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1970s Country Music

With 'He Stopped Loving Her Today,' George Jones Return...

September 12, 2020

George Jones in 1978. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) When George Jones recorded "He Stopped Loving Her Today," he didn't just need a hit -- he ...

Hank Williams Jr: The Outlaw Bocephus Who Made Nashvill...

May 26, 2020

Photo of Hank Williams Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images For the son of Hank Williams, one of the most important figures in country music, life shou...

Dolly Parton: Stories And Facts About The Nashville Leg...

February 2, 2020

Dolly Parton is a story with a soundtrack. Hits like "Jolene," "I Will Always Love You," and "9 to 5" make us smile and sing along, but the arc of her life f...

Crystal Gayle, The 'Brown Eyes Blue' Country Star, Then...

January 9, 2020

Crystal Gayle performs onstage at the Volunteer Jam , Nashville, Tennessee, January 30, 1982. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images) Whether you know Crystal Gay...

Johnny Cash: True Stories Of The Wildman In Black

February 1, 2019

Johnny Cash at the Hammersmith Odeon, London, 1966. (Getty/Photo by Jan Olofsson/Redferns) Even among rough-and-tumble country singers, few lived a life as eventful...

Tanya Tucker And 'Delta Dawn:' From Teen Star To Wild C...

September 27, 2018

Left: Tanya Tucker circa 1983, photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images. Right: Tucker on the cover of her 1980 album 'Dreamlovers.' Source: discogs.co...

John Denver: America's Favorite Country Boy In The '70s

August 20, 2018

Left: John Denver on 'Saturday Night Live With Howard Cosell' on September 20, 1975. (Photo by Ann Limongello/ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) Right: Denve...

Country Music Legends Johnny Cash and June Carter and T...

March 13, 2018

Johnny Cash Hammersmith Odeon Johnny Cash and June Carter, Performing At Hammersmith Odeon, London 01/01/1976 (Sony Music Archive/Getty Images/Tom Sheehan) ...

Dolly Parton: Country Music's Backwoods Barbie, Then An...

October 30, 2017

Country music star Dolly Parton has been wowing audiences for years with her unbridled music and acting abilities. A plus for her audiences was the fact tha...