1/11/18 – Day in the Country

This Day in Country Music History, January 11


2016
RCA releases “Think Of You,” a Chris Young duet with Cassadee Pope, to radio
2012
Taylor Swift is named Favorite Country Artist during the People’s Choice Awards, aired from Los Angeles on CBS
2010
Capitol releases Luke Bryan’s “Rain Is A Good Thing” to radio
2003
Mark Wills begins a six-week stay at the Billboard summit with “19 Somethin'”
2003
Shania Twain’s “Up!” video and Montgomery Gentry’s “Speed” debut on the CMT show “Most Wanted Live”
1997
Kevin Sharp’s remake of The Tony Rich Project’s “Nobody Knows” hits #1 on the Billboard country singles chart
1990
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s album “Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Volume 2” receives five Grammy nominations
1967
Johnny Cash & June Carter record the classic “Jackson” at the Columbia Recording Studios in Nashville
1964
Roger Miller records “Dang Me” and “Chug-A-Lug” at the Bradley Film & Recording Studio on 16th Avenue South in Nashville
1946
Naomi Judd is born in Ashland, Kentucky. Along with daughter Wynonna, The Judds become the pre-eminent duo of the ’80s with harmonies that reflect mountain music and the blues. Chronic hepatitis forces her to halt regular performing in 1991