COUNTRY HISTORY

July 21st: On This Day

On this day in 2010, Joe Nichols multi-week #1 hit single, "Gimmie That girl," was Certified Gold by the RIAA, selling more than 500,000 digital downloads. The song was the second single from his sixth…
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July 20th: On This Day

On this day in 2011, Jason Aldean scored his seventh #1 song with his cover of "Dirt Road Anthem." The song would later get a Grammy nomination for Best Country Solo Performance. "Dirt Road Anthem"…
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July 19th: On This Day

On this day in 2004, Tim McGraw's "Live Like You Were Dying" made it three straight weeks on top of the charts. The song was the lead single from the album Live Like You Were…
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July 18th: On This Day

On this day in 1991, Alan Jackson's album Don't Rock the Jukebox was certified Gold. The album was Jackson's second studio album and produced five singles. Four of those singles,  "Don't Rock the Jukebox", "Someday", "Dallas",…
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July 15th: On This Day

On this day in 1998, Clint Black scored his 12th Billboard #1  with "The Shoes You're Wearing". The song was Black's fourth single from his sixth album Nothin' but the Taillights.
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July 14th: On This Day

On this day in 1987, Randy Travis was awarded a Gold and Platinum Album for Always & Forever. The album was the second of Travis' career, and spawned the singles "Too Gone Too Long", "I Won't…
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July 13th: On This Day

On this day in 1985, Willie Nelson enjoyed the top tune with "Forgiving You Was Easy." The song was the first single from the album Me & Paul. and was Willie's tenth number one single…
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July 12th: On This Day

On this day in 2000, Lee Ann Womack's "I Hope You Dance" began a five-week run at #1. The song was off of the album of the same name and reached number one on the Billboard…
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July 11th: On This Day

On this day in 2001, the CMA announced that Waylon Jennings, Webb Pierce and the Everly Brothers would be among the "Class of 2001" to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
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July 8th: On This Day

On this day in 1985, Reba McEntire had the #1 song with "Whoever's in New England". The song was the first single, and title track of Reba's 10th Studio Album Whoever's in New England.  …
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