This Date in Country Music History – August 25th

 Posted by at 7:00 am on August 25, 2016
Aug 252016
 

This Date in Country Music History – August 24th

 Posted by at 7:46 am on August 24, 2016
Aug 242016
 
  • 2004 – Tim McGraw released his album Live Like You Were Dying
  • 1999 – Clay Walker released his album Live, Laugh, Love
  • 1990 – Doug Stone made his Grand Ole Opry debut

This Date in Country Music History – August 23rd

 Posted by at 6:02 am on August 23, 2016
Aug 232016
 
  • 2011 – Sunny Sweeney released her album Concrete
  • 2005 – Trick Pony released their album R.I.D.E.
  • 2004 – Big & Rich‘s single “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)” is released for commercial sale
  • 2003 – Trace Adkins was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry
  • 1993 – Brad Paisley moved to Nashville from West Virigina
  • 1980 – Eddie Rabbitt topped the charts with “Drivin’ My Life Away’
  • 1975 – Glen Campbell scored a #1 hit with “Rhinestone Cowboy”
  • 1969 – Johnny Cash topped the charts with his hit “A Boy Named Sue”
  • 1952 – Kitty Wells became the first woman to ever score a #1 hit as “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels” topped the charts

This Date in Country Music History – August 22nd

 Posted by at 4:06 pm on August 22, 2016
Aug 222016
 
  • 1998 – Jo Dee Messina scored a #1 hit with the Phil Vassar penned “I’m Alright”
  • 1997 – Mark Wills made his Grand Ole Opry debut
  • 1995 – Collin Raye released his album I Think About You
  • 1987 – Restless Heart topped the charts with their hit “Why Does It Have To Be (Wrong or Right)”

This Date in Country Music History – August 21st

 Posted by at 7:05 am on August 21, 2016
Aug 212016
 
  • 2012 – Dustin Lynch released his self-titled debut album
  • 2007 – Joe Nichols released his album “Real Things”
  • 2006 – Tracy Lawrence released his single “Find Out Who Your Friends Are”
  • 2006 – Sara Evans released her single “You’ll Always Be My Baby”
  • 2001 – Mark Wills released his album Loving Every Minute
  • 1995 – Roger Miller was announced as the latest artist to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame
  • 1989 – Garth Brooks released his single “If Tomorrow Never Comes”
  • 1981 – The Oak Ridge Boys released their single “(I’m Settin’) Fancy Free”

This Date in Country Music History – August 20th

 Posted by at 7:50 pm on August 20, 2016
Aug 202016
 

 

This Date in Country Music History – August 19th

 Posted by at 7:25 am on August 19, 2016
Aug 192016
 
  • 2014 – Chase Rice released his album Ignite the Night
  • 2014 – Sam Hunt made his Grand Ole Opry debut
  • 2003 –Dierks Bentley‘s self-titled debut album was released
  • 2003 – Sara Evans released her Restless album
  • 2002 – Lonestar released their single “Unusually Unusual”
  • 1950 – Hank Snow scored a #1 hit with “I’m Moving On” – it stayed at #1 for 21 weeks

This Date in Country Music History – August 18th

 Posted by at 6:45 am on August 18, 2016
Aug 182016
 

This Date in Country Music History – August 17th

 Posted by at 6:11 am on August 17, 2016
Aug 172016
 
  • 2012 – Florida Georgia Line made their Grand Ole Opry debut
  • 2010 – Trace Adkins released his album Cowboy’s Back in Town
  • 2009 – The Band Perry signed their recording contract with Republic Nashville
  • 1991 – George Strait‘s “You Know Me Better Than That” topped the charts for the first of 3 weeks

This Date in Country Music History – August 16th

 Posted by at 6:50 am on August 16, 2016
Aug 162016
 
  • 2012 – Jana Kramer’s single “Why Ya Wanna” was certified Gold for sales of over 500,000
  • 2012 – Luke Bryan’s single “Country Girl (Shake It For Me)” was certified double-platinum
  • 2011 – Eli Young Band released their album Life At Best
  • 2005 – Brad Paisley released his album Time Well Wasted
  • 1994 – Brooks & Dunn released their single “She’s Not The Cheatin’ Kind”
  • 1980 – Alabama scored their first career #1 hit with “Tennessee River”
  • 1969 – Merle Haggard topped the charts with his hit “Workin’ Man Blues”

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