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Encyclopedia > 1995 in country music

See also: 1994 in country music, 1995 in music, other events of 1995, 1996 in country music, 1990s in music and the List of years in Country Music See also: 1993 in country music, 1994 in music, other events of 1994, 1995 in country music, 1990s in music and the List of years in Country Music // Events Top hits of the year Number one hits (as certified by Billboard magazine) January 1 - Wild One - Faith Hill January 29... See also: 1994 in music, other events of 1995, 1996 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // January 18 - Jerry Garcia wrecks his rented BMW into a guard rail near Mill Valley, California. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1995 in country music, 1996 in music, other events of 1996, 1997 in country music, 1990s in music and the List of years in Country Music // June 28 - First annual Country Stampede Music Festival begins (as certified by Billboard magazine) 1 - No. ... (Redirected from 1990s in music) 1990 in music International trends Barbadian artists like Gabby, Spice and Square One bring a new sound to Trinidadian soca Mari Boines Gula Gula, and its titular hit single, bring Sami joik-based folk to popular attention Paradise Lost emerges at the forefront of... This page indexes the individual year in country music pages. ...

Contents

Events

Top hits of the year

Number one hits

(as certified by Billboard magazine) Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ...

Date Song Name Artist Wks. No. 1 Spec.
Note
January 14 Not a Moment Too Soon Tim McGraw 2
January 28 Gone Country Alan Jackson 1
February 4 Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life) Pam Tillis 2 C
February 18 My Kind of Girl Collin Raye 1
February 25 Old Enough to Know Better Wade Hayes 2 C
March 11 You Can't Make a Heart
Love Somebody
George Strait 1
March 18 This Woman and This Man Clay Walker 2
April 1 Thinkin' About You Trisha Yearwood 2
April 15 The Heart is a Lonely Hunter Reba McEntire 1
April 22 I Can Love You Like That John Michael Montgomery 3 2 This was the second John Michael Montgomery song
covered by R&B quartet All-4-One; like 1994's "I Swear,"
this cover version also became a major Billboard Hot 100 hit.
April 29 Little Miss Honky Tonk Brooks & Dunn 1
May 20 Gonna Get a Life Mark Chesnutt 1
May 27 What Mattered Most Ty Herndon 1 A
June 3 Summer's Comin' Clint Black 3
June 24 Texas Tornado Tracy Lawrence 1
July 1 Sold (The Grundy County
Auction Incident)
John Michael Montgomery 3 1
July 22 Any Man of Mine Shania Twain 2 A
August 5 I Don't Even Know Your Name Alan Jackson 1
August 12 I Didn't Know My Own Strength Lorrie Morgan 1 B
August 19 You're Gonna Miss Me
When I'm Gone
Brooks & Dunn 2
September 2 Not on Your Love Jeff Carson 1 C
September 9 Someone Else's Star Bryan White 1 A
September 16 I Like It, I Love It Tim McGraw 5
October 21 She's Every Woman Garth Brooks 1
October 28 Dust on the Bottle David Lee Murphy 2 C
November 11 Check Yes or No George Strait 4
December 9 Tall, Tall Trees Alan Jackson 2 A cover of the 1950s-era George Jones hit, which he co-wrote
with fellow country legend, the late Roger Miller.
December 23 That's as Close as
I'll Get to Loving You
Aaron Tippin 2
  • 1 - No. 1 song of the year, as determined by Billboard magazine.
  • 2 - Song dropped from No. 1 and later returned to top spot.
  • A - First Billboard No. 1 hit for that artist.
  • B - Last Billboard No. 1 hit for that artist to date.
  • C - Only Billboard No. 1 hit for that artist to date.

