Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
Remember When Garth Brooks Almost Didn’t Perform the National Anthem at the Super Bowl?
He re-defined the rules for Super Bowl performers in the process.
Nastiest Lawsuits in Country Music History
The music business is a high-stakes, high-risk venture, and it's not unusual for things to wind up in court.
Remember When Elvis Presley Bombed on the Grand Ole Opry?
He swore never to return, but the incident actually led to the connection that launched his career.
Remember When Sylvester Stallone Was a Country Singer?
It must have seemed like a good idea on paper.
Remember When Capitol Records Passed on Garth Brooks?
The label simply wasn't interested.
Remember Who First Recorded Garth Brooks’ ‘The Thunder Rolls’?
Have you ever heard the extra verse?
Remember When Trace Adkins Appeared on ‘The Young and the Restless’?
Remember his soap opera days?
Toby Keith Moved to Tears by 93-Year-Old Veteran After Patriotic Speech [Watch]
It's such an emotional moment.
Remember When Keith Urban Was in a Band?
"It was soul sucking to the ultimate degree."
Remember When Carrie Underwood Made Her Grand Ole Opry Debut?
Thirteen years ago today (June 10, 2005), Carrie Underwood was just a shy kid who was about to debut at the Opry.