40 Years Ago: Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton’s ‘Islands in the Stream’ Tops Pop, Country Charts
For the two chart weeks dated Oct. 29 and Nov. 5, 1983, Rogers and Parton pulled off quite a feat.
30 Years Ago: Faith Hill Releases Her Debut Album, ‘Take Me as I Am’
On Oct. 12, 1993, Hill released her debut album, 'Take Me as I Am'.
30 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Releases ‘In Pieces’
On Aug. 31, 1993, Brooks released his fifth studio album, 'In Pieces'.
25 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Hits No. 1 With ‘To Make You Feel My Love’
On Aug. 1, 1998, Brooks reached No. 1 on the country charts with a cover of the Bob Dylan-written "To Make You Feel My Love."
20 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Gives His Final Public Live Performance
On July 5, 2003, Cash gave his final public live performance, a 30-minute set at the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Va.
30 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney Signs His First Record Deal
On June 30, 1993, Chesney signed his first record deal, with the newly opened country division of Capricorn Records.
55 Years Ago: Tammy Wynette Hits No. 1 With ‘D-I-V-O-R-C-E’
On June 29, 1968, Wynette hit No. 1 on the U.S. country charts with "D-I-V-O-R-C-E."
60 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."
Josh Turner + Jennifer Ford — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Little did Turner know at the time that furthering his education would also change his personal life.
34 Years Ago: Mary Chapin Carpenter Releases ‘State of the Heart’
On June 13, 1989, Mary Chapin Carpenter released her second album, 'State of the Heart'.