Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Today in Country Music History...July 25, 2017


2013
Pistol Annies' single "Hell On Heels" goes platinum
2011
Eric Church gets a gold single for "Homeboy"
2008
Dixie Chick Martie Maguire and her husband, Gareth, have a daughter, Harper Rosie Maguire, in Austin, Texas
2006
RCA releases Jake Owen's debut album, "Startin' With Me"
2001
The T Bone Burnett-produced "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack is certified double-platinum. It features John Hartford, Emmylou Harris, Ralph Stanley, Alison Krauss, The Soggy Bottom Boys, Harry McClintock, Norman Blake and The Whites
1992
The Garth Brooks single "The River" peaks at #1 in Billboard
1989
The late Keith Whitley is honored with a gold album for "Don't Close Your Eyes"
1987
Steve Wariner's "The Weekend" reaches #1 in Billboard
1970
Drummer Rich Redmond is born in Norwich, Connecticut. After a stint with the band Rushlow, he becomes a member of Jason Aldean's band, playing on "Big Green Tractor," "She's Country" and "Dirt Road Anthem"
1950
Lefty Frizzell records "If You've Got The Money I've Got The Time," "I Love You A Thousand Ways" and "Shine, Shave, Shower (It's Saturday)" in his first recording session, at Dallas' Jim Beck Studio

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