COUNTRY HISTORY

On this day in 2002: Reba McEntire receives Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame honor

On this day in 2002, it was announced that Reba McEntire was member of the first class of inductees into the Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame. The honor is a special achievement for Reba…
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On this day in 2001: Blake Shelton scores his first number one

Today in 2001, Blake Shelton picked up his first #1 single in Billboard with "Austin," which remained at the top for five weeks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bb1DTsxBOfE
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On this day in in 2001: Shania gets her own star

Today in 2001, one of the biggest stars on the planet became of the brightest in the sky as members of Shania Twain's announced they had paid to have a star registered in Shania's name…
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HERE'S WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY:

Today in 1954, Johnny Cash married Vivian Liberto in San Antonio, Texas. The couple, who share their daughter, Rosanne, moved to Memphis, where he formed a trio that was signed to Sun Records. The couple…
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Here's what happened on this day in Country Music History:

Today in 1954, Johnny Cash married Vivian Liberto in San Antonio, Texas. The couple, who share their daughter, Rosanne, moved to Memphis, where he formed a trio that was signed to Sun Records. The couple…
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On this day in 1964: Jim Reeves dies in plane crash

On this day in 1964, Country Music Hall of Fame member, Jim Reeves, died when his single-engine Beechcraft plane crashed near Nashville, Tennessee. Reeves and his business partner and manager Dean Manuel was flying on…
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On this day in 1955: Johnny Cash records "Folsom Prison Blues"

On this day 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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wG0fS4DoGUc
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On this day in 1972: Barbara Mandrell is inducted into the Grand Ole Opry

On this day in 1972, Barbara Mandrell became a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Mandrell is known for a long series of country hits in the 1970s and 1980s as well as her own…
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On this day in 1957: Jerry Lee Lewis makes his TV debut

On this day 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." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw7SBF-35Es
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On this day in 1996: LeAnn Rimes scores her first number one album

On this day in 1996, LeAnn Rimes' debut album, “Blue,” hit #1 on the country album charts. It went on to spend 26 weeks at the top – that’s a total of six months. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GozdIQx1Wow
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