A Day in Music - March 9th

Today in country music history:

2002 - Jo Dee Messina and Tim McGraw teamed up at number one with "Bring on the Rain."

1998 - LeAnn Rimes' single "How Do I Live" was certified triple platinum.

1991 - Alan Jackson went to number one for the first time in his career with "I'd Love You All Over Again."

1964 - The Statler Brothers opened a concert for Johnny Cash when he was running late for the gig. Johnny added them as part of his touring show for the next eight years.

 

Birthday:

Mickey Gilley - singer, "Don't the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time," "Stand by Me"

 

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