Jake’s Big Break Didn’t Get Away This Day in Country Music – September 25th (Video)
2005 – Jake Owen signs with RCA Records.
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2004 – Drummer Keech Rainwater, of Lonestar, marries CMT Canada employee Elissa Lansdell in Toronto. The ceremony includes a taped performance by the band of “Amazed”.
2001 – Alan Jackson records “Drive (For Daddy Gene)” and “That’d Be Alright”.
1999 – “Something Like That” takes Tim McGraw to #1 in Billboard for the first of five weeks.
1993 – Sara Evans marries Craig Schelske in Boonesboro, Missouri.
1993 – The Postal Service issues a series of stamps honoring four important country music acts: Hank Williams, The Carter Family, Patsy Cline and Bob Wills.
1971 – West Plains, Missouri, celebrates Porter Wagoner Day by renaming a city street Porter Wagoner Boulevard.
1962 – Loretta Lynn joins the Grand Ole Opry.
1961 – Leroy Van Dyke’s “Walk On By” spends the first of 19 weeks at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.
1934 – Royce Kendall born in St. Louis, Missouri. Teaming with daughter Jeannie, The Kendalls use gospel harmony to create a series of suggestive singles, including the million-selling “Heaven’s Just A Sin Away,” “Pittsburgh Stealers” and “Teach Me To Cheat”.
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