This Day In Country Music History

Welcome to Thursday January 11th 2018

Today is National Arkansas Day, National Milk Day, National Step In A Puddle And Splash Your Friends Day. (more information available at national day) 

It Happened On This day In Country Music History

1946 Happy Birthday Naomi Judd  born on this day in Ashland, Kentucky. Along with daughter Wynonna, The Judds become the pre-eminent duo of the ’80s including hits such as“Love Can Build a Bridge” and “Grandpa Tell Me About The Good Old Days”

1997 Kevin Sharp’s remake of The Tony Rich Project’s “Nobody Knows” hits #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.

2003 Mark Wills begins a six-week stay at the Billboard summit with “19 Somethin'”

2010 Capitol releases Luke Bryan’s “Rain Is A Good Thing” to radio.

2012 Taylor Swift is named Favorite Country Artist during the People’s Choice Awards, 

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