A Day in Music - July 13th

Today in country music history:

2010 - Jerrod Niemann's album, Judge Jerrod and the Hung Jury, was released.

2009 - Easton Corbin's debut single, "A Little More Country Than That" was released. It would eventually go to number one.

2002 - Brad Paisley took "I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)" to number one.

2001 - Reba and Martina McBride headlined the biggest all-female lineup in country music: The Girls Night Out tour. Sara Evans, Jamie O'Neal and Carolyn Dawn Johnson were also on the bill.

1994 - Garth Brooks performed "Hard Luck Woman" with Kiss on NBC's Tonight Show.

1978 - Donna Fargo was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, an incurable disease affecting the nervous system.

 

Birthdays:

Louise Mandrell - singer, "Save Me," "I'm Not Through Loving You Yet"

Neil Thrasher - songwriter/singer - Thrasher Shriver

 

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