44 Years Ago: Tammy Wynette Reportedly Abducted in Nashville
On Oct. 4, 1978, Wynette was reportedly abducted from the parking lot of the Cain-Sloan Department Store in the Nashville neighborhood of Green Hills.
54 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Hits No. 1 With ‘Folsom Prison Blues’
On July 20, 1968, Cash hit No. 1 on the country charts with a live version of "Folsom Prison Blues."
54 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."
Dolly Parton’s ‘I Will Always Love You': Why the Iconic Breakup Song Endures
On June 8, 1974, Parton's "I Will Always Love You" started its first and only week at No. 1 on the charts.
14 Years Ago: Darius Rucker Releases His Debut Country Single
On May 27, 2008, Darius Rucker released his debut country single, "Don't Think I Don't Think About It."
48 Years Ago: Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn Hit No. 1 With ‘Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man’
On Aug. 18, 1973, Twitty and Lynn landed at No. 1 on the Billboard country chart with "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man."
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Top 10 Darius Rucker Songs
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24 Years Ago: Shania Twain’s ‘You’re Still the One’ Hits No. 1
On May 2, 1998, "You're Still the One" hit No. 1 on the country singles chart.
34 Years Ago: Clint Black Signs With RCA Records
The label's been home to Elvis Presley, Kenny Rogers and the Judds, among others.