Tim McGraw Puts On The “Security” Shirt This Day In Country Music – July 26th
2009 – Tim McGraw stops his show at the Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles, California, to have security boot a man in the audience who has a woman in a headlock: “You don’t treat a woman like that. Get outta here!”.
2005 – Broken Bow releases Jason Aldean’s self-titled debut album.
2005 – Dierks Bentley’s show at the House of Blues in Los Angeles is interrupted by Marty Stuart, who invites Bentley to join the Grand Ole Opry. Bentley’s response: “Hell, yeah!”.
2003 – Keith Urban’s “Who Wouldn’t Wanna Be Me” video makes its TV debut on CMT.
2003 – Lonestar tops the Billboard country singles chart with “My Front Porch Looking In”.
1999 – Shania Twain’s “Come On Over” is certified for shipments of 12 million copies, superceding her own “The Woman In Me” as the best-selling country album by a female.
1986 – Randy Travis scores his first #1 single in Billboard with “On The Other Hand”.
1968 – Jeannie C. Riley records “Harper Valley P.T.A.”.
1956 – Record producer Scott Hendricks born in Clinton, Oklahoma. The head of Capitol Records for two years in the mid-1990s, his credits include: Brooks & Dunn, John Michael Montgomery, Restless Heart, Trace Adkins and Alan Jackson, among others.
1947 – Guitarist Al Anderson born in Windsor, Connecticut. After a lengthy membership in the eclectic rock band NRBQ, he becomes a prominent songwriter, creating such hits as “Big Deal,” “Unbelievable,” “Powerful Thing” and “All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down”.