|Parent company||Boot Records Ltd.|
|Founder||Stompin’ Tom Connors
|Genre||country, folk & bluegrass|
|Country of origin||Canada|
Originally started as a format for Connors' recordings, Boot shortly after began adding other Canadian country artists, including Don Sullivan, the first (and to date) the only Irish singer/song-writer to record an album of his own material in Nashville at 'Studio B' entitled, 'Sullivan Dreams'. A single from Sullivan's album was number 3 on CFGM playlist along with Gordon Lightfoot and Kris Kristofferson at number 1 and number 2. Con Archer, the instrumental group The Emeralds, Humphrey and the Dumptrucks, Sharon Lowness, Dick Nolan, Stevedore Steve, and Ted Wesley. In 1973, The Boot Master Concert series was started under the direction of Eleanor Koldofsky, and released LPs by Liona Boyd, Rita MacNeil, The Canadian Brass, the pianist Monica Gaylord, and the Ukrainian-born bass Yosyp Hoshuliak. Stompin’ Tom would go on to release 29 records during the 70s.
Budget and bluegrass
Cynda, the budget label, reissued LPs by Connors and released LPs by artists of various countries and regions of Canada, the popular Irish-Canadian group Larry McKee and the Shandonairs, and later devoted a division to bluegrass, which included releases by Bluegrass 4, Bruce County, Cody, Cross Country Grass, Dixie Flyers, Humber River Valley Boys, Dennis LePage and Station Road, Whiskey Jack, as well as Native artists like Morley Loon, Charlie Panigoniak, and Willie Thrasher.
Other acts released on Boot in the 1970s were: Donna and Leroy, The McManus Bros, Whiskey Jack, Alex Fraser, Ray Griff Joe Firth, Jack Holland, Ian Tyson, Chris Hennessy, The Cambridge Buskers, Leo Karz Stompers, Phil Bond, John Ham, Par Three, Mushroom, (Ireland), Lincoln, De Danann (Ireland), Gerry O’Kane (Ireland), Barley Bree (Ireland), and The Bushwackers Band (Australia),and John Boland and Beothuck The Molly McGuires - Stories from the Wishing Well. Also It Wasn't Easy (Ray Smith) 1975.
The 1980s saw a little more diversity, maintaining many of the 1970s artists and also adding: Lynn Larabie, Kelly Kavanagh, Wiz Bryant, Blackstrap (Canada), Kelita Haverland, The Schryer Triplets, The Emeralds (Canada), Ted Woloshyn, Richard Gulley, The Ladies Choice Bluegrass Band, Mendelson Joe, Ryan's Fancy Cliff Edwards (musician) Barry Smith and Inuk singer Charlie Panigoniak
A complete discography for this record label can be started by creating the page Boot Records discography.
The label became mostly inactive by the end of the 1980s.
- Stompin' Tom/Boot Records website 
- Stompin’ Tom Live on YouTube 
- Stevedor Steve – Newfie Screech on YouTube 
- Flohil, Richard. 'One man's impact,' Canadian World of Country Music, Jun, Jul 1973
- 'Interview Jury Krytiuk,' CanComp, 128, Feb 1978
- "Boot Records, Ltd.", The Canadian Encyclopedia of Music