A Day in Music - October 12th

Today in country music history:

2009 - Taylor Swift's single "Love Story" was certified quadruple platinum. She collected 15 digital certifications in all that day.

1996 - Trisha Yearwood went to number one with "Believe Me Baby (I Lied)."

1993 - The Common Thread: Songs of the Eagles project was released featuring appearances from Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn, Vince Gill and Trisha Yearwood among others.

1991 - Ricky Van Shelton took the top spot with his hit "Keep It Between the Lines."

1987 - Randy Travis won three trophies at the CMA Awards including Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year for Always and Forever. His tune "Forever and Ever, Amen" was named Single and Song of the Year.

1985 - Marie Osmond and Dan Seals took "Meet Me in Montana" to number one.

1981 - Barbara Mandrell became the first act to win consecutive Entertainer of the Year trophies at the CMA Awards.

 

Birthday:

Martie Maguire - one of the Dixie Chicks, "There's Your Trouble," "Goodbye Earl"

 

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