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February 22nd: On This Day

On this day in 2001, Keith Urban scored his first #1 single with "But for the Grace of God". Urban wrote the song along with Charlotte Caffey and Jane Wiedlin of The Go-Go's.
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February 21st: On This Day

On this day in 2011, Blake Shelton topped both country charts with "Who Are You When I'm Not Looking" marking Shelton's eighth #1 single and THE first triple back-to-back chart-toppers of his career. It has been Certified…
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February 20th: On This Day

On this day in 2005, LeAnn Rimes sang "Nothin' 'Bout Love Makes Sense" and Big & Rich performed "Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy)" at the halftime show during the NBA All-Star Game at Denver's Colorado…
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February 17th: On This Day

On this day in 2001, Brad Paisley was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. Wearing the yellow jacket that Buck Owens wore the night he recorded his album "Live At Carnegie Hall.", Paisley sang "Two People Fell…
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February 16th: On This Day

On this day in 1971, Johnny Cash recorded Man In Black in Nashville at the Columbia Recording Studio. The album would hit #1 on the Country Album chart and 56 on the Pop Albums chart. The…
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February 15th: On This Day

On this day in 2004, Kenny Chesney's When the Sun Goes Down debuted at the top of both the Billboard Top 200 and the Billboard Country Albums charts. The album has been Certified Quadruple Platinum by…
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February 14th: On This Day

On this day in 2006, the RIAA awarded a gold single to Little Big Town for their song "Boondocks". The single would eventually go Platinum.
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February 13th: On This Day

On this day in 2005, Loretta Lynn won the Grammy for "Best Country Album" for Van Lear Rose. The album title refers to Lynn's origins as the daughter of a miner working in the Van…
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February 10th: On This Day

On this day back in 1986, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson were presented a Gold Album for The Highwaymen.  Though they would end up being called The Highwaymen, the group did…
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February 9th: On This Day

On this day back in 1975, Willie Nelson recorded the classic "Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain". The song was a cover of  Roy Acuff and helped jump start Nelson's success as a singer and recording…
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