A Day in Music - May 25th

Today in country music history:

2005 – Carrie Underwood was crowned the winner of the fourth season of American Idol.

2005 - Garth Brooks proposed to Trisha Yearwood on bended knee in front of seven thousand fans at the Crystal Palace in Bakersfield, California.

2002 - Alan Jackson began a four-week stay at number one with "Drive (For Daddy Gene)."

1993 - Dwight Yoakam's album This Time went gold.

1991 – Randy Travis and Lib Hatcher were married.

1991 - Doug Stone took "In a Different Light" to number one.

1975 - Freddy Fender had the number one song with "Before the Next Teardrop Falls."

1973 - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band earned their first gold album for Will the Circle Be Unbroken.

1968 - Bobby Goldsboro's single "Honey" went to number one on the country chart.

 

Birthdays:

Tom T. Hall - Country Music Hall of Fame member, writer of "Harper Valley P.T.A.," "Little Bitty"

Jessi Colter - "I'm Not Lisa," wife of the late Waylon Jennings

 

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