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Toby Keith Shows His True Colors, Johnny Cash Sings The Blues – Today In Country Music History

Toby Keith performs on stage at the 2011 CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 8, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Toby Keith showed us his true colors when he got angry in 2002, Reba McEntire’s broken heart netted her a double platinum album in 1992 and Johnny Cash was singing the blues in 1968.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 20 July, 2011.

  • Toby Keith claimed the Number One position in Billboard with “Courtesy Of The Red, White And Blue (The Angry American)” in 2002.
  • Ricochet took “Daddy’s Money” to Number One on the Billboard country singles chart in 1996.
  • Billy Ray Cyrus‘ debut album, Some Gave All, was certified gold, platinum and double-platinum two months after its release in 1992.
  • For the first time in her career, Reba McEntire received a double-platinum album, marking two million units shipped of For My Broken Heart, in 1992.
  • Willie Nelson‘s Stardust album was certified gold in 1978.
  • Johnny Cash‘s live version of “Folsom Prison Blues” took the top slot on the Billboard country chart in 1968.
  • Faron Young‘s Number One single “Country Girl” charted in 1959.

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Dave D.

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