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Tracy Chapman’s This Day In Country Music History 7/13

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Tracy Chapman Fun Fact

Volkswagen also makes sausages in Germany . . . and they sell more of them than cars.

It Happened On This Day In Country Music History

1954 Happy Birthday Louise Mandrell born on this day in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is the younger sister of country singer Barbara Mandrell, and older sister of actress Irlene Mandrell. She scored the  1980s with hits “Treat Him Right”, “Show Me” and “The Midnight Oil.”

1974 Olivia Newton-John was at #1 on the country album chart with If You Love Me, Let Me Know. The title track ranks as Newton-John’s highest charting single on the country charts, reaching #2, although she would have many more top 10 hits to come. The album spent eight weeks at the top of the charts.

1991 Alan Jackson was at #1 on the US Country singles chart with “Don’t Rock the Jukebox” the lead single from the album of the same name, The song also received an ASCAP award for Country Song of the Year in 1992.

Country Music Fun Fact

Garth Brooks graduated in 1984 with a degree in advertising.

 

 



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