Today in country music history:
2007 - Taylor Swift's single "Teardrops on My Guitar" was released to radio.
2005 - Brad Paisley pulled in to the number one spot with "Mud on the Tires."
2000 - The Dixie Chicks went to number one with "Cowboy Take Me Away."
1998 - Patty Loveless's album The Trouble with the Truth was certified platinum.
1994 - John Michael Montgomery began a four-week stay at number one with "I Swear."
1991 - Diamond Rio's debut single, "Meet Me In the Middle," was released.
1987 - Dan Seals earned a gold album for Won't Be Blue Anymore.
1972 - Loretta Lynn scored a number one country hit with "One's On the Way."
1938 - Roy Acuff made his first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry.
Sara Evans - singer, "Suds in the Bucket," "Born to Fly"
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