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This Day In Country Music History 1/10/18

Welcome to Wednesday January 10 2018

Today is National Cut Your Energy Cost Day, National Save The Eagles Day, National Bittersweet Chocolate Day, and National Oysters Rockefeller Day. (more information available at National Day)  Celebrities celebrating birthdays singer song writer Rod Stewart born on this day in 1945.  World heavyweight champion boxer George Foreman, born on this day in 1949. Singer Pat Benatar born on this day in 1953.

This Day In Country Music History

1981 Merle Haggard’s “I Think I’ll Just Stay Here And Drink” with controversy is at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.

1998 Martina McBride soars to the top position on the Billboard country singles chart with “A Broken Wing”

2009 Taylor Swift sings “Love Story” and “Forever & Always” as the musical guest on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live”

2015 Eric Church plays to a sold-out house at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, where the audience includes Reba McEntire, Sam Hunt and Cole Swindell.

2017 BMLG releases “God, Your Mama, And Me,” by Florida Georgia Line featuring Backstreet Boys, to radio.

More information on these and other stories at CMT

 

 

 

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