A Real Nobody Sits at #1 This Day in Country Music – August 21st (Video)
1982 – Sylvia goes to #1 in Billboard with “Nobody”.Live performance from 1982.
2010 – Brad Paisley headlines a stadium for the first time, playing for 51,000 fans at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts, with Jason Aldean, Sara Evans, Darius Rucker and Easton Corbin.
2006 – Rosanne Cash and Steve Earle tape a new episode of “CMT Crossroads” at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom.
2003 – Johnny Cash holds his final session, recording “Engine One-Forty-Three” at the Cash Cabin Studio in Hendersonville, Tennessee.
1989 – Capitol releases Garth Brooks’ “If Tomorrow Never Comes”.
1988 – Kacey Musgraves is born in Sulphur Springs, Texas. She earns Academy of Country Music awards nominations in three categories in 2013 following her debut single, “Merry Go ‘Round.” She also co-writes Miranda Lambert’s hit “Mama’s Broken Heart”.
1979 – “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” brings The Charlie Daniels Band the only gold single of its career.
1961 – Patsy Cline records “Crazy” at the Bradley Film & Recording Studio in Nashville.
1939 – Guitarist James Burton born in Dubberly, Louisiana. A member of Elvis Presley’s band during the last seven years of The King’s life, Burton plays guitar on recordings by Ricky Nelson, Merle Haggard, Emmylou Harris and Buck Owens, among others.
1939 – Harold Reid, of The Statler Brothers, born in Augusta County, Virginia. His bass voice and comic personality is easily distinguished in the group’s award-winning gospel harmonies. They join the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2008.
1938 – Kenny Rogers is born in St. Joseph’s Infirmary in Houston. His pop-laced ballads and story songs in the 1970s and ’80s make him one of country’s best all-time sellers, with more than 25 gold albums. He expands his reach with a lengthy acting career.
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