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TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY – 6/16/2020

COUNTRY DATEBOOK: JUNE 16, 2020 • 1977: KENNY ROGERS’ hit Lucille topped the U.K. pop charts. • 1981: THE OAK RIDGE BOYS single Elvira was certified gold. • 1984: DOLLY PARTON’s third major movie, Rhinestone, opened. • 1998: SHANIA TWAIN’s album Come On Over was certified quadruple platinum. • 2002: ALAN JACKSON’s Drive was spending…

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Today in Country Music History – 5/21/2020

• 1994: TRISHA YEARWOOD and MAVERICKS bassist Robert Reynolds were married on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Trisha is now married to GARTH BROOKS. • 1998: GARTH BROOKS’ album No Fences was certified multi-platinum for sales of 14 million copies. Hits included Friends In Low Places, Unanswered Prayers and The Thunder…

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TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY – 05/20/2020

COUNTRY DATEBOOK: MAY 20, 2020 • 1980: ALABAMA’s album My Home’s In Alabama was released. • 1994: TOBY KEITH topped the charts with Wish I Didn’t Know Now. • 1999: An autopsy on the late TAMMY WYNETTE, at the request of her husband George Richey, revealed she died from heart failure caused by repeated blood…

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TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY – 02/14/2020

• 1998: T.G. SHEPPARD served as best man for 35 different grooms at a Las Vegas hotel. The event was held in conjunction with a contest surrounding T.G.’s song She’s Getting’ The Rock. • 2006: GARTH BROOKS and TRISHA YEARWOOD appeared on TV for the first time as a married couple when they were interviewed…

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Today In Country Music History -02/07/2020

COUNTRY DATEBOOK: FEBRUARY 7, 2020 • 1976: EDDIE RABBITT scored his first number one hit with Drinkin’ My Baby (Off My Mind). • 1996: SHANIA TWAIN’s album The Woman In Me was certified multi-platinum for sales of 5 million copies. Hits included Noone Needs To Know, the title track and If You’re Not In It…

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104-Year Old WWII Veteran Wants to Be Your Valentine

Valentine’s Day is a month away, and Bill White, who’s 104, spent 30 years in the Marines, and earned a Purple Heart at the Battle of Iwo Jima, wants to be your Valentine. Bill enjoys scrapbooking and collecting, and would like to add valentines to his collection. To send a Valentine’s Day card to Bill,…

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Happy Veterans Day!

On this Veteran’s Day, we salute the brave men and women, past and present, that have served our US Armed Forces. Max and Johnny visited some local veterans today to pass out some Biggie 100.5 and Kool 105.5 gear. We thank you for your service!