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Eric Church Is The Chief, Tim McGraw Calls The Bouncers – Today In Country Music History

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman attend the "The Paperboy" premiere during the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 24, 2012 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

Eric Church was the “Chief” on this date in 2011, Tim McGraw defended the honor of a lady at one of his shows in 2009, Keith Urban made a happy “Memory” in 2005 and more.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 26 July, 2012.

  • Eric Church‘s Chief album was released in 2011.
  • Tim McGraw stopped his show at the Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles, California in 2009 to have security boot out a man in the audience who had a woman in a headlock. Tim said, “You don’t treat a woman like that. Get outta here!”
  • Jason Aldean‘s self-titled debut album was released in 2005.
  • Keith Urban scored his third gold single of the year, for “Making Memories Of Us,” in 2005.
  • Lonestar topped the Billboard country singles chart with “My Front Porch Looking In” in 2003.
  • Shania Twain‘s Come On Over was certified for shipments of 12 million copies in 1999, surpassing her own The Woman In Me as the best-selling country album by a female.
  • Randy Travis scored his first Number One single with “On the Other Hand” in 1986.
  • Jeannie C. Riley recorded “Harper Valley P.T.A.” in 1968.

Here’s Keith Urban explaining why he recorded Making Memories Of Us.


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