Welcome To Thursday April 5th’ 2018
It’s NATIONAL BURRITO DAY | NATIONAL NEBRASKA DAY | NATIONAL DEEP DISH PIZZA DAY | NATIONAL GO FOR BROKE DAY | NATIONAL CARAMEL DAY | NATIONAL ALCOHOL SCREENING DAY | NATIONAL READ A ROAD MAP DAY | NATIONAL RAISIN AND SPICE BAR DAY (more information available at national day)
CARRIE UNDERWOOD posted a photo of herself sitting in a recording studio . . . and it’s sort of a big deal because it shows the left side of her face. That’s the side she’s been hiding since last year’s accident.
It Happened On This Day In Country Music History
1972 Happy Birthday Pat Green born on this day in San Antonio, Texas, who scored the 2003 #3 hit “Wave on Wave” from his gold-certified album of the same name.
1972 Freddie Hart and the Heartbeats were at #1 on the US Country chart with, “My Hang-Up Is You”, Hart’s second #1 on the US country singles chart. The single stayed at the top for six weeks and spent a total of eighteen weeks on the chart.
1974 Johnny Cash released Ragged Old Flag, his 46th album. The album addresses several political as well as ethical issues, not unlike many of Cash’s other releases. The title track, and simultaneously the only single from the album, is a spoken word tribute to patriotism.
2000 Toby Keith was at #1 on the US chart with “How Do You Like Me Now?!“, the second single released from the album How Do You Like Me Now?! The song spent five weeks at #1 on the Billboard US Hot Country Songs chart.
Country Music Fun Fact
Dolly Parton has had 26 songs reach #1 on the Billboard country charts, a record for a female artist.