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This Day In Country Music History 1/24/18

Welcome to Wednesday January 24th 2018

Today we celebrate

NATIONAL COMPLIMENT DAY | LIBRARY SHELFIE DAY | NATIONAL PEANUT BUTTER DAY | BEER CAN APPRECIATION DAY (more information available at national day)

It Happened On This Day In Country Music History

1941 Happy Birthday Ray Stevens  born on this day in Clarksdale, Georgia. Though capable of serious recordings such as“Everything Is Beautiful” and “Misty,” he earns a reputation for his comedy efforts, including “The Streak,” 

1963 Happy Birthday Drummer Keech Rainwater  born on this day in Plano, Texas. He joins Lonestar, the Academy of Country Music’s Top New Vocal Group in 1996. The band scores such hits as “No News,” and “Amazed” 

1981 The theme to “9 To 5” takes Dolly Parton to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.

1995 Happy Birthday Tucker Beathard  born on this day in Nashville, the son of “Don’t Blink” songwriter Casey Beathard. Tucker earns a hit with his 2016 debut,

More information on these and other stories available at CMT



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