Billy Currington suffered a concussion on this date in 2009, Brooks & Dunn took one of their biggest hits to number one in 1992, Roy Orbison sang about a "Pretty Woman" in 1964 and more.

Here's the list for Today In Country Music History for 01 August, 2012.

  • Jimmy Wayne arrived at HomeBase Youth Services in Phoenix, finishing a seven-month Meet Me Halfway walk for homeless teens, in 2010.
  • Billy Currington was hospitalized with a concussion suffered when the stage collapsed in a thunderstorm at the Big Valley Jamboree in Camrose, Alberta in 2009.
  • Rascal Flatts went to the Persian Gulf on their first USO tour in 2005.
  • Alan Jackson's "Remember When" was released in 2003.
  • Garth Brooks' "To Make You Feel My Love," written by Bob Dylan, went to Number One on the country singles chart in 1998.
  • Brooks & Dunn's "Boot Scootin' Boogie" hit Number One on the country singles chart in 1992.
  • Hank Williams Jr.'s "Dixie On My Mind" hit Number One on the Billboard country chart in 1981.
  • Kix and Barbara Brooks married in Nashville in 1981.
  • Merle Haggard recorded his first Number One single, "The Fugitive," in 1966.
  • Roy Orbison recorded "Oh, Pretty Woman" in 1964.
  • Johnny Cash signed with Columbia Records in 1958.

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