This Day In Country Music History – April 8th
On this day in 2010, Alan Jackson’s “Freight Train Tour” kicked off in Fort Meyers, Florida with Josh Turner and Chris Young on tap to get the crowd revved up… Jackson recently returned from his first tour of Australia.
Today in 2004, Kenny Chesney’s When The Sun Goes Down held its spot at the top of the Billboard Country Albums Chart for a ninth straight week.
Van Stephenson of the group Blackhawk passed away after a two-year battle with skin cancer in 2001.
And on this day in 1986, Hank Williams Jr.’s album High Notes, which featured the song “If Heaven Ain’t A Lot Like Dixie,” was certified gold.