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This Day In Country Music History 5/1/18

Welcome To May 1st 2018.  Today We Celebrate

SCHOOL PRINCIPALS’ DAY | MAY DAY | NATIONAL FOSTER CARE DAY | NATIONAL MOTHER GOOSE DAY | NATIONAL LOYALTY DAY | NATIONAL CHOCOLATE PARFAIT DAY | LAW DAY | SILVER STAR SERVICE BANNER DAY (more info available at national day)

Happy Birthday

Paul Teutul Sr. is 69.  “American Choppers”.

It Happened On This Day In Country Music History

1956 Johnny Cash released his classic song, “I Walk the Line”, which became his first #1 Billboard country hit and remained on the charts for over 43 weeks, selling over 2 million copies.

1967 Happy Birthday Tim McGraw born on this day in Delhi, Louisiana. Many of McGraw’s albums and singles have topped the country music charts with total album sales in excess of 40 million units in the US. McGraw had 11 consecutive albums debut at #1 on the Billboard albums charts, as well as twenty-one singles hitting #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. He is married to country singer Faith Hill and is the son of former baseball player Tug McGraw.

1980 Winners at the 15th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards hosted by Loretta Lynn, at Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park included: Top Female Vocalist of the Year – Crystal Gayle, Top Male Vocalist of the Year – Larry Gatlin, Band of the Year – Touring went to the Charlie Daniels Band and Single Record of the Year went to Larry Gatlin for “All The Gold in California.

1999 Dixie Chick Emily Erwin married country singer Charlie Robison. The couple who have three children divorced on August 6, 2008 after nine years of marriage.

Country Music Fun Fact

In 1952, Charley Pride pitched for the Memphis Red Sox of the Negro American League. He pitched well, and in 1953, he signed a contract with the Boise Yankees, the Class C farm team of the New York Yankees.

 

 



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