A First For Randy Travis This Day in Country Music – July 26th (Video)
1986 – Randy Travis scores his first #1 single in Billboard …with “On The Other Hand”.
2011 – EMI releases the Eric Church album “Chief”.
2005 – Broken Bow releases Jason Aldean’s self-titled debut album.
2005 – Dierks Bentley’s concert at the House of Blues in Los Angeles is interrupted by Marty Stuart, who extends an invitation to join the Grand Ole Opry. Bentley’s response: “Hell, yeah!”.
2003 – Keith Urban’s “Who Wouldn’t Wanna Be Me” video makes its TV debut on CMT.
2003 – Lonestar tops the Billboard country singles chart with “My Front Porch Looking In”.
1999 – Shania Twain’s “Come On Over” is certified for shipments of 12 million copies, passing her own “The Woman In Me” as the best-selling country album by a female.
1968 – Jeannie C. Riley records “Harper Valley P.T.A.”.
1956 – Record producer Scott Hendricks born in Clinton, Oklahoma. An executive with Capitol, Virgin and Warner Bros., he produces Brooks & Dunn, Blake Shelton, Restless Heart, Trace Adkins and Alan Jackson, among others.
1947 – Guitarist Al Anderson is born in Windsor, Connecticut. After a stint in the eclectic rock band NRBQ, he becomes a major songwriter, creating such hits as “Love’s Gonna Make It Alright,” “Unbelievable,” “Big Deal” and “All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down”.
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