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Tracy Chapman’s This Day In Country Music History 8/3/18

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Celebrity Birthdays

Tom Brady is 41.  New England Patriots.

Jay North is 67.  Dennis the Menace.

It Happened On This Day In Country Music History

1968 Happy Birthday Terri Clark born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  Terri a Canadian country music singer, songwriter, who has scored over twenty singles, including six #1’s.

 

1974  signature song, “Rub It In,” was at #1 on the Billboardcountry chart.

1984 The Judds made their first appearance at #1 on the Billboard country chart with “Mama He’s Crazy”, The Judds’ second country hit and the first of fourteen #1 country hits.

1992  Brooks & Dunn were at #1 on the US Country charts with, “Boot Scootin’ Boogie”. Before its release, the band Asleep at the Wheel recorded it on their 1990 album Keepin’ Me Up Nights. Brooks & Dunn’s version was included on the album Brand New Man.

 

 

1999 Patsy Cline received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Prior to her death at the age of 30 in a private plane crash, she was at the height of her career. She is considered to be one of the most influential, successful, and acclaimed female vocalists of the 20th century. Some of the more notable hits she had during her lifetime began in 1957 with Donn Hecht’s “Walkin’ After Midnight”, Harlan Howard’s “I Fall to Pieces”, Hank Cochran’s “She’s Got You”, Willie Nelson’s “Crazy”, and ended in 1963 with Don Gibson’s “Sweet Dreams”.

2010 Taylor Swift’s “Fifteen” received an MTV Video Music Awards nomination for Best Female Video pitting her against Beyonce, Ke$ha, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry.

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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