A Day in Music - July 22nd

Today in country music history:

2008 - Sugarland's album Love on the Inside was released.

2006 - Brad Paisley took "The World" to number one.

2004 - Gretchen Wilson premiered her "Here for the Party" video.

2003 - Brad Paisley's album Mud on the Tires was released.

1995 - Shania Twain went to number one for the first time with "Any Man of Mine."

1992 - Earl Scruggs and Minnie Pearl received the National Medals of Arts from President George Bush at the White House.

1989 - George Strait earned one of his many number one hits with "What's Going on in Your World."

1982 - Dolly Parton's movie with Burt Reynolds, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, premiered in Nashville.

1972 - Charley Pride went to number one with "It's Gonna Take a Little Bit Longer."

1961 - Patsy Cline came to the Grand Ole Opry in a wheelchair to assure fans she'd be back following a car accident in June.


Birthday:

Don Henley - singer-drummer, The Eagles and solo

 

Image: Michael Ochs Archive

Check out more A Day in Music


Advertisement

Podcasts

Poll