Toby Keith Opens A Bar, Reba McEntire Has Her Day – Today In Country Music History
Glen Campbell announced he had Alzheimer’s disease on this date in 2011, Toby Keith opened a bar in 2005, Reba McEntire had her day in 2001 and more.
Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 22 June, 2012.
- Glen Campbell announced in People magazine that he’d been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2011.
- Toby Keith‘s I Love This Bar & Grill opened in Oklahoma City in 2005.
- George Strait earned a Number One single in Billboard with “Living And Living Well” in 2002.
- The city of New York celebrated Reba McEntire Day as the singer closed her five-month run on Broadway in a production of Annie Get Your Gun in 2001.
- The Dixie Chicks went gold for the first time with their Wide Open Spaces album in 1998.
- Tracy Lawrence began a three-week run at Number One in Billboard with “Time Marches On” in 1996.
- Shania Twain went platinum for the first time in her career with her album The Woman In Me in 1995.
- Brooks & Dunn made their chart debut with “Brand New Man,” which went on to be a Number One hit, in 1991.
- Garth Brooks‘ “The Thunder Rolls” became his sixth chart-topping hit in 1991.
- Merle Haggard recorded the Number One single “Going Where The Lonely Go” in 1981.
- Kenny Rogers earned his first gold single for “Lucille” in 1977.
- Waylon Jennings charted his first Number One single in Billboard with “This Time” in 1974.
- Roy Drusky joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1959.
- Hank Williams‘ “Hey, Good Lookin'” was released in 1951.
Let’s all hang out with Toby for a few minutes.
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