A Day In Music
A Day in Music - June 3rd
Today in country music history:
2009 - George Strait's album Troubadour was certified platinum.
2006 - Dierks Bentley took "Settle for a Slowdown" went to number one.
2005 - Big & Rich's single "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)" was certified platinum.
2000 Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw were arrested in Buffalo, New York after Kenny rode off on a mounted police officer's horse and Tim allegedly attacked the sheriff's deputies who attempted to stop him. The pair was acquitted of all charges the following May.
1991 Willie Nelson released Who'll Buy My Memories - The IRS Tapes. The album was made up of songs that had been seized by the U.S. government and would go towards paying off his 16 million-dollar tax bill.
1989 - Reba married her manager Narvel Blackstock in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
1982 - Elvis Presley's Graceland Mansion opened as a tourist attraction.
1972 - Donna Fargo went to number one with "The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A."
Jamie ONeal - singer, "When I Think About Angels," "There is No Arizona"
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