10 Essential Albums for Your Country Music Education
Whether you're a lifelong fan or a country music newbie, there's always something to learn and someone new to discover.
50 Country Songs Everyone Must Hear Before They Die
The Boot rounds up a list of 50 country, Americana, alt-country, bluegrass and folk songs that everyone should hear at least once in their lifetime.
56 Years Ago: Hank Williams Among First Inductees Into Country Music Hall of Fame
On Nov. 3, 1961, Hank Williams, publisher Fred Rose and Jimmie Rodgers were among the first inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Collin Raye Hopes to Craft a Hank Williams Tribute Album
Collin Raye reveals that he would like to do an album of Hank Williams songs, as a tribute to the singer.
Country Artists With Alter Egos
A number of country music's biggest stars have taken on new personas to flush out new creative opportunities, and not all of these alter egos were meant as jokes. Sure, one can't imagine Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum pursuing a full-time career as Dick Fantastic, but several superstars…
Hank Williams Biopic Update: Elizabeth Olsen Joins Cast, Hank III Shares His Thoughts
The Hank Williams biopic 'I Saw the Light' just got a lot more star power. 'The Avengers' star Elizabeth Olsen has signed on to play Williams' wife, Audrey Mae. Olsen will join Tom Hiddleston in the film, which is expected to start shooting in Louisiana next month.
Tom Hiddleston Crashes Music Festival to Sing Hank Williams Covers
When Loki isn't pestering the Asgardians or waging war against Earth with his Chitauri army, he's making unannounced appearances at country music festivals to belt out some songs. No, seriously! Actor Tom Hiddleston crashed the Wheatland Music Festival in Michigan this past weekend to sing…