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Sara Evans Dances, Dolly Parton Starts Over – Today In Country Music History

Sara Evans performs onstage during the Stagecoach Country Music Festival held at the Empire Polo Field on April 27, 2012 in Indio, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Stagecoach)

Sara Evans was on the season finale of Dancing With The Stars on this date in 2011, Buddy Jewel was on the Opry stage for the first time in 2003, Dolly Parton had the number one Country song in the nation in 1980 and more.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 24 May, 2012.

  • Sara Evans sang “A Little Bit Stronger” on the season finale of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars in 2011.
  • Josh Turner earned a gold single for “Why Don’t We Just Dance” in 2010.
  • Buddy Jewell made his Grand Ole Opry debut in 2003.
  • Randy Travis‘ “Three Wooden Crosses” climbed to Number One on the Billboard country chart in 2003.
  • David Lee Murphy‘s debut album, Out With A Bang, was released in 1994.
  • Diamond Rio‘s self-titled debut album was released in 1991.
  • Dolly Parton‘s single “Starting Over Again” went to Number One in 1980.
  • “I’m Not Lisa” brought Jessi Colter her only Number One country single in Billboard in 1975.
  • Buck Owens recorded “Under the Influence of Love” in 1961.

Here’s Sara’s Dancing With The Stars performance from last year.

 

 

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