A Day in Music - February 3rd

Today in country music history:

2009 - Darius Rucker picked up a gold single for "Don't Think I Don't Think About It."

2005 - Keith Anderson's video for "Pickin' Wildflowers" premiered.

1999 - Trace Adkins seriously injured his ankle when he stepped into a sinkhole outside of Nashville. He had surgery the next day.

1996 - Shania Twain scored a number one hit with "(If You're Not In It For Love) I'm Outta Here!"

1993 - The Pure Country soundtrack became George Strait's second double platinum album.

1978 - The Waylon & Willie album was certified gold.

1958 - Johnny Cash went to number one with "Ballad of a Teenage Queen."

1956 – Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash held a recording session at Sun Studios in Memphis. The sessions were later named the "Million Dollar Quartet" and released.

 

Birthdays:

Matraca Berg - singer-songwriter

Jessica Harp - singer, former member of The Wreckers, "Leave the Pieces"

 

Image: Jon Kopaloff

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