By Frank Williams Jr.

(1948)Dan Seals is born in McCamey, Texas. He becomes a consistent country presence in the 1980s, behind “Bop,” “You Still Move Me” and “Big Wheels In The Moonlight”.

(1960)Jim Reeves scores a #1 country single in Billboard magazine with “He’ll Have To Go”.

(1996)Travis Tritt proposes to Theresa Nelson at home near Marietta, Georgia, a year after they first met. He gets down on one knee and offers a six-carat diamond ring.

(1997)Mark Chesnutt makes a timely appearance on top of the Billboard country chart with “It’s A Little Too Late”.

(2004) Alison Krauss wins three times in the 46th annual Grammy Awards: Best Bluegrass Album; Best Country Instrumental Performance, and she shares Best Country Collaboration with James Taylor, for “How’s The World Treating You”.

(2005) – MCA releases Lee Ann Womack‘s album “There’s More Where That Came From”.

(2006) Alison Krauss + Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas win three trophies during the 48th annual Grammy Awards: Best Country Album; Best Country Vocal by a Duo or Group; and Best Country Instrumental.

(2009)Robert Plant & Alison Krauss win five trophies in the 51st Grammy Awards: Album of the Year and Contemporary Folk/Americana Album,”; Record of the Year; Pop Collaboration.

(2011) – Stoney Creek releases Thomspson Squares debut album.

(2015) – Two songs from the documentary “Glen Campbell… I’ll Be Me” win trophies during the 57th annual Grammy awards: The Band Perry’s “Gentle On My Mind” takes Best Country Duo/Group Performance; “I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” written by Campbell with Julian Raymond, earns Best Country Song


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