He Stopped Loving Her This Day In Country Music History – February 6th (Video)
2011 – Keith Urban performs “Who Wouldn’t Wanna Be Me” at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, before the Super Bowl, a 31-25 Green Bay Packers win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Paul Overstreet is in the stands.
2009 – Darius Rucker’s first country album, “Learn To Live,” is certified gold.
2007 – Arista releases Jason Michael Carroll’s debut album, “Waitin’ In The Country”.
2001 – Arista releases Diamond Rio’s “One More Day” album.
1989 – Patty Loveless quietly marries record producer Emory Gordy in Gatlinburg.
1980 – George Jones records “He Stopped Loving Her Today” at the Columbia Recording Studio in Nashville, then bets producer Billy Sherrill that the record won’t go to #1.
1976 – Ronnie Milsap joins the Grand Ole Opry.
1971 – Dolly Parton scores her first #1 single in Billboard with “Joshua”.
1963 – Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs, who already perform the theme song for “The Beverly Hillbillies,” make the first of seven on-screen appearances on the CBS sitcom. They introduce a new song, “Pearl Pearl Pearl,” addressed to the show’s Pearl Bodine.
1962 – Richie McDonald born in Lubbock, Texas. He becomes the lead singer of Lonestar, whose slick harmonies define a series of hits beginning in the mid-1990s, including the pop crossover ballad “Amazed”.