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Hank Jr. @ Fifth Annual New Year's Eve Bash On Broadway
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Bocephus Owns The Charts – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

October 30, 1982

Hank Williams Jr. set a record with nine albums on the Top Country Albums chart at one time.

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Charley Pride sings national anthem
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Charley Pride’s Other Career – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

October 29, 1956

Charley Pride pitches four innings of shutout ball, as the Negro League All-Stars beat the Major League All-Stars, including Hank Aaron and Willie Mays, 4-2.

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Where Were You? – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

October 28, 2001

Alan Jackson wakes up at 4:00 a.m., inspired to write "Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)," a song about healing from terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon the previous month.

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Ernest Tubb’s Journey Begins – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

October 27, 1936

Ernest Tubb conducted his first recording session.

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Garth Brooks World Tour Opening Night - Rosemont, IL
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Garth Says Goodbye…For Now – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

October 26, 2000

Garth Brooks announces his plans to retire from touring during a party to celebrate his certification for sales of 100 million albums at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center.

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That’s A Lot Of Albums – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

October 25, 1984

Alabama becomes the first country group to go triple-platinum, with the Feels So Right and Mountain Music albums each certified for shipment of three million copies.

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Swift’s Debut Album Drops – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

October 24, 2006

Taylor Swift’s self-titled debut CD was released.

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Barbara Mandrell Says Goodbye – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

October 23, 1997

Barbara Mandrell gave her final performance at the Grand Ole Opry house before retiring from country music.

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Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

October 22, 1990

Tim McGraw signs his first contract with Curb Records.

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The Evolution Of Awards Shows – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

October 21, 1967

The Music City News presents its first annual awards at Ernest Tubb's Record Shop. Merle Haggard wins Favorite Male Artist, and Loretta Lynn wins Favorite Female Artist.

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Off To A Good Start – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

October 20, 1967

The first Country Music Association Awards were held. The show was hosted by Sonny James and Bobbie Gentry.

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Keith Urban
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Keith Urban Stumbles – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

October 19, 2006

Keith Urban checks into the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, California, to cope with a recurrence of substance abuse. In a statement, he says, "One can never let one's guard down on recovery, and I'm afraid I have."

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