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Dolly Strikes Gold For The First Time This Day in Country Music – February 1st (Video)

1978 – “Here You Come Again” is certified as Dolly Parton’s first gold single.

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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 is 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.


1968 – Lisa Marie Presley born to Elvis and Priscilla Presley at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. She is Elvis’ only child.


1939 – Del McCoury is born in Bakersville, North Carolina. Following a membership in Bill Monroe’s band, he eventually leads The Del McCoury Band, becoming one of bluegrass music’s dominant acts and joining the Grand Ole Opry in 2003.


1937 – Don Everly is born in Brownie, Kentucky. With sibling Phil, The Everly Brothers net such hits as “Wake Up Little Susie” and “Bye Bye Love” while earning membership in the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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