Womack's songs are some of the most traditional-sounding in contemporary country music.
17 Years Ago: Big & Rich’s ‘Horse of a Different Color’ Certified Platinum
On May 4, 2004, Big & Rich's debut album, 'Horse of a Different Color', was certified platinum, for sales of one million units.
Top 10 Judds Lyrics
The best of the Judds lyrics, counted down.
37 Years Ago: The Judds Earn First Billboard No. 1 With ‘Mama He’s Crazy’
On Aug. 4, 1984, the Judds earned their first No. 1 hit with "Mama He's Crazy," from their freshman 'Wynonna & Naomi' EP.
32 Years Ago: Reba McEntire Hits No. 1 With ‘Cathy’s Clown’
On July 29, 1989, McEntire earned her 13th No. 1 single with "Cathy's Clown," which was originally recorded by the Everly Brothers.
27 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Performs With KISS on ‘The Tonight Show’
On July 13, 1994, Brooks performed "Hard Luck Woman" with the rock band on 'The Tonight Show'.
28 Years Ago: Garth Brooks’ ‘That Summer’ Hits No. 1
On July 3, 1993, Brooks earned his 10th No. 1 hit with "That Summer."
32 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Signs His First Recording Contract
On June 26, 1989, the struggling young country singer signed his first recording contract.