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Tracy Chapman’s This Day In Country Music History 7/12/18

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It Happened On This Day In Country Music History

1968 Tammy Wynette was at #1 on the US Country singles chart with “D-I-V-O-R-C-E.” Written by Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman, the song is a woman’s perspective on the impending collapse of her marriage.

1983 Happy Birthday Kimberly Perry of “The Band Perry” born on this day in Mississippi.  The group won the CMA Song of the Year Award for “If I Die Young” in 2011.

 

1991 Alan Jackson was at #1 on the US Country charts with, “Don’t Rock the Jukebox”, the lead single from the album of the same name. His second consecutive #1 single on the US Billboard Hot Country Singles also received an ASCAP award for Country Song of the Year in 1992.

1997 It’s Your Love,” by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill became the first song in 20 years to spend six weeks atop the Billboard magazine Hot Country Singles chart. The last song to do so was 1977’s “Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)” by Waylon Jennings. In that span, more than 750 songs had reached #1 on the country chart, a majority of them for just one week.

Country Music Fun Fact

An estimated 1 million people attended the Soul2Soul 2000 Tour, the first joint concert tour by husband and wife, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.

 

 

 

 



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