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One of Country’s Great Voices Born This Day in Country Music – September 3rd (Video)

1933 – Tompall Glaser is born in Spalding, Nebraska. He joins Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter on the 1976 album “Wanted: The Outlaws” and has several hits with Tompall & The Glaser Brothers. The Glasers also back Marty Robbins on “El Paso”.


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 – 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 album “Did I Shave My Legs For This?”.


1988 – Rodney Crowell scores a #1 single in Billboard with “I Couldn’t Leave You If I Tried”.


1982 – Singer-songwriter Aaron Henningsen is born at Jarman Hospital in Tuscola, Illinois. He joins father Brian Henningsen and sister Clara Henningsen in forming The Henningsens, and in writing The Band Perry’s hit “You Lie”.


1961 – Loretta Lynn signs with Decca Records.


1925 – Hank Thompson is 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. His signature song, “The Wild Side Of Life,” aids his 1989 induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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