Contact Us
Remember When

Remember When

Clay Walker
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
[

Remember When Doctors Gave Clay Walker a Death Sentence?

In 1996 a doctor told Clay Walker he'd be in a wheelchair by 2000, and dead by 2004. It was a grim prognosis for a singer who was just beginning a superstar career. He was 26 years old, had a handful of No. 1 hits and a baby girl waiting for him at home. At first, the Texan just accepted the news.

Read More

Category: Remember When Tags:
Garth Brooks New York Mets
Matthew Stockman, Getty Images
[

Remember When Garth Brooks Played for the New York Mets?

Major League Baseball spring training is right around the corner, and in the year 2000, that meant country superstar Garth Brooks reported for duty to the New York Mets clubhouse. It was the second of three stints the singer had in the bigs, and he left with an unimpressive batting average.

Read More

Category: Remember When Tags:
carrie underwood super bowl national anthem
YouTube
[

Remember When Carrie Underwood Sang the National Anthem at the Super Bowl?

Carrie Underwood gave one of the most powerful performances of the national anthem in Super Bowl history when she performed at the game in 2010.

Read More

Marlee Matlin Garth Brooks
George Rose, Getty Images
[

Remember When Garth Brooks Almost Didn’t Perform the National Anthem at the Super Bowl?

Garth Brooks reportedly nearly walked out on performing the national anthem at the Super Bowl in 1993 — and re-defined the rules for Super Bowl performers in the process.

Read More

Category: Remember When Tags:
Faith Hill
Larry Busacca, Getty Images
[

Remember When Faith Hill Sang the National Anthem at the Super Bowl?

In 2000, just before the Los Angeles Rams defeated the Tennessee Titans at Super Bowl XXXIV with a score of 23–16, Faith Hill sang the National Anthem, and she killed it.

Read More

Shania Twain
Al Bello, Getty Images
[

Remember When Shania Twain Rocked the Super Bowl Halftime Show? [Watch]

It's been more than a decade since a country singer took the stage during the Super Bowl's halftime show. Shania Twain was the last to do it, playing two songs during Super Bowl XXXVII in San Diego, Calif. in 2003. Her performance, which you can watch here, holds up nicely in comparison to more modern productions.

Read More

Category: Remember When Tags:
Willie-Nelson
Gabriel Olsen, Getty Images
[

Remember When Willie Nelson Starred in a Super Bowl Commercial?

He's one of the most legendary artists in country music history, but Willie Nelson still doesn't take himself too seriously.

Read More

Category: Remember When Tags:
willie nelson tax bill irs
Scott Gries, Getty Images
[

Remember When Willie Nelson Settled His Tax Bill?

On Feb. 2, 1993, Willie Nelson settled his $16.7 million tax bill with the IRS, in one of the most high-profile tax cases in music history.

Read More

Category: Remember When Tags:
adam-levine-sara-evans
YouTube
[

Remember When Sara Evans and Adam Levine Covered a Stevie Nicks Song?

Sara Evans and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine might not outwardly seem like a musical match made in Heaven, but they teamed up for a very convincing performance of a classic Stevie Nicks song in 2007.

Read More

Category: Remember When Tags:
Vince Gill
[

Remember When Vince Gill Was a Pop Singer?

Vince Gill is one of the most celebrated country artists of his generation, but did you know that prior to launching his country career, he scored a Top 10 hit in the pop charts?

Read More

Category: Remember When Tags:

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://tasteofcountry.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Taste of Country quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!