This day in Country Music History

  • Today in 1964, Roger Miller recorded “Dang Me” and “Chug-A-Lug” in Nashville at the Bradley Film & Recording Studio.
  • Today in 1967, Johnny Cash & June Carter recorded the classic, “Jackson,” at the Columbia Recording Studios in Nashville.
  • Today in 1990, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s album “Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Volume 2” rounded up five GRAMMY nominations.
  • Today in 1997, Kevin Sharp’s remake of The Tony Rich Project’s “Nobody Knows” hit #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.
  • Today in 2003, Mark Wills began a six-week stay at the Billboard summit with “19 Somethin’.”
  • Today in 2003, CMT’s “Most Wanted Live” debuted Shania Twain’s “Up!” video and Montgomery Gentry’s “Speed.”
  • Today in 2006, Sugarland’s debut album, “Twice The Speed Of Life,” went double-platinum.
  • Today in 2010, Luke Bryan’s single, “Rain Is A Good Thing,” was released.
  • Today in 2012, Taylor Swift was named Favorite Country Artist during the People’s Choice Awards.
  • Today in 2016, the Chris Young/ Cassadee Pope duet, “Think Of You,” hit the airwaves.


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