A Day in Music - September 2nd

Today in country music history:

2009 - Jason Aldean's single "Big Green Tractor" went gold.

2001 - Reba, Alan Jackson and Dwight Yoakam appeared on the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon.

1991 - Garth Brooks' landmark album Ropin' the Wind was released.

1981 - Juice Newton's single "Queen of Hearts" was certified gold.

1978 - Willie Nelson's version of "Blue Skies" hit number one.

1973 - Johnny Cash, Roy Clark, George Jones & Tammy Wynette and Conway Twitty were among the stars appearing in Jerry Lewis' muscular dystrophy telethon.

 

Birthday:

Paul Deakin - drummer, The Mavericks

 

Image: Broken Bow Records

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