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George Strait, Dierks Bentley, Tim McGraw – Today In Country Music History

Tim McGraw arrives at Fox's "American Idol" season 10 finale results show held at Nokia Theatre LA Live on May 25, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

George Strait went Platinum with Troubador in 2009, Dierks Bentley was at the top of the charts with Settle For A Slowdown in 2006 and Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw got arrested in 2000.

Here’s the rundown for Today in Country Music History for 03 June, 2011.

  • George Strait‘s Troubadour album was certified platinum in 2009.
  • Dierks Bentley‘s “Settle For A Slowdown” topped the Billboard country singles chart in 2006.
  • Big & Rich‘s “Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy)” earned a platinum single certification in 2005.
  • Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney were arrested in Buffalo, New York, after a backstage skirmish at Ralph Wilson Stadium on the George Strait tour in 2000. Kenny took a ride on a policeman’s horse, and Tim got in a fight with cops. They were both acquitted.
  • Tim McGraw‘s “Everywhere” album was released in 1997.
  • Reba McEntire married manager Narvel Blackstock in Lake Tahoe in 1989.

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Dave D.

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