In January of 1982, the Oak Ridge Boys released "Bobbie Sue" as the first single from their album of the same name. The song was co-written by Adele Tyler, Dan Tyler and Wood Newton. In April, the tune earned the Oaks their sixth No. 1 single on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart; it also found success on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100 (No. 12) and the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart (No. 19). Inside, Newton tells The Boot about writing the hit single.
November 7, 2001
The T Bone Burnett-produced O Brother, Where Are Thou? wins Album of the Year and one of its tracks, The Soggy Bottom Boys' "I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow," gets Single of the Year during the 35th Country Music Association awards in Nashville.
The 2014 CMA Fest went out with a bang on Sunday (June 9), the last day of the four-day music festival. It was highlighted by performances from several fan-favorite artists who lit up the stage at LP Field in Nashville.