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This Day In Country Music History 1/18/18

Welcome to Thursday January 18th 2018

Today is National Winnie The Pooh Day, National Michigan Day, National Peking Duck Day, and National Get To Know Your Customer Day. (more information available at national day)

Remember to join me M-F 7 P to 12 A for Strait at Eight (text your George Strait request to George @ 61544)  also a full hour of your favorite 90s with 90 at Nine.

 

It Happened on this day in Country Music History

1956 Happy Birthday Mark Collie  born on this day in Waynesboro, Tennessee. He has two Top 10 singles,  “Even The Man In The Moon Is Crying” and “Born To Love You,” during the 1990s.

1986 Dan Seals’ nostalgic “Bop” goes to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.

2006 Keith Urban’s album “Be Here” goes triple-platinum.  The album includes “Days Go By”Better Life” “Making Memories Of Us” “Your My Better Half”Tonight I Wanna Cry” 

2016 Singer/songwriter Glenn Frey dies in New York with multiple ailments, including colitis. His band The Eagles earned a country hit with “Lyin’ Eyes,” Vince Gill has replaced Frey on the Eagles upcoming tour.

More information on these and other stories available at CMT

 

 

 

 



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