A Day in Music - April 11th

Today in country music history:

2006 - Toby Keith released his album White Trash with Money on his new record label Show Dog.

2001 - Lee Ann Womack earned her first double platinum album for I Hope You Dance.

2001 - Lonestar singer Richie McDonald left the band’s tour to return home to Nashville to be with his wife as she gave birth to a daughter, Maisie Elizabeth.

1992 - Lee Greenwood married Kimberly Payne, who was Miss Tennessee of 1989. She was 24, Greenwood was 50. It has her first marriage, his fifth.

1992 - Wynonna scored her first number one hit with "She Is His Only Need."

1981 - David Frizzell and Shelly West went to number one with "You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma."

1978 - Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson's Waylon & Willie duet album was certified platinum.

1953 - Hank Williams' "Your Cheatin' Heart" hit number one.

 

Birthday:

Steve Azar - singer, "I Dont Have to Be Me ('Til Monday)"

 

Image: Curb Records

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