A Day in Music - February 18th

Today in country music history:

2010 - Lady Antebellum earned a double platinum single for Need You Now.

2008 - Rascal Flatts' song "Every Day" was released to radio.

2007 - Reba's TV show, Reba, aired for the last time on the CW.

2004 - Montgomery Gentry's video for "If You ever Stop Loving Me" debuted on CMT.

1997 - Deana Carter's album Did I Shave My Legs For This? was certified double-platinum.

1995 - Collin Raye went to number one with "My Kind of Girl."

1988 - Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner performed together for the first time since their 1974 breakup for a taping of the TV show Dolly! at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House.

1981 - Emmylou Harris earned two gold albums in one day for Blue Kentucky Girl and Profile: Best of Emmylou Harris.

1969 - Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan recorded "Girl from the North Country" for Dylan's Nashville Skyline album in Music City.

 

Birthday:

Juice Newton - singer, "Queen of Hearts," "Angel of the Morning"

 

Image: Michael Ochs Archive

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