A Day in Music - June 22nd

Today in country music history:

2006 - Josh Turner's video for "Would You Go With Me" premiered.

2005 - Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill opened in Oklahoma City.

2002 - George Strait took "Living and Living Well" to number one.

2001 - The city of New York celebrated Reba McEntire Day as she closed her five-month run on Broadway in Annie Get Your Gun.

1998 - The Dixie Chicks went gold for the first time with their album Wide Open Spaces.

1996 - Tracy Lawrence kicked off a three week run at number one with "Time Marches On."

1995 - Shania Twain picked up her first platinum certification for The Woman in Me.

1991 - Garth Brooks went to number one with "The Thunder Rolls."

1977 - Kenny Rogers picked up his first gold single for "Lucille."

1974 - Waylon Jennings scored his first number one hit with "This Time."

1951 - Hank Williams' single "Hey, Good Lookin'" was released.

 

Birthdays:

Kris Kristofferson - Country Music Hall of Fame member, "Why Me Lord," "Help Me Make It Through the Night," "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," "For the Good Times"

Roy Drusky (1930-2004) - singer

 

 Image: The Valory Music Company


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