A Day in Music - July 29th

Today in country music history:

2005 - George Strait's album Somewhere Down in Texas was certified platinum, as was the compilation The Best of George Strait: Millennium Collection.

2004 - Blake Shelton's "Some Beach" video premiered.

2003 - Josh Turner's debut single, "Long Black Train," was released.

1999 - Anita Carter, of country music's legendary Carter Family, died at age 66. Anita was the stand-up bass player and a vocalist.

1996 - Deana Carter's single "Strawberry Wine" hit the airwaves.

1989 - Reba hit number one with "Cathy's Clown."


Birthdays:

Martina McBride - singer, "Independence Day," "A Broken Wing"

James Otto - singer, "Just Got Started Loving You"

Image: Valory Music Company


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