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Jerry Lee Lewis Shakes, The Wreckers Leave The Pieces – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

The Wreckers, Jessica Harp (L) and Michelle Branch perform at the 2007 CMA Music Festival (formerly known as FanFair) on June 7, 2007 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rusty Russell/Getty Images)

It was today in 2006 that The Wreckers’ Leave The Pieces was at the top of the charts, Bryan White scored his first number one single in 1995 and there was a Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On with Jerry Lee Lewis back in 1957.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 09 September, 2011.

  • Joe Nichols married Heather Singleton at Whitfield Chapel in Savannah, Georgia in 2007.
  • The Wreckers‘ debut single, “Leave The Pieces,” hit the top of the Billboard country chart in 2006.
  • Alan Jackson‘s single “It Must Be Love” hit Number One in 2000.
  • Bill Monroe, the “Father Of Bluegrass,” died in 1996.
  • Bryan White scored his first Number One single with “Someone Else’s Star” in 1995.
  • Tracy Byrd married Michelle Hilton in Lake Tahoe, Nevada in 1991.
  • The late Keith Whitley was featured at Number One on the Billboard country chart with “I Wonder Do You Think Of Me” in 1989.
  • Waylon Jennings‘ “I’ve Always Been Crazy” started a three-week run at Number One in Billboard in 1978.
  • Buck Owens performed for president Lyndon Johnson at the White House in 1968.
  • Tammy Wynette recorded her first single, “Apartment No. 9,” in 1966.
  • Jerry Lee Lewis scored his first Number One country hit with “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” in 1957.

I always liked this song from The Wreckers.

 

 

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