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Tracy Chapman’s This Day In Country Music History 6/21/18

Welcome To Thursday June 21st’  Lets All Celebrate

NATIONAL SELFIE DAY | NATIONAL DUMP THE PUMP DAY | NATIONAL ARIZONA DAY | SUMMER BEGINS | NATIONAL SEASHELL DAY | NATIONAL DAY OF THE GONG | NATIONAL DAYLIGHT APPRECIATION DAY | GO SKATEBOARDING DAY | NATIONAL PEACHES ‘N’ CREAM DAY. (more info at  https://nationaldaycalendar.com)

The Top Slang Word in Each State

Play N J has released the top slang words in each state.  (link here to see all 50 states)  In Utah it is Biffed.  Used to describe falling down, tripping or doing anything completely embarrassing.

It Happened This Day In Country Music History

1959 Happy Birthday Kathy Mattea born on this day in South Charleston, West Virginia.  Kathy Mattea has recorded seventeen albums and has charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country charts including  “Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses”, 

1970 Conway Twitty held the #1 position on the country charts with “Hello Darlin'”. Twitty’s fourth #1 song was named the #1 song of 1970 and aside from being Twitty’s standard concert opener, the song became a country standard as well as his signature song.

1976 Reba McEntire married Charlie Battles at the First Baptist Church in Stringtown, Oklahoma. They had their honeymoon in Texas, where they promoted her latest single to local radio stations.

2004 Gretchen Wilson’s debut album, Here For The Party, was certified gold and platinum simultaneously. The album featured Wilson’s breakthrough debut single, “Redneck Woman.”

Country Music Fun Fact

Darius Rucker likes the film Stir Crazy, which he has seen more than 100 times!

(more information on these and other stories available at This day In Country Music)



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