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Clint Black Is A Winner, George Strait Plays It One Night At A Time – Today In Country Music History

Kenny Chesney (L) and Lionel Richie perform onstage during Lionel Richie and Friends in Concert presented by ACM held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 2, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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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Dave D.

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