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Carrie Underwood Finds Casanova, Faith Hill Goes To Mississippi – Today In Country Music History

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Carrie Underwood found her Casanova on this date in 2009, Faith Hill proclaimed her Mississippi roots in 2005, Rodney Crowell scored his very first number one hit in 1988 and more.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 03 September, 2012.

  • Carrie Underwood‘s “Cowboy Casanova” was released to radio in 2009.
  • Taylor Swift made her European concert debut in 2008, performing a sold-out show at King’s College in London.
  • Tim McGraw & Faith Hill‘s Soul2Soul II tour wrapped at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas in 2006. The couple brought in almost $89 million with Soul2Soul II, setting a record then as the highest-grossing country tour in history.
  • Faith Hill‘s “Mississippi Girl” claimed the Number One spot on the Billboard country chart in 2005.
  • Deana Carter‘s debut album, Did I Shave My Legs for This?, was released in 1996.
  • Rodney Crowell scored his first Number One single as an artist with “I Couldn’t Leave You If I Tried” in 1988.
  • George Strait‘s Something Special album was released in 1985.
  • The Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton duet “Islands In The Stream” charted in 1983.
  • George Strait netted a Number One single in Billboard with “A Fire I Can’t Put Out” in 1983.
  • Loretta Lynn signed her first major-label recording contract with Decca Records in 1961.

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