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Toby Keith Signs Trace Adkins, Johnny Cash Goes To Prison – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

Hosts Kristin Chenoweth (L) and Trace Adkins speak onstage at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Toby Keith signed Trace Adkins on this date in 2010, Alan Jackson went quadruple platinum in 1999 and Johnny Cash recorded a live album inside Folsom Prison in 1968.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 13 January, 2012.

  • Trace Adkins signed a recording contract with Toby Keith‘s Show Dog-Universal Music during a press conference at BMI in Nashville in 2010.
  • Big & Rich‘s Comin’ To Your City album was certified gold and platinum in 2006.
  • Alan Jackson‘s Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 album was certified double platinum in 2004.
  • Alan Jackson‘s Who I Am album was certified quadruple platinum in 1999.
  • Brooks & Dunn‘s Borderline album was certified double platinum in 1997.
  • Faith Hill claimed the Number One spot on the Billboard country singles chart with “It Matters To Me” in 1996.
  • Terri Clark made her Opry debut in 1996.
  • Keith Whitley hit Number One on the Billboard country chart with “It Ain’t Nothin’” in 1990.
  • Johnny Cash recorded the live album Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison in 1968.
  • Eddy Arnold‘s Number One single, “There’s Been a Change in Me,” charted in 1951.

Here’s the official version of Folsom Prison Blues from the Man in Black.

 

 

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