A 6 Pack Takes You to #1 This Day in Country Music – September 4th (Video)
1982 – Kenny Rogers goes to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with “Love Will Turn You Around”.
Do you remember the “Big screen debut” of this “National Treasure”?
2008 – Trace Adkins performs the national anthem at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, where John McCain accepts the presidential nomination during the Republican National Convention.
2005 – The “Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon” gets underway with Billy Gilman among Lewis’ four co-hosts. Country stars appearing include Charlie Daniels and Keith Anderson.
2001 – Trace and Rhonda Adkins have a daughter, Brianna Rhea Adkins, in Nashville.
1998 – Jo Dee Messina is certified for the first time, gaining a gold album for “I’m Alright” and a gold single for the double-sided hit “I’m Alright” and “Bye Bye”.
1991 – Dottie West dies five days after a car accident while on her way to the Grand Ole Opry. Her career featured sporadic hits from 1963 through the early-1980s, including “Country Sunshine,” “A Lesson In Leavin'” and several duets with Kenny Rogers.
1981 – Guitarist Tom Gossin born in Utica, New York. He helps form Gloriana in 2007 with the band earning its first hit, “Wild At Heart,” in 2009.
1981 – MCA releases George Strait’s debut album, “Strait Country”.
1973 – Charlie Rich grabs his first gold single, “Behind Closed Doors”.
1946 – Guitarist Don Potter born in Glens Falls, New York. After arranging Dan Hill’s 1978 pop hit “Sometimes When We Touch,” he becomes a significant contributor to The Judds, playing the guitar hook on “Why Not Me” and writing “One Hundred And Two”.
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