Taylor Swift Leaks And The Singing Breakman Records His First This Day In Country Music – August 4th
2010 – Big Machine rush-releases Taylor Swift’s “Mine” to radio after the song was leaked on the Internet.
2009 – Columbia releases Miranda Lambert’s “White Liar” to radio.
2008 – Brooks & Dunn earn a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
2005 – CMT premieres the videos for Lonestar’s “You’re Like Comin’ Home” and Trace Adkins’ “Arlington”.
2001 – Jamie O’Neal flies to the top of the Billboard country chart with “When I Think About Angels”
2001 – Jason and Jessica Aldean are married.
1984 – The Judds make their first appearance at #1 on the Billboard country chart with “Mama He’s Crazy”.
1981 – Ricky Skaggs marries Sharon White.
1975 – Guitarist Grady Cross born in St. Louis, Missouri. He’s a founding member of the alt-country band Cross Canadian Ragweed, which nabs four Top 10 country albums during the first decade of the 2000s.
1963 – Connie Smith wins a talent contest in Columbus, Ohio, and gains the attention of guest artist Bill Anderson, who helps her get her first recording contract.
1927 – Jimmie Rodgers records for the first time in Bristol, Tennessee, singing “Sleep, Baby, Sleep” and “The Soldier’s Sweetheart” during an afternoon session with producer Ralph Peer at a furniture store at 408 State Street.