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Alan Jackson Gets A Star, Brooks And Dunn Run For The Border – Today In Country Music History

Alan Jackson performs on Day 4 of the 2012 Arizona Country Thunder Music Festival on April 15, 2012 in Florence, Arizona. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images For Country Thunder)

Alan Jackson got a star on the sidewalk on this date in 2010, Brooks & Dunn were on the Border in 1996 and Waylon Jennings was lovin’ small town life in the Lone Star state back in 1977.

Here’s the complete list for Today In Country Music History for 16 April, 2012.

  • Alan Jackson got his star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010.
  • Jamey Johnson earned a gold album for “That Lonesome Song” in 2009.
  • Keith Urban earned his first gold album with his self-titled solo debut in 2001.
  • Tim McGraw‘s A Place In The Sun album was released in 1999.
  • Brooks & Dunn‘s Borderline album was released in 1996.
  • Barbara Mandrell‘s “I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool” was released in 1981.
  • Waylon Jennings‘s Number One single “Luckenbach, Texas” charted in 1977.
  • Johnny Cash taped the first of his ABC-TV weekly shows at the Ryman Auditorium in 1969.

Let’s get back to some basics with Waylon.


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