A Day in Music - February 5th

Today in country music history:

2007 - Taylor Swift's single "Teardrops on My Guitar" was released to radio.

2005 - Brad Paisley pulled in to the number one spot with "Mud on the Tires."

2000 - The Dixie Chicks went to number one with "Cowboy Take Me Away."

1998 - Patty Loveless's album The Trouble with the Truth was certified platinum.

1994 - John Michael Montgomery began a four-week stay at number one with "I Swear."

1991 - Diamond Rio's debut single, "Meet Me In the Middle," was released.

1987 - Dan Seals earned a gold album for Won't Be Blue Anymore.

1972 - Loretta Lynn scored a number one country hit with "One's On the Way."

1938 - Roy Acuff made his first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry.

 

Birthday:

Sara Evans - singer, "Suds in the Bucket," "Born to Fly"

 

Image: Sony Music Nashville

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