This Day In Country Music History 2/21/18

Welcome to the 21st day of February 2018

Today we celebrate National Sticky Bun Day.  (more information available at national day) 

It Happened On This day In Country Music History

1953 The late Hank Williams registers a #1 country single in Billboard with “Kaw-Liga”

1958 Mary Chapin Carpenter is born on this day in Princeton, New Jersey. Known for her 1990s hits  “Down At The Twist & Shout,“I Feel Lucky” and “Shut Up And Kiss Me”

1976 Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson share the top spot on the Billboard country chart with “Good Hearted Woman”

1996 The Garth Brooks album “Fresh Horses” is certified gold, platinum and triple-platinum.  The album includes “The Beaches Of Cheyenne” and “To make You Feel My Love”

2004  Toby Keith’s “American Soldier” conquers the #1 position on the  Billboard country chart.

2017 Thomas Rhett earns a triple-platinum single  for “Die A Happy Man” and a gold one for “Vacation”

More information on these and other stories available at CMT

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