“Greatest Country Song of All Time” Hits #1 This Day in Country Music – July 5th (Video)
What in your opinion is the greatest county song of all time? Many polls and surveys asked that question and one of the songs mentioned most often is a classic by George Jones.
2011 – “Drop everything now”: Big Machine releases Taylor Swift’s “Sparks Fly” to radio.
2008 – Jennifer Nettles makes an unannounced appearance to perform “Stay” during Kenny Chesney’s stadium date at Nashville’s LP Field before a crowd of 49,000 people. Also on the bill: Keith Urban, LeAnn Rimes, Sammy Hagar and Gary Allan.
2007 – Toby Keith’s “Love Me If You Can” video airs on TV for the first time via CMT.
2000 – Travis Tritt’s “Best Of Intentions” video debuts on CMT.
1989 – Tanya Tucker has her first baby, Presley Tanita.
1982 – Dave Haywood born in Savannah, Georgia. He becomes a founding member of Lady Antebellum, which wins seven Grammy awards from 2010-2012, including five in 2001 behind the crossover hit “Need You Now”.
1980 – George Jones takes “He Stopped Loving Her Today” to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.
1980 – John Conlee makes his Grand Ole Opry debut.
1969 – Jack Greene stands tall at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with “Statue Of A Fool”.
1954 – Elvis Presley records “That’s All Right” at Memphis’ Sun Recording Studio.