The Boot Staff
28 Years Ago: Garth Brooks’ ‘That Summer’ Hits No. 1
On July 3, 1993, Brooks earned his 10th No. 1 hit with "That Summer."
Top 10 Keith Whitley Songs
Whitley's rich musical legacy makes us wonder what kind of impact he would have made on country music had he lived longer ...
32 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Signs His First Recording Contract
On June 26, 1989, the struggling young country singer signed his first recording contract.
28 Years Ago: Brooks & Dunn’s ‘Brand New Man’ Goes Triple Platinum
On June 23, 1993, 'Brand New Man' album was certified triple platinum.
32 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut
On June 24, 1989, Brooks made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
Top 10 Kris Kristofferson Songs
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37 Years Ago: Dolly Parton, Sylvester Stallone’s ‘Rhinestone’ Released
Parton and Stallone made an improbable pairing for the 1984 box office dud 'Rhinestone'.
Top 10 Country Songs About Summertime
"Summertime, and the livin' is easy" -- so goes the old American standard.
33 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Signs With Capitol Records
On June 17, 1988, Brooks signed with Capitol Records.
52 Years Ago: ‘Hee Haw’ Makes Prime-Time Debut on CBS
On June 15, 1969, the TV show 'Hee Haw' made its prime-time debut on CBS.