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52 Years Ago: Merle Haggard's 'Okie From Muskogee' Album Hits No. 1

Fifty-two years ago today, on May 22, 1970, Merle Haggard landed at the top of the charts. It was on that date that Okie From Muskogee, the live album that Haggard released in December of 1969, hit No. 1.Okie From Muskogee features 20 tracks, including a number of Haggard's most famous songs -- "Mama Tried," "Silver Wings" and "Workin' Man Blues" among them -- but it draws its title from what […]

todayMay 22, 2022 1

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43 Years Ago: The Bellamy Brothers Earn Their First Country No. 1

On May 19, 1979, the Bellamy Brothers earned their first country No. 1 hit with the song "If I Said You Have a Beautiful Body Would You Hold It Against Me." Written by David Bellamy, the song is a rather brazen lyrical come-on, set to easygoing country-rock music that shows off the brothers' familial harmonies and laissez-faire pedal steel.As Howard Bellamy tells SongFacts, the song's title comes courtesy of comedian Groucho […]

todayMay 19, 2022

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24 Years Ago: Faith Hill Hits No. 1 With 'This Kiss'

Twenty-four years ago today (May 16, 1998) was a big day for Faith Hill: It was on that date that the singer landed at the top of the charts with her single, "This Kiss," which stayed in the No. 1 spot for three consecutive weeks."This Kiss" was the debut single from Hill's album Faith, which sold more than 6 million units. The song, which was written by Beth Nielsen Chapman, Robin Lerner and Annie Roboff, […]

todayMay 16, 2022

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73 Years Ago: Hank Williams Gets His First No. 1 Song With 'Lovesick Blues'

Seventy-three years ago today (May 7, 1949), Hank Williams earned his first No. 1 hit, with "Lovesick Blues." The song, written by Cliff Friend and Irving Mills, was first included in the 1922 musical Oh, Ernest.Emmett Miller and country singer Rex Griffin each recorded "Lovesick Blues," in 1925 and 1939, respectively. Inspired by their recordings, Williams decided to perform the song on the popular Louisiana Hayride radio show, and when the audience […]

todayMay 7, 2022

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24 Years Ago: Shania Twain's 'You're Still the One' Hits No. 1

On May 2, 1998, Shania Twain's "You're Still the One" hit No. 1 on the country singles chart.A tender ballad sprinkled with organ, piano and guitar — and, on the bridge, quivering pedal steel and harmonies — "You're Still the One" is a loving ode to a significant other. Despite obstacles (and naysayers who thought the couple might not make it), the protagonist is proud to say, "Looks like we made […]

todayMay 2, 2022 3

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28 Years Ago: Faith Hill Hits No. 1 With 'Piece of My Heart'

Twenty-eight years ago today (April 30, 1994), Faith Hill scored her second consecutive No. 1 hit. On that date, the singer topped the charts with "Piece of My Heart," from her freshman album, Take Me As I Am.Faith Hill Piece of My Heart Single CoverWarner Bros.loading...Although she found major success with the song, Hill was not the first person to release "Piece of My Heart": Emma Franklin recorded the tune in […]

todayApril 30, 2022

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36 Years Ago: The Judds' 'Why Not Me' Is Certified Platinum

Thirty-six years ago today, on April 25, 1986, the Judds' freshman album, Why Not Me, was certified platinum, for sales of one million copies.Why Not Me, which was released on Oct. 15, 1984, includes three No. 1 singles: the title track, "Girls' Night Out" and "Love Is Alive." The record stayed at the top of the charts for three weeks in early 1985, ending George Strait's two-week run with Does Fort Worth Ever […]

todayApril 25, 2022