January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tim McGraw (born Samuel Timothy McGraw on May 1, 1967, in Delhi, Louisiana) is an American country music singer who has achieved many number one hits on the country singles and album charts, with total sales in excess of 25 million units. ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alan Eugene Jackson (born October 17, 1958) is an American country music singer and songwriter, who became one of the best-selling country musicians of the 1990s. ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Pam Tillis Pam Tillis (born July 24, 1957 in Plant City, Florida) is an American country music singer and actress. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Collin Raye (born Floyd Collin Wray August 22, 1959 in De Queen, Arkansas) is a country singer. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Hits include: Dont Stop Old Enough to Know Better How Do You Sleep At Night What I Meant to SAy In a Chevy in a Hurry Where Do I Go to Start All Over ... March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952), is an American country music artist. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... Clay Walker (born 19 August 1969 in Beaumont, Texas) is an American country music singer. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... Trisha Yearwood Trisha Yearwood (born September 19, 1964) is a country music singer. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... Reba Nell McEntire (b. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Rhythm and blues (aka R&B or RnB) is a popular music genre combining jazz, gospel, and blues influences — first performed by African American artists. ... All-4-One is a male R&B group best known for their hit single I Swear from their self-titled 1994 debut album. ... I Swear is a ballad that became a hit for two acts in 1994. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... Brooks (left) & Dunn (right) Brooks & Dunn are a country music singer-songwriter duo. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... Mark Chesnutt Mark Chesnutt is an American country music singer. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Ty Herndon (born Boyd Tyrone Herndon on May 2, 1962 in Meridian, Mississippi) is an American country music singer from Butler, Alabama. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... Clint Patrick Black (born February 4, 1962 in Long Branch, New Jersey, USA) is a neotraditional country music singer, songwriter and producer. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... Tracy Lawrence (born 27 January 1968) is an American country musician. ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... July 22 is the 203rd day (204th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 162 days remaining. ... Any Man of Mine was the second single released from Shania Twains 1995 album The Woman in Me. ... Shania Twain, OC (born August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario) is a very successful Canadian singer and songwriter in the country and pop music genres. ... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... Alan Eugene Jackson (born October 17, 1958) is an American country music singer and songwriter, who became one of the best-selling country musicians of the 1990s. ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Loretta Lynn Lorrie Morgan (born on June 27, 1959 in Nashville, Tennessee) is an American country music singer. ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Brooks (left) & Dunn (right) Brooks & Dunn are a country music singer-songwriter duo. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... Bryan White was born February 17, 1974 in Lawton, Oklahoma. ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... Tim McGraw (born Samuel Timothy McGraw on May 1, 1967, in Delhi, Louisiana) is an American country music singer who has achieved many number one hits on the country singles and album charts, with total sales in excess of 25 million units. ... October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 71 days remaining. ... Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962 in Puyallup, Washington) is an American country music singer-songwriter and charity director. ... October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... David Lee Murphy is a country music singer who moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1983. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952), is an American country music artist. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alan Eugene Jackson (born October 17, 1958) is an American country music singer and songwriter, who became one of the best-selling country musicians of the 1990s. ... George Glenn Jones (born September 12, 1931), nicknamed The Possum, is an American country singer known for his distinctive voice and phrasing that frequently evoke the raw emotions caused by grief, unhappy love, and emotional hardship. ... A section of the album jacket for Golden Hits. ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... Aaron Tippin (born July 3, 1958) is a country music singer. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ...

