COUNTRY HISTORY

This day in Country Music History

Today in 1971, a summit meeting of past and present stars of country music took place at Woodland Studios in Nashville as recording began on “Will The Circle Be Unbroken,” a triple album released in 1972…
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This day in Country Music History

Today in 1975, Asleep at the Wheel entered the charts with "The Letter That Johnny Walker Wrote." Today in 1988, Restless Heart had a top five single with "The Bluest Eyes In Texas." Today in 1991, Mac Davis'…
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This day in Country Music History

Today in 1979, Kenny Rogers’ single, "She Believes In Me," was certified gold. Today in 1988, George Strait topped the charts with the single, "Baby Blue." Today in 1993, Wynonna's self-titled album was certified triple platinum. Today in…
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This day in Country Music History

Today in 1967, Bobbie Gentry released her only hit: "Ode to Billy Joe." Today in 1972, "Baby, Don't Get Hooked On Me," by Mac Davis entered the Top 40 chart. Today in 1989, Dolly Parton's single, "Why'd You…
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This day in Country Music History

Today in 1959, Skeeter Davis joined the Grand Ole Opry. Today in 1963, Connie Smith won a talent contest in Columbus, Ohio, and gained the attention of guest artist Bill Anderson, who helped her get her first recording…
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This day in Country Music History

Today in 1985, Alabama topped the chart for the 17th time with the single, "40 Hour Week.” Today in 1991, Trisha Yearwood hit #1 with the single, "She's In Love With The Boy." Today in 1992, the album, “Lyle…
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This day in Country Music History

Today in 1969, the single, "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town," by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition peaked at #6 on the pop singles chart. Today in 1980, Johnny Lee's single, "Lookin' For Love," entered…
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This day in Country Music History

Today in 1955, Johnny Cash records his first version of "Folsom Prison Blues," "Luther Played The Boogie" and "So Doggone Lonesome" at the Sun Recording Studio in Memphis. Today in 1985, Alabama became the first country act…
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This day in Country Music History

Today in 1972, Barbara Mandrell became a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Today in 1981, the "Fancy Free" album by the Oak Ridge Boys was certified platinum. Today in 1992, Garth Brooks self-titled debut album was certified…
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This day in Country Music History

Today in 1957, Jerry Lee Lewis made his TV debut on "The Steve Allen Show," kicking his piano stool across the stage during "Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On." Today in 1969, the album, “Tammy's Greatest Hits,”…
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