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40 Years Ago: Charlie Daniels Hits No. 1 With ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia’
On Aug. 25, 1979, Daniels earned his first No. 1 hit, with his single "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."
16 Years Ago: Trace Adkins Is Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry
On Aug. 23, 2003, Adkins was officially inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
40 Years Ago: Charlie Daniels Earns Gold Single for ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia’
On Aug. 21, 1979, Daniels earned a gold single for "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," from his 'Million Mile Reflections' album.
15 Years Ago: Reba McEntire Reaches No. 1 With ‘Somebody’
On Aug. 7, 2004, McEntire earned her 22nd No. 1 hit with "Somebody," from her 'Room to Breathe' album.
30 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Reaches No. 1 With ‘Why’d You Come in Here Lookin’ Like That’
On Aug. 5, 1989, Parton soared to the top of the charts with her single "Why'd You Come in Here Lookin' Like That."
20 Years Ago: Patsy Cline Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
On Aug. 3, 1999, Cline was posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Top 10 Kenny Chesney Songs
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Introducing The Boot’s 2018 Artists to Watch
These are The Boot's artists to watch for 2018!
45 Years Ago: ‘Austin City Limits’ Premieres on PBS
On Jan. 2, 1975, 'Austin City Limits' premiered on PBS.
Kellie Pickler + Kyle Jacobs — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Country singer Pickler and songwriter beau Jacobs planned an elaborate Nashville wedding, then decided they didn't need pomp and circumstance to say "I do."
Chris Young ‘Did Something Really Stupid’ While Hearing Himself on the Radio for the First…
Chris Young remembers hearing himself on the radio for the first time.