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Country Weekly 1999 Issue Archive

1999-01-05 Best of 1998 1999-01-12 Tracy Byrd 1999-01-19 LeAnn Rimes is All Over the Planet 1999-01-26 Dixie Chicks Keep Up Great Musical Tradition Deep In the Heart of Texas 1999-02-02 Randy Travis Martina McBride Getting Better and Better 1999-02-09 Vince Gill Celebrates 15 Years of Making Hits 1999-02-16 Alan Garth and Clint By Their Loving…MORE

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill: Country Crowns Its Newest Super Couple

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill: Country Crowns Its Newest Super Couple

Originally published in the October 05, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Hail the new king and queen — Tim McGraw and Faith Hill! Country music has enjoyed a long procession of “royal couples” — high‑profile husband‑and‑wife teams that share both their music and their personal lives with fans. But no other princely pair has ever…MORE

Faith Hill & Tim McGraw Timeline (1999)

Faith Hill & Tim McGraw Timeline (1999)

Originally published in the October 05, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. May 1, 1967 – Samuel Timothy McGraw is born in Delhi, La. Sept. 21, 1967 – Audrey Faith Perry is born in Jackson, Miss. 1970 – At age 3, Tim performs “Jesus Loves Me” in church 1970 – (Faith at age 3, singing in…MORE

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill: Country’s Leading Lovebirds

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill: Country’s Leading Lovebirds

Originally published in the October 05, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. No wonder they called it the “Spontaneous Combustion” tour. By the time the dust had settled from the wildly successful 1996-1997 outing, headliner Tim McGraw and his opening act, Faith Hill, were husband and wife, and the explosion of their love resulted in a…MORE

Randy Travis: The Comeback Kid

Randy Travis: The Comeback Kid

Originally published in the October 05, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Randy Travis’ hardcore-country style redefined the music in 1986 and ushered in a new era of traditionalism. Then he hit a slump and fell out of favor with country radio. But now he’s back with a vengeance. “I was scared when I put out…MORE

Martina McBride Puts Passion Into a New Album “Emotion”

Martina McBride Puts Passion Into a New Album “Emotion”

Originally published in the October 05, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Martina McBride’s new album is called Emotion. But with the speed of the record’s new single, the only emotion she’s feeling these days is elation. “I’ve never had a single move this fast,” says Martina about “I Love You,” which zoomed into the Top…MORE

Brooks & Dunn Storm Ahead with New Music on New Album “Tight Rope”

Brooks & Dunn Storm Ahead with New Music on New Album “Tight Rope”

Originally published in the October 05, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Perhaps Brooks & Dunn should modify the ampersand in their title. Of the 13 songs on their new Tight Rope CD, Ronnie Dunn and Kix Brooks had a hand in writing all but one. Yet, these two talented songslingers didn’t co-write any of the…MORE

Story Behind the Song: Lonestar’s “Amazed”

Story Behind the Song: Lonestar’s “Amazed”

Originally published in the October 05, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. “Amazed”  performed by Lonestar Words and music by Aimee Mayo, Chris Lindsey and Marv Green Aimee Mayo knows the secret behind writing a great romantic song: Turn out the lights. Fire up some candles — lots of them. And lure a couple of handsome…MORE

Ten Years of Garth Brooks: 1989—1999

Ten Years of Garth Brooks: 1989—1999

Originally published in the March 23, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Lynn Shults didn’t expect lightning to strike when he walked into Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe in 1988. After all, the featured singer was a youngster the Capitol Records executive had turned down just a month earlier. But the nervous Garth Brooks who flunked that…MORE

Star Stats: Porter Wagoner

Star Stats: Porter Wagoner

Originally published in the March 23, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Full name: Porter Wayne Wagoner Birth: Aug. 12, 1927 Death: Oct. 28, 2007 [updated Dec. 3, 2007] Birthplace: South Fork township of Missouri, just outside of Lanton Raised: West Plains, Mo. Hair: silver/gray, curly Eyes: blue Parents: father Charley; mother Bertha Siblings: sisters…MORE

Country Weekly 1999-01-05 The Best of ’98

Country Weekly 1999-01-05 The Best of ’98

Read the Feature Stories from the Jan. 5, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine! Top 10 Country Albums of 1998 Top 10 Country Songs of 1998 Top 10 Country Tours of 1998MORE

Top 10 Country Songs of 1998

Top 10 Country Songs of 1998

What a year for Tim McGraw! He’s connected to all four of the top songs — one’s his own, one’s his wife’s and he co-produced the other two. Here are all 10 of the most-played songs on the radio for 1998, as gauged by radio airplay at stations monitored by Broadcast Data Systems, whose information…MORE

Top 10 Country Tours of 1998

Top 10 Country Tours of 1998

Garth Brooks worked his way to the top of the Top 10 tours list. With 105 shows, he performed at the pace of a hungry young country rookie. Other superstar acts burning up the road included Shania Twain, Brooks & Dunn and Reba McEntire. George Strait went in the opposite direction, with fewer but bigger…MORE

Top 10 Country Albums of 1998

Top 10 Country Albums of 1998

Garth Brooks and LeAnn Rimes each had two of the 10 best-selling albums in 1998 — three for Garth if you count his contribution to the Hope Floats soundtrack. But it wasn’t much of a year for new artists — only the Dixie Chicks enjoyed a breakthrough — or for new albums: half of the…MORE

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Rose Colored

Rose Colored

Maggie Rose will drop her new album, Change the Whole Thing, on Sept. 21, with upcoming tour stops in Nashville (Sept. 26) and Atlanta (Sept. 27).