The year 2019 brings a round of big anniversaries for some of country music's most historic names. In 1979, country music fans saw the release of Reba McEntire's sophomore album, Waylon JenningsWhat Goes Around Comes Around and Hank William Jr.'s Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound -- and that's just a few of the big records of the year.

Click through the photo gallery below to learn which other legendary musicians released music that is turning a remarkable 40 years old in 2019. Let us know your favorites from the year in the comments section!