A Jukebox With A #1 Country Song This Day In Country Music – February 1st (Video)
2011 – Miranda Lambert nabs seven nominations in the 46th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, making her the leading contender.
2009 – Faith Hill sings “America, The Beautiful” before the Super Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, with Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band playing halftime. Pittsburgh beats Arizona, 27-23.
2004 – Toby Keith and Willie Nelson join Aerosmith in the pre-game show for Super Bowl XXXVIII at Houston’s Reliant Stadium, as the New England Patriots defeat the Carolina Panthers, 32-29. Kid Rock appears at halftime. Also attending: Rascal Flatts.
1992 – Doug Stone’s “A Jukebox With A Country Song” blasts into the #1 position on the Billboard country singles list.
1987 – The Judds perform in the United Kingdom for the first time.
1979 – Julie Roberts born in Lancaster, South Carolina. After work as an assistant for Mercury Records, she gets a recording deal with the label, releasing her debut album in 2004 and gaining a nomination for the Country Music Association’s Horizon Award.
1978 – “Here You Come Again” is certified as Dolly Parton’s first gold single.
1968 – Lisa Marie Presley born to Elvis and Priscilla Presley at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. She is Elvis’ only child.
1939 – Del McCoury born in Bakersville, North Carolina. He leads The Del McCoury Band, which becomes one of the dominant bluegrass acts of the 1990s.
1937 – Don Everly born in Brownie, Kentucky. With younger sibling Phil, The Everly Brothers’ harmonies yield such hits as “Wake Up Little Susie” and “Bye Bye Love” while influencing a string of rock and country stars on their way to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.