This Date in Country Music History – July 11th

 Posted by at 7:06 am on July 11, 2017
Jul 112017
 
Michael Ray

Michael Ray

  • 2015 – Kacey Musgraves topped the Billboard country album chart with Pageant Material
  • 2014 – Scotty McCreery performed on Fox & Friends
  • 2012 – Michael Ray won the Orlando regional competition as The CW started filming “The Next,” featuring John Rich, Nelly, Gloria Estefan, and Joe Jonas as mentors.  Ray would go on to win the show, launching his career.
  • 1987 – George Strait scored a #1 hit with “All My Ex’s Live In Texas”
  • 1981 – Earl Thomas Conley scored his first #1 hit with “Fire & Smoke”

This Date in Country Music History – July 10th

 Posted by at 7:12 am on July 10, 2017
Jul 102017
 
Toby Keith

Toby Keith

This Date in Country Music History – July 9th

 Posted by at 6:00 am on July 9, 2017
Jul 092017
 
Zac Brown Band

Zac Brown Band

  • 2016 – Jon Pardi topped the Billboard Country Album Chart with California Sunrise
  • 2014 – Krystal Keith made her Grand Ole Opry debut
  • 2012 – Zac Brown Band performed before the MLB Home Run Derby in Kansas City
  • 2002 – Andy Griggs released his album Freedom
  • 1996 – LeAnn Rimes released her debut album Blue

This Date in Country Music History – July 8th

 Posted by at 6:00 am on July 8, 2017
Jul 082017
 
Oak Ridge Boys

Oak Ridge Boys

This Date in Country Music History – July 7th

 Posted by at 6:34 am on July 7, 2017
Jul 072017
 
Montgomery Gentry

Montgomery Gentry

This Date in Country Music History – July 6th

 Posted by at 7:55 am on July 6, 2017
Jul 062017
 
Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson

  • 2015 – Blake Shelton filed for divorce from Miranda Lambert
  • 2009 – Zac Brown Band released their single “Toes”
  • 2008 – Kix Brooks went running with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain
  • 1998 – Legendary artist Roy Rogers passed away in California
  • 1998 – Reba McEntire released her single “Forever Love”
  • 1991 – Alan Jackson scored a #1 hit with “Don’t Rock the Jukebox” for the first of 3 weeks
  • 1974 – Anne Murray scored her first career #1 hit with “He Thinks I Still Care”
  • 1970 – Merle Haggard released his album The Fightin’ Side of Me

This Date in Country Music History – July 5th

 Posted by at 6:30 am on July 5, 2017
Jul 052017
 
Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker

  • 2014 – Luke Bryan topped the charts with “Play It Again”
  • 2001 – Reba McEntire released her single “I’m a Survivor”
  • 1994 – Darius Rucker‘s pop band Hootie and the Blowfish released their album Cracked Rear View
  • 1986 – Dan Seals scored a #1 hit single with “Everything That Glitters (Is Not Gold)”
  • 1980 – John Conlee made his Grand Ole Opry debut
  • 1980 – George Jones‘ iconic song “He Stopped Loving Her Today” topped the charts for the first time

This Date in Country Music History – July 4th

 Posted by at 7:04 am on July 4, 2017
Jul 042017
 
  • 2013 – Dierks Bentley opened a bar in Scottsdale, AZ called Whiskey Row
  • 2002 – A “Welcome to New Franklin, hometown of country star Sara Evans” sign is dedicated to the singer in Missori
  • 1992 – Wynonna Judd scored a #1 hit with “I Saw the Light”
  • 1981 – Barbara Mandrell topped the charts with “I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool”
  • 1973 – Willie Nelson hosts his first annual 4th of July Picnic
  • 1965 – B.J. Thomas signed his first recording contract with Pacemakers Records

This Date in Country Music History – July 3rd

 Posted by at 10:05 am on July 3, 2017
Jul 032017
 
Ronnie Milsap

Ronnie Milsap

This Date in Country Music History – July 2nd

 Posted by at 6:45 am on July 2, 2017
Jul 022017
 
Rascal Flatts

Rascal Flatts

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