This Day In Country Music History 3/8/18

Welcome To Thursday March Eighth

IT’S/NATIONAL OREGON DAY/INTERNATIONAL WOMAN’S DAY/NATIONAL PEANUT CLUSTER DAY/ and NATIONAL PROOFREADING DAY. (more information available at national day) Alan Hale Jr. (The Skipper on “Giilgians Island”) was born on this day in 1921.  He passed away in 1990.

It Happened On This Day In Country Music History

1969 Sonny James “Only the Lonely” a song written by written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson is at #1 on the Billboard country music charts.

1975 Olivia Newton-John is at #1 on the US Country charts with “Have You Never Been Mellow.” 

1992 Garth Brooks was at #1 on the Country singles chart with “What She’s Doing Now”, the third single from his album, Ropin’ the Wind.

2014  The Outsiders the fourth studio album by Eric Church was at #1 on the Country Album Charts . After the release of the album, Church urged fans not to shuffle the song list. It’s made to be listened to start to finish.

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