51 Years Ago: Glen Campbell Records ‘Gentle on My Mind’

May 17, 2018 0

On May 17, 1967, Glen Campbell recorded “Gentle on My Mind,” which became one of the biggest hits of his career. Continue reading… This Article Was Originally Posted at www.TheBoot.com http://theboot.com/glen-campbell-gentle-on-my-mind/

17 Years Ago: Tim McGraw Earns Honorary Doctorate

May 12, 2018 0

On May 12, 2001, McGraw earned an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Continue reading… This Article Was Originally Posted at www.TheBoot.com http://theboot.com/tim-mcgraw-honorary-doctorate/

29 Years Ago: Keith Whitley Dies

May 9, 2018 0

Whitley died at the age of 34 from alcohol poisoning. Continue reading… This Article Was Originally Posted at www.TheBoot.com http://theboot.com/keith-whitley-dies/

42 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree

May 8, 2018 0

On May 8, 1976, “the Man in Black” received an honorary doctorate degree from National University in San Diego, Calif. Continue reading… This Article Was Originally Posted at www.TheBoot.com http://theboot.com/johnny-cash-honorary-doctorate-national-university/

17 Years Ago: Blake Shelton Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut

May 5, 2018 0

On May 5, 2001, Shelton made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry, performing “Austin,” from his self-titled debut album. Continue reading… This Article Was Originally Posted at www.TheBoot.com http://theboot.com/blake-shelton-grand-ole-opry-debut/

30 Years Ago: Clint Black Signs With RCA Records

May 2, 2018 0

The label’s been home to Elvis Presley, Kenny Rogers and the Judds, among others. Continue reading… This Article Was Originally Posted at www.TheBoot.com http://theboot.com/clint-black-rca-records/

43 Years Ago: Willie Nelson Releases ‘Red Headed Stranger’

May 1, 2018 0

When Nelson recorded ‘Red Headed Stranger’ in 1975, his record label thought it was too difficult a listening experience to succeed. Continue reading… This Article Was Originally Posted at www.TheBoot.com http://theboot.com/willie-nelson-red-headed-stranger/

62 Years Ago: Elvis Presley Bombs in Las Vegas Debut

April 23, 2018 0

On this day (April 23) in 1956, Presley made his debut in Las Vegas, where his performance was not well received. Continue reading… This Article Was Originally Posted at www.TheBoot.com http://theboot.com/elvis-presley-las-vegas-debut/

29 Years Ago: Clint Black Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut

April 22, 2018 0

On April 22, 1989, Black made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry, just as his first single, “A Better Man,” was climbing the charts. Continue reading… This Article Was Originally Posted at www.TheBoot.com http://theboot.com/clint-black-grand-ole-opry/

12 Years Ago: Jo Dee Messina Runs the Boston Marathon

April 17, 2018 0

On April 17, 2006, Messina ran the Boston Marathon … and completed the race, even after injuring her knee. Continue reading… This Article Was Originally Posted at www.TheBoot.com http://theboot.com/jo-dee-messina-boston-marathon/

10 Years Ago: ‘Can You Duet’ Premieres on CMT

April 14, 2018 0

On April 14, 2008, the TV show ‘Can You Duet’ premiered on CMT, introducing the newly formed duo Joey + Rory. Continue reading… This Article Was Originally Posted at www.TheBoot.com http://theboot.com/joey-and-rory-can-you-duet/

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