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Brad Paisley Headlines His First Stadium, Johnny Cash Records His Final Song – Today In Country Music History

Brad Paisley performs during the 2012 CMA Music Festival - Day 1 at LP Field on June 7, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Brad Paisley headlined his first stadium on this date in 2010, Johnny Cash made his final recording in 2003, Patsy Cline was “Crazy” in 1961 and more.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 21 August, 2012.

  • Brad Paisley headlined a stadium for the first time in 2010, playing for 51,000 fans at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts, with Jason Aldean, Sara Evans, Darius Rucker and Easton Corbin.
  • Johnny Cash held his final session, recording “Engine One-Forty-Three,” at the Cash Cabin Studio in Hendersonville, Tennessee in 2003.
  • Sylvia went to Number One in Billboard with “Nobody” in 1982.
  • “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” brought The Charlie Daniels Band the only gold single of its career in 1979.
  • Waylon Jennings made his chart debut with “That’s The Chance I’ll Have to Take” in 1965.
  • Patsy Cline recorded “Crazy” in 1961.
  • Eddy Arnold‘s “Hep Cat Baby” charted at Number Three in 1954.

Here’s the final recording from one of Country Musics biggest and most influential artists.


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