A Day in Music - February 2nd

Today in country music history:

2010 - Tim McGraw and Gwyneth Paltrow shot concert footage for Country Strong at Nashville's Municipal Auditorium.

2007 - Toby Keith's single "High Maintenance Woman" went to radio.

2006 - Louise Scruggs, the wife and manager of Earl Scruggs passed away in Nashville.

2002 - Steve Holy scored a number one hit with "Good Morning Beautiful."

1993 - Willie Nelson agreed to pay $9 million of the $16.7 million he owed the IRS after a meeting with the government agency in Austin, Texas.

1991 - Paul Overstreet earned a number one hit with "Daddy's Come Around."

1985 - Charlie Daniels hosted the Volunteer Jam 11 with special guests Alabama, Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson and many others.

1981 - George Strait recorded his first major label single, "Unwound," at Music City Music Hall in Nashville.

1974 - Dolly Parton picked up a number one hit with "Jolene."

1957 - Sonny James went to number one with "Young Love."

 

Birthdays:

Howard Bellamy - singer, Bellamy Brothers, "Let Your Love Flow"

Blaine Larsen - singer, "How Do You Get That Lonely"

 

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