A Day in Music - September 15th

Today in country music history:

2007 - Garth Brooks' single "More than a Memory" became the first song to debut at number one on chart.

2005 - Dierks Bentley got his second gold album for Modern Day Drifter.

2003 - Miranda Lambert signed her record deal with Epic.

2001 - Aaron Tippin began recording "Where the Stars and Stripes and The Eagle Fly."

2001 - Toby Keith hit number one with "I'm Just Talkin' About Tonight."

2000 - Kenny Chesney got his first double platinum album for Everywhere We Go.

1992 - George Strait's Pure Country soundtrack was released.

1981 - Alabama picked up its first platinum album for Feels So Right.

 

Birthday:

Roy Acuff (1903-1992) - singer, first living inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame, one of the foremost Grand Ole Opry stars in history

 

Image: Pearl Records

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