Other major hits

Lee Roy Parnell (born December 21, 1956) is an American country music singer, most famous for his 1992 hits Tender Moment and What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am. ... George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952), is an American country music artist. ... Kenneth Arnold Chesney (born March 26, 1968, in Knoxville, Tennessee), raised in Luttrell, Tennessee is an American country music singer. ... Little Texas is an American country music band which achieved fame in the 1990s with several hit singles to their credit. ... Reba Nell McEntire (b. ... Alabama is a Grammy Award-winning country music band that originated in Fort Payne, Alabama. ... Tracy Lawrence (born 27 January 1968) is an American country musician. ... Loretta Lynn Lorrie Morgan (born on June 27, 1959 in Nashville, Tennessee) is an American country music singer. ... John Anderson (born December 13, 1954) is a country singer and musician. ... Terri Clark (born on August 5, 1968 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a country musician. ... James Travis Tritt (born February 9, 1963) is a successful American country music singer. ... Toby Keith visits with fans during brief breaks in filming the music video American Soldier in hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, November 17, 2003. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Doug Stone (born 9 June 1956) is a voice actor who is most noteable for his representation of the Psycho Mantis from the popular video game Metal Gear Solid. ... Randy Travis sings his chart-topping song Three Wooden Crosses, at the DoD-sponsored salute to Korean War veterans at the MCI Center in Washington, July 26, 2003. ... Diamond Rio performing live This page is about the country band. ... Tim McGraw (born Samuel Timothy McGraw on May 1, 1967, in Delhi, Louisiana) is an American country music singer who has achieved many number one hits on the country singles and album charts, with total sales in excess of 25 million units. ... Kathy Mattea Kathy Mattea, full name Kathleen Alice Mattea (born June 21, 1959 in South Charleston, West Virginia), is a female country music and bluegrass performer who often brings celtic sounds to her music, particularly with her release of Love Travels, one of her most critically popular albums. ... Shenandoah is an American country music band that a scored a string of hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Hits include: Dont Stop Old Enough to Know Better How Do You Sleep At Night What I Meant to SAy In a Chevy in a Hurry Where Do I Go to Start All Over ... Blackhawk is a musical ensemble including Henry Paul (formerly of The Outlaws), singer/songwriter Dave Robbins, and Anthony Crawford (bandmember for both Neil Young and Steve Winwood). ... Doug Stone (born 9 June 1956) is a voice actor who is most noteable for his representation of the Psycho Mantis from the popular video game Metal Gear Solid. ... Kenneth Arnold Chesney (born March 26, 1968, in Knoxville, Tennessee), raised in Luttrell, Tennessee is an American country music singer. ... Diamond Rio performing live This page is about the country band. ... Tracy Byrd (born on December 17, 1966 in Beaumont, Texas) is a country music singer. ... Neal McCoy is a famous country singer who stepped into the scene in the early 90s. ... Alabama is a Grammy Award-winning country music band that originated in Fort Payne, Alabama. ... Vince Gill Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician, songwriter, and singer. ... Mark Chesnutt Mark Chesnutt is an American country music singer. ... Patty Loveless signing a shirt Patty Loveless (born Patricia Lee Ramey on January 4, 1957 in Pikeville, Kentucky) is an American country music singer. ... Martina McBride (born Martina Mariea Schiff, July 29, 1966 in Sharon, Kansas) is an American Grammy nominated country music singer. ... Shenandoah is an American country music band that a scored a string of hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Patty Loveless signing a shirt Patty Loveless (born Patricia Lee Ramey on January 4, 1957 in Pikeville, Kentucky) is an American country music singer. ... The Mavericks, left to right: Perez, Malo, Reynolds, Deakin The Mavericks are an American country music band. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Rhett Akins (born October 13, 1969 in Valdosta, Georgia) is a country singer and songwriter. ... Sawyer Brown is a country music band formed in 1981. ... Aaron Tippin (born July 3, 1958) is a country music singer. ... Daryle Singletary (born March 10, 1971 in Cairo, Georgia) is a country music singer. ... The Mavericks, left to right: Perez, Malo, Reynolds, Deakin The Mavericks are an American country music band. