This Date in Country Music History – August 31st

 Posted by at 7:39 am on August 31, 2017
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  • 2016 – Eric Church’s album Chief was certified triple platinum for sales eclipsing 3 million, and his album Carolina was certified platinum
  • 1993 – Garth Brooks released his In Pieces album
  • 1974 – George Jones topped the charts with his single “The Grand Tour”
  • 1968 – Jeannie C. Riley made her Grand Ole Opry debut
  • 1968 – Merle Haggard topped the charts with his classic tune “Mama Tried”

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