GAC Time Machine: George Strait’s “The Cowboy Rides Away”

George Strait announced last week that it’s time to hang up his spurs. His new tour, The Cowboy Rides Away Tour, will likely be his last big stretch of tour dates. George named the tour after his hit song “The Cowboy Rides Away.” It’s a fitting title, as he has used the song to close [...] Read More

GAC Time Machine: Tim McGraw’s “Indian Outlaw”

Tim McGraw’s “Indian Outlaw” came in at No. 49 on GAC’s Top 50 Videos of the ’90s and with good reason. In the video, directed by Sherman Halsey, a long-haired Tim is center stage for most of it, performing the song – with some killer dance moves – while couples tear up the dance floor around [...] Read More

GAC Time Machine: Shania Twain’s “Any Man Of Mine”

It was just about this very same week back in 1995 when Shania Twain hit the top of the Billboard country chart with “Any Man of Mine,” a song that quickly became an anthem for women everywhere. Written by Shania and her then-husband Mutt Lange, the song was Shania’s very first No. 1 single and [...] Read More

GAC’s Top 10 Artists Who Defined the ’90s

As FM radio expanded in the early ’90s, Americans who only knew cowboy hats and a couple of Willie Nelson songs were introduced to stars like Garth Brooks, George Strait and Reba McEntire. It was a great time for country music; the genre was booming and the rest of America was taking notice. Here’s our list [...] Read More

GAC Time Machine: Alan Jackson’s “Don’t Rock The Jukebox”

It’s hard to believe that 20 years ago this week, back in 1991, Alan Jackson‘s smash hit “Don’t Rock The Jukebox” was sitting at the top of the Billboard charts. It held the top spot for 3 weeks before getting knocked off by Ricky Van Shelton’s “I’m A Simple Man.” “Don’t Rock The Jukebox” was [...] Read More