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Trisha Yearwood Trisha Yearwood (born September 19, 1964) is a country music singer. ... Ty Herndon (born Boyd Tyrone Herndon on May 2, 1962 in Meridian, Mississippi) is an American country music singer from Butler, Alabama. ... Pam Tillis Pam Tillis (born July 24, 1957 in Plant City, Florida) is an American country music singer and actress. ... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American Grammy-winning and Academy Award-nominated country singer, songwriter, composer, author and actress. ... Vince Gill Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician, songwriter, and singer. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Collin Raye (born Floyd Collin Wray August 22, 1959 in De Queen, Arkansas) is a country singer. ... Tracy Lawrence (born 27 January 1968) is an American country musician. ... Samuel Paul Sammy Kershaw (born February 24, 1958, in Kaplan, Louisiana) is an American Country and Western music singer and songwriter. ... Brooks (left) & Dunn (right) Brooks & Dunn are a country music singer-songwriter duo. ... Joe Diffie was born Dec. ... Blackhawk is a musical ensemble including Henry Paul (formerly of The Outlaws), singer/songwriter Dave Robbins, and Anthony Crawford (bandmember for both Neil Young and Steve Winwood). ... Hits include: Dont Stop Old Enough to Know Better How Do You Sleep At Night What I Meant to SAy In a Chevy in a Hurry Where Do I Go to Start All Over ... Pam Tillis Pam Tillis (born July 24, 1957 in Plant City, Florida) is an American country music singer and actress. ... Alabama is a Grammy Award-winning country music band that originated in Fort Payne, Alabama. ... Tracy Byrd (born on December 17, 1966 in Beaumont, Texas) is a country music singer. ... George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952), is an American country music artist. ... Audrey Faith Perry McGraw, best known as Faith Hill (born September 21, 1967 in Jackson, Mississippi), is an American country singer, known for her commercial success as well as her marriage to country singer Tim McGraw. ... Clint Patrick Black (born February 4, 1962 in Long Branch, New Jersey, USA) is a neotraditional country music singer, songwriter and producer. ... Little Texas is an American country music band which achieved fame in the 1990s with several hit singles to their credit. ... George Ducas is a country music singer and songwriter, best known for his 1995 Top 10 single Lipstick Promises. Ducas, born on August 1st, 1966, in Texas City, TX, USA and raised in San Diego got his first guitar at the age of 10. ... Doug Stone (born 9 June 1956) is a voice actor who is most noteable for his representation of the Psycho Mantis from the popular video game Metal Gear Solid. ... Tracy Byrd may refer to: Tracy Byrd, the female boxer, or Tracy Byrd, the male country music singer. ... John Anderson (born December 13, 1954) is a country singer and musician. ... Clay Walker (born 19 August 1969 in Beaumont, Texas) is an American country music singer. ... Diamond Rio performing live This page is about the country band. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Dwight Yoakam at the unveiling of his Hollywood star. ... On My Own was a hit duet by singers Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald when it was released as a single in 1986. ... Reba Nell McEntire (b. ... Linda Davis from the cover of her second album Linda Davis (1992). ... Martina McBride (born Martina Mariea Schiff, July 29, 1966 in Sharon, Kansas) is an American Grammy nominated country music singer. ... Trisha Yearwood Trisha Yearwood (born September 19, 1964) is a country music singer. ... Collin Raye (born Floyd Collin Wray August 22, 1959 in De Queen, Arkansas) is a country singer. ... Clint Patrick Black (born February 4, 1962 in Long Branch, New Jersey, USA) is a neotraditional country music singer, songwriter and producer. ... David Lee Murphy is a country music singer who moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1983. ... Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962 in Puyallup, Washington) is an American country music singer-songwriter and charity director. ... Tim McGraw (born Samuel Timothy McGraw on May 1, 1967, in Delhi, Louisiana) is an American country music singer who has achieved many number one hits on the country singles and album charts, with total sales in excess of 25 million units. ... Martina McBride (born Martina Mariea Schiff, July 29, 1966 in Sharon, Kansas) is an American Grammy nominated country music singer. ... Alabama is a Grammy Award-winning country music band that originated in Fort Payne, Alabama. ... Aaron Tippin (born July 3, 1958) is a country music singer. ... Joe Diffie was born Dec. ... James Travis Tritt (born February 9, 1963) is a successful American country music singer. ... Shenandoah is an American country music band that a scored a string of hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Alison Krauss (born July 23, 1971)[1] is an American bluegrass/country singer and fiddle player. ... Alan Eugene Jackson (born October 17, 1958) is an American country music singer and songwriter, who became one of the best-selling country musicians of the 1990s. ... Samuel Paul Sammy Kershaw (born February 24, 1958, in Kaplan, Louisiana) is an American Country and Western music singer and songwriter. ... Little Texas is an American country music band which achieved fame in the 1990s with several hit singles to their credit. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Hal Ketchum (born April 9, 1953) is an American country musician. ... James Travis Tritt (born February 9, 1963) is a successful American country music singer. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Lonestar is an American country music band consisting of Richie McDonald (lead vocals) (born Richard Vance McDonald, on 6 February 1962, in Mesquite, Texas), Michael Britt (guitar) (born Michael Wayne Britt, on 15 June 1966, in Fort Worth, Texas), Keech Rainwater (drums) (born Randy Keech Rainwater, on 24 January 1963... Rhett Akins (born October 13, 1969 in Valdosta, Georgia) is a country singer and songwriter. ... Blackhawk is a musical ensemble including Henry Paul (formerly of The Outlaws), singer/songwriter Dave Robbins, and Anthony Crawford (bandmember for both Neil Young and Steve Winwood). ... Neal McCoy is a famous country singer who stepped into the scene in the early 90s. ... Sawyer Brown is a country music band formed in 1981. ... Sawyer Brown is a country music band formed in 1981. ... Reba Nell McEntire (b. ... Mark Chesnutt Mark Chesnutt is an American country music singer. ... Toby Keith visits with fans during brief breaks in filming the music video American Soldier in hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, November 17, 2003. ... Tracy Byrd (born on December 17, 1966 in Beaumont, Texas) is a country music singer. ... Lee Roy Parnell (born December 21, 1956) is an American country music singer, most famous for his 1992 hits Tender Moment and What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am. ... Trisha Yearwood Trisha Yearwood (born September 19, 1964) is a country music singer. ... Confederate Railroad is a country band founded in the early 1990s from Texas, USA. The lead singer is Danny Shirly. ... Terri Clark (born on August 5, 1968 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a country musician. ... Alison Krauss on the cover of her album Forget About It Alison Krauss, born July 23, 1971 in Decatur, Illinois, is a bluegrass singer and virtuoso fiddle player who grew up in Champaign, Illinois. ... Clint Patrick Black (born February 4, 1962 in Long Branch, New Jersey, USA) is a neotraditional country music singer, songwriter and producer. ... Vince Gill Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician, songwriter, and singer. ... Brooks (left) & Dunn (right) Brooks & Dunn are a country music singer-songwriter duo. ... Clay Walker (born 19 August 1969 in Beaumont, Texas) is an American country music singer. ... Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under? is a song by Canadian singer Shania Twain. ... Shania Twain, OC (born August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario) is a very successful Canadian singer and songwriter in the country and pop music genres. ... The Woman in Me (Needs the Man in You) was the third single and title track from Shania Twains 1995 album The Woman in Me. ... Shania Twain, OC (born August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario) is a very successful Canadian singer and songwriter in the country and pop music genres. ... Toby Keith visits with fans during brief breaks in filming the music video American Soldier in hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, November 17, 2003. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Trisha Yearwood Trisha Yearwood (born September 19, 1964) is a country music singer. ... Patty Loveless signing a shirt Patty Loveless (born Patricia Lee Ramey on January 4, 1957 in Pikeville, Kentucky) is an American country music singer. ... Vince Gill Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician, songwriter, and singer. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ...

