On this day in 1998, George Strait’s “I Just Want to Dance with You” started a three-week stay at the top of the charts. The song was released as the first single for Strait’s eighteenth studio album One Step at a Time. “I Just Want to Dance with You” was his 34th Number One single on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, and his 42nd Number One including all Major Trade charts.
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On this day in 1998, George Strait enjoyed the “top tune” on the chart with “I Just Want To Dance With You.” The song was released in April of that year and was the first single for his album, One Step at a Time. “I Just Want To Dance With You” was Strait’s 34th number one single on the Billboard Hot country Singles & Tracks Chart.
On this day in 2014, CBS aired “ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute To The Troops” with George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Toby Keith, Lee Brice, Dierks Bentley and Merle Haggard. The ACM would later announce that a $650,000 contribution to ACM Lifting Lives, was made on behalf of the artists who participated in the taping.
On this day in 1989, George Strait received a Gold Album for Beyond The Blue Neon. The album was released by MCA Records in February earlier in the year. Beyond The Blue Neon produced three #1 hits with “Baby’s Gotten Good at Goodbye”, “What’s Going on in Your World”, and “Ace in the Hole.” The album would eventually be certified Platinum.
On this day in 1997, “One Night At A Time” by George Strait was the #1 song on the country charts. The song was released as the first single from his album Carrying Your Love With Me.
On this day in 2003, George Strait made history with the Platinum Certification of his album The Road Less Traveled surpassing Kenny Rogers as the second best-selling country artist of all time.
On this day in 2005, Dierks Bentley appeared in his former hometown, Phoenix, as the opening act for George Strait. The concert was attended by a former schoolmate, Cassie Black, the beginning of a romance that led to a marriage by year-end.
On this day in 1992, George Strait’s “I Cross My Heart” was the #1 song on the Billboard Country Singles Chart. The song stayed on top for two weeks.
On this day in 1993, George Strait captured his 25th Billboard Number One with “Easy Come, Easy Go.” Strait now has over 6o Billboard Number Ones.
On this day in 1985, George Strait won CMAS for Male Vocalist and Album of the Year for Does Forth Worth Ever Cross Your Mind.
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