A Day in Music - May 1st

Today in country music history:

1998 - Garth Brooks surprised fans Greg and Melissa Siener in Evansville, Indiana.  The couple had purchased the four millionth ticket to Garth's then-current world tour.  The Sieners were invited backstage where they got to meet Garth, his wife, Sandy, his parents and the band.  They were also given a lot of prizes to take home.

1993 - Tracy Lawrence reached number one on the chart with "Alibis."

1976 - The Bellamy Brothers had the number one single with "Let Your Love Flow."


Birthdays:

Sonny James - Country Music Hall of Fame member, "Young Love"

Tim McGraw -  singer, son of ex-Mets pitcher, Tug, married to Faith Hill, "Indian Outlaw," "Live Like You Were Dying"

 

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