You Think You Know ’90s Country Music?
The 1990s changed everything about country music. Stars like Garth Brooks and Shania Twain permanently altered the sound of the radio, while more traditionalists like Alan Jackson and George Strait kept their style rooted in the classics. How well do you know the many quirks of the songs, the artists and the offstage lives of the biggest stars of the decade?
In this photo gallery version of You Think You Know Country? you'll learn that Reba McEntire wasn't the only star to turn down a major movie role. The stories behind hits like Jackson's "Chattahoochee" and Brooks' "The Dance" will come to life. Did you know the version was not the original version of the G-Man's classic?
A disturbing rumor dogged Billy Ray Cyrus early in his career, and a disturbing pair of purple underpants dogged another singer before his career got rolling. Flip through these "You Think You Know '90s Country Music?" photos and see if you're truly an expert on the genre's most turbulent decade. When you finish, click the button below to learn all sorts of facts about Strait we promise you never knew.