Houston Boy Hits #1 This Day in Country Music – September 3rd (Video)
2009 – Arista releases Carrie Underwood’s “Cowboy Casanova” to radio.
2008 – Taylor Swift makes her European concert debut, performing a sold-out show at King’s College in London.
2006 – Billy Gilman co-hosts segments of the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon from Las Vegas. Guests for the charity event include Jo Dee Messina, Steve Holy, Heartland, Julie Roberts and The Dave Matthews Band.
2006 – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill’s Soul2Soul II Tour wraps at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The couple brought in almost $89 million during the concert run, setting a record as the highest-grossing country tour in history.
2005 – Faith Hill’s “Mississippi Girl” sets up residence at #1 on the Billboard country chart.
1996 – Capitol releases Deana Carter’s “Did I Shave My Legs For This?” album.
1988 – Rodney Crowell scores a #1 single in Billboard with “I Couldn’t Leave You If I Tried”.
1961 – Loretta Lynn signs with Decca Records.
1933 – Tompall Glaser born in Spalding, Nebraska. He joins Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter on the 1976 album “Wanted: The Outlaws,” and enjoys several hits with Tompall & The Glaser Brothers. The brothers also back Marty Robbins on “El Paso”.
1925 – Hank Thompson born in Waco, Texas. His mix of honky-tonk and Western swing makes him one of country’s top acts in the 1950s and early-’60s, with his signature song, “The Wild Side Of Life,” aiding his 1989 induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
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