Clint Black Is A Winner, George Strait Plays It One Night At A Time – Today In Country Music History
Clint Black was a big winner in 2009, Kenny Chesney had a serious stage mishap in 2008 and George Strait started a five week stay at the top of the Country Music charts back in 1997.
Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 26 April, 2012.
- Clint Black won $20,000 for charity as the project manager for the winning team on an episode of NBC’s The Celebrity Apprentice in 2009.
- Kenny Chesney‘s right foot was caught between a mechanical lift and the stage at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina, creating a severe hematoma, in 2008.
- The Tim McGraw/Faith Hill duet, “I Need You,” was released to radio in 2007.
- George Strait began a five-week stay at the top of the Billboard country chart with “One Night At A Time” in 1997.
- Dottie West had her first solo Number One single with “A Lesson In Leavin’” in 1980.
- Ernest Tubb recorded the classic “Walking The Floor Over You” in 1941.
Here’s George from the 1997 ACM Awards show.
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