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This Day In Country Music History 7/23/18

Welcome To The 23 Day of July’ Let’s All Help Celebrate

NATIONAL VANILLA ICE CREAM DAY

(more information available at national day)

Country Music Top $$$ Earners for 2017

Eric Church, $19.4 million

Florida Georgia Line, $20.9 million

Luke Bryan, $21 million

Garth Brooks, $52.2 million

It Happened On This Day In Country Music History

1971 Happy Birthday Alison Maria Krauss born on this day in Decatur, Illinois, Bluegrass-country singer, songwriter and fiddler. She released her first solo album in 1987 and then was invited to join the band with which she still performs, Alison Krauss and Union Station.

1991 Alan Jackson was at #1 on the Country charts with “Don’t Rock the Jukebox”, released as the lead single from the album of the same name. It was his second consecutive #1 single on the US Billboard Hot Country Singles charts.

 

1996 Happy Birthday Danielle Bradbery born on this day in League City, Texas.  Her debut studio album, Danielle Bradbery, released in 2013, featuring the top 20 country hit “The Heart of Dixie”. She won season four of NBC’s The Voice in 2013, becoming the youngest contestant to come in first place.

2010 Wynonna Judd, along with her daughter and tour manager were involved in a head-on collision in Salt Lake City, Utah, on their way to a sushi restaurant. The three of them were taken to a hospital where their injuries were treated, and all three were released at midnight that evening.

Country Music Fun Fact

George Strait holds the world record for more #1 hit singles than any other artist in the history of music on any chart or in any genre, having recorded 60 #1 hit singles as of 2011.

 

 

 



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