18 Years Ago: Johnny Cash’s ‘Hurt’ Receives 6 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations
Cash's late-career comeback reached another peak on July 24, 2003.
73 Years Ago: Roy Acuff Declares His Candidacy for Tennessee Governor
On July 24, 1948, Acuff declared his candidacy for governor of Tennessee.
Top 10 Country Songs of the 1970s
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28 Years Ago: Alan Jackson’s ‘Chattahoochee’ Climbs to No. 1
On July 17, 1993, Alan Jackson's "Chattahoochee" began its first of four weeks at No. 1 on the charts.
18 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.
53 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."
58 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."
32 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'.
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.
WATCH: 8 Times Country Music Embraced the Eagles
Here's a look back at the Eagles' history with country music that confirms the group's major impact on the genre.