This Day In Country Music History 1/16/18

Welcome to Tuesday January 16th 2018

Today we Celebrate National Nothing Day | National Without A  Scalpel Day | National Fig Newton Day| National Religious Freedom Day. (more information available at national day)

It Happened On This Day In Country Music History

1943 Happy Birthday Ronnie Milsap  born on this day in Robbinsville, North Carolina. The blind keyboardist and CMA’s Entertainer of the year in 1977 best known for “Strange In My House” and “It Was Almost Like A Song”

1980 Happy Birthday Guitarist James Young of the Eli Young Band born on this day in Dallas, Texas.  Eli Young Band best known for “Crazy Girl,” and “Drunk Last Night”

1982 Ronnie Milsap sits at #1 on the Billboard country chart with “I Wouldn’t Have Missed It For The World”

1984 RCA releases Alabama’s album “Roll On”

More information available on these and other stories available at CMT







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