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Back To Back Gilley This Day in Country Music – March 8th (Video)

1936 – Mickey Gilley born in Natchez, Mississippi. A piano-playing cousin of Jerry Lee Lewis and Rev. Jimmy Swaggart, he becomes a ballad singer during the Urban Cowboy era, in which his club, Gilley’s, plays a central role.

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2011 – RCA releases the Sara Evans album “Stronger”.


2007 – Carrie Underwood sings “Wasted” during an installment of FOX-TV’s “American Idol”.


2006 – Brad Paisley secures six nods to top the list of Academy of Country Music awards nominees, announced at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame. Brooks & Dunn and Sugarland get five nominations each; Rascal Flatts and Carrie Underwood nab four.


2003 – Darryl Worley’s “Have You Forgotten?” video debuts on CMT’s “Most Wanted Live”.


1999 – Faith Hill earns six nominations for the Academy of Country Music’s “Hat” awards. Garth Brooks, Steve Wariner and Brooks & Dunn each appear four times on the ballot.


1991 – “Love Can Build A Bridge” earns a gold album for The Judds.


1982 – The Oak Ridge Boys earn a platinum single, for shipping 2 million copies of “Elvira”.


1980 – Willie Nelson tops the Billboard country charts with “My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys”.


1975 – Conway Twitty’s “Linda On My Mind” rests at #1 on the Billboard country chart.


1972 – “Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'” brings Charley Pride a gold single.

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