This Day in Country Music History 10/26/17

1967  Happy Birthday  Keith Urban is born in New Zealandand and winner of the Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year in 2005,  former American Idol Judge, and a host of #1 and top 10 hits under his belt.

1991 Travis Tritt goes to #1 in Billboard with “Anymore

2000 Garth Brooks announces his plans to retire from touring to spend more time with his children.  He say’s he will tour again when his youngest turns 18.  He did a few concerts during retirement to raise money for charities and has since un-retired and is on the road selling out multiple concerts in each city he performs in.  He was last in Utah October of 2016 Garth can be seen 11/3 to 11/5 in Tacoma Washington 11/9 to 11/14 in Spokane Washington more dates available at.












2004 Mercury releases Sugarland’s debut album, “Twice The Speed Of Life” singles from that album include “Baby Girl and Somthing More”.  The album is certified triple platinum

2015 Mercury releases Chris Stapleton’s “Nobody To Blame” to radio.   It was Stapleton’s first top 10 single on the country charts and won Song of the Year at the ACM Awards.[3]



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