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#1 Is On Willie’s Mind This Day In Country Music – May 8th (Video)

1982 – Willie Nelson’s “Always On My Mind” reaches #1 on the Billboard country chart.

2012 – Lady Antebellum performs “Wanted You More” on the season finale of NBC’s “The Voice.” One of Blake Shelton’s team members, Jermaine Paul, is voted the winner.


2005 – Mindy McCready is taken to a Nashville hospital after an ex-boyfriend broke into her Bellevue home, where he beat and choked the singer. The ex, William McKnight, is charged with attempted murder.


2004 – “You’ll Think Of Me” takes Keith Urban to the top of the Billboard country singles chart.


2001 – Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black have their first baby, a daughter, Lily Pearl Black.


1976 – The Man in Black dons a black robe: Johnny Cash receives an honorary Doctorate of Human Letters from San Diego’s National University. San Diego mayor Pete Wilson declares Johnny Cash Day.


1968 – Drummer Del Gray is born in Hamilton, Ohio. As a member of Little Texas, he plays a key rhythmic role in “God Blessed Texas,” “Kick A Little” and “Life Goes On”.


1961 – Faron Young’s version of the Willie Nelson-penned “Hello Walls” hits #1 in Billboard.


1942 – Jack Blanchard is born in Buffalo, New York. He marries Misty Morgan, with whom he gains a novelty hit with “Tennessee Birdwalk” in 1970.


1940 – Ricky Nelson is born in Teaneck, New Jersey. Carried into the limelight through his role on TV’s “The Adventures Of Ozzie And Harriet,” he gains success in pop music, but also launches four Top 10 country hits in 1958.

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