This day in Country Music History 10/23/17

1956 Happy Birthday Dwight Yoakam born on this day  Pikeville, Kentucky.  Dwight gives us such hits as “Honky Tonk Man,” “Ain’t That Lonely Yet” and “Fast As You” with a side career as an actor

1972 Happy Birthday Jimmy Wayne born on this day in Cleveland County, North Carolina.  Jimmy Wayne known for his one big hit in 2003 “Do You Believe Me Now”.  Jimmy grew up in the foster care system.  He once did a walk in 2010 from Phoenix to Nashville to bring attention to teen homelessness.

2004 George Strait’s “I Hate Everything” takes a seat at #1 in Billboard

The #1 song one year ago today “Setting The World On Fire” Kenny Chesney and Pink

The #1 song Five years  ago “We Are Never Getting back Together” Taylor Swift

The #1 song Ten years  ago “Don’t Blink Kenny Chesney

The #1 song Twenty years  ago “Everywhere” Tim McGraw


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