FEBRUARY 1ST: ON THIS DAY

February 1st: On This Day

On this day in 1977, George Jones and Tammy Wynette topped the Billboard Country Charts with “Near You”. ┬áThe song was their second consecutive #1 single since their divorce in 1975. The duo had only managed to top the charts once during their six-year marriage with “We’re Gonna Hold On” in 1973.

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