A Day in Music - September 22nd

Today in country music history:

2007 - The Kenny Chesney-penned tune "Take Me There" became a number one hit for Rascal Flatts.

2005 - Keith Urban's album Golden Road went triple platinum.

2001 - Cyndi Thomson began a three-week stay at number one with "What I Really Meant to Say."

1999 - The Dixie Chicks won three trophies at the CMA Awards in Nashville.

1992 - Garth Brooks' album The Chase was released.

1985 - Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, George Jones, Waylon Jennings, Alabama and Roger Miller were among the stars performing at the first Farm Aid concert in Illinois.

1979 - Moe Bandy and Joe Stampley went to number one with "Just Good Ol' Boys."

1939 - Gene Autry's song "Back in the Saddle Again" was released.

 

Birthday:

June Forester - member of The Forester Sisters, "I Fell in Love Again Last Night," "You Again," "Men," "Mama's Never Seen Those Eyes"

 

Image: Jay West

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