Notable Christmas songs

Toby Keith visits with fans during brief breaks in filming the music video American Soldier in hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, November 17, 2003. ...

Top new album releases

Tim McGraw (born Samuel Timothy McGraw on May 1, 1967, in Delhi, Louisiana) is an American country music singer who has achieved many number one hits on the country singles and album charts, with total sales in excess of 25 million units. ... Fresh Horses is Garth Brooks sixth studio album, released on Tuesday, November 21, 1995. ... Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962 in Puyallup, Washington) is an American country music singer-songwriter and charity director. ... Alan Eugene Jackson (born October 17, 1958) is an American country music singer and songwriter, who became one of the best-selling country musicians of the 1990s. ... Alabama is a Grammy Award-winning country music band that originated in Fort Payne, Alabama. ... It Matters to Me is the second album by country artist Faith Hill, released in 1995 (see 1995 in music). ... Audrey Faith Perry McGraw, best known as Faith Hill (born September 21, 1967 in Jackson, Mississippi), is an American country singer, known for her commercial success as well as her marriage to country singer Tim McGraw. ... To celebrate 20 years in the music business, Reba McEntire released the album Starting Over in 1995. ... Reba Nell McEntire (b. ... Strait Out of the Box is country music singer George Straits box set It contains four CDs worth of music, dating from 1976 all the way to 1995. ... George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952), is an American country music artist. ... The Woman in Me is an album by Shania Twain, released in 1995 (see 1995 in music). ... Shania Twain, OC (born August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario) is a very successful Canadian singer and songwriter in the country and pop music genres. ...

Deaths

November 10: 0Curly Fox. Fiddler, Remaining Half Of Old Time Country/Comedy Duo Curly Fox and Texas Ruby (Texas Ruby died in 1963). Died One Day After His 85th Birthday.


Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees

A section of the album jacket for Golden Hits. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Major Awards

Grammy awards

Academy of Country Music

  • Entertainer Of The Year -- Brooks & Dunn
  • Song Of The Year -- "The Keeper of the Stars" - Tracy Byrd - Dickey Lee, Karen Staley, Danny Mayo
  • Single Of The Year -- "Check Yes Or No" - George Strait
  • Album Of The Year -- The Woman In Me - Shania Twain
  • Top Male Vocalist -- Alan Jackson
  • Top Female Vocalist -- Patty Loveless
  • Top Vocal Duo -- Brooks & Dunn
  • Top Vocal Group -- The Mavericks
  • Top New Male Vocalist -- Bryan White
  • Top New Female Vocalist -- Shania Twain
  • Top New Vocal Duo Or Group -- Lonestar
  • Video Of The Year -- "The Car" - Jeff Carson (Director: Michael Salomon)

Brooks (left) & Dunn (right) Brooks & Dunn are a country music singer-songwriter duo. ... Tracy Byrd (born on December 17, 1966 in Beaumont, Texas) is a country music singer. ... George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952), is an American country music artist. ... Shania Twain, OC (born August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario) is a very successful Canadian singer and songwriter in the country and pop music genres. ... Alan Eugene Jackson (born October 17, 1958) is an American country music singer and songwriter, who became one of the best-selling country musicians of the 1990s. ... Patty Loveless signing a shirt Patty Loveless (born Patricia Lee Ramey on January 4, 1957 in Pikeville, Kentucky) is an American country music singer. ... The Mavericks, left to right: Perez, Malo, Reynolds, Deakin The Mavericks are an American country music band. ... Bryan White was born February 17, 1974 in Lawton, Oklahoma. ... Lonestar is an American country music band consisting of Richie McDonald (lead vocals) (born Richard Vance McDonald, on 6 February 1962, in Mesquite, Texas), Michael Britt (guitar) (born Michael Wayne Britt, on 15 June 1966, in Fort Worth, Texas), Keech Rainwater (drums) (born Randy Keech Rainwater, on 24 January 1963...

Country Music Association

Further reading

  • Kingsbury, Paul, "The Grand Ole Opry: History of Country Music. 70 Years of the Songs, the Stars and the Stories," Villard Books, Random House; Opryland USA, 1995
  • Kingsbury, Paul, "Vinyl Hayride: Country Music Album Covers 1947-1989," Country Music Foundation, 2003 (ISBN 0-8118-3572-3)
  • Millard, Bob, "Country Music: 70 Years of America's Favorite Music," HarperCollins, New York, 1993 (ISBN 0-06-273244-7)
  • Whitburn, Joel, "Top Country Songs 1944-2005 - 6th Edition." 2005.

Other links

The Country Music Association (CMA) was founded in 1958 in Nashville, Tennessee. ... This is a list of inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame. ...

External links

  • Country Music Hall of Fame

 
 

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