This Day In Country Music History 3/12/18

Welcome to Monday the 12th Day of March

It’s National Girls Scout Day, National Plant a Flower Day, and National Napping Day. (I Will Nap to That)

Mitt Romney Head of SLOC and candidate for US Senate Seat is celebrating his 71st birthday today.

It Happened On This Day in Country Music History

1975 The divorce of George Jones and Tammy Wynette is finalised. Wynette took custody of their only child, Tamala and kept their home on Franklin Road in Nashville. Three of their duets (“We’re Gonna Hold On,” “Golden Ring” and “Near You”) ended up as #1 hits, two of which were recorded after their divorce in 1974.

1991 Alan Jackson scored his first #1 on Billboard Country chart, with “I’d Love You All Over Again.” The song was written by Alan for his wife, Denise in a hotel room in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on a rainy evening.

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Country Music Trivia

Before becoming famous, Garth Brooks was a struggling boot salesmen in Nashville.


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