This Day In Country Music History 10/19/17

1999  – Capitol releases Keith Urban’s self-titled debut album as a solo artist.  Hits off that album include ‘It’s A Love Thing (charted at #18), Where the Blacktop Ends(charted at #3), But For the Grace of God (the only song to go #1), and Your Everything(charted at #4)”.  The album is certified GOLD and is just 20’000 short of being certified PLATINUM.

2002 – Keith Urban begins a six-week stay at #1 on the Billboard country chart with “Somebody Like You”

2011 Scotty McCreery performs “The Star-Spangled Banner” before game 1 of the World Series at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The Cardinals win the opener, 3-2, against the Texas Rangers, partially owned by Charley Pride

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