Jason Aldean released Wide Open in 2009, Marty Robbins recorded El Paso in 1959, Shania Twain's Come On Over CD hit 10 million copies sold in 1999. Here's what makes the list for today's Today In Country Music History, April 7th, 2011.

  • Jason Aldean's album Wide Open was released in 2009.
  • Jessica Andrews scored her first Number One single with "Who I Am" in 2001.
  • Shania Twain's Come On Over album was recognized for shipments of 10 million copies in 1999, making her the first country female to have two albums reach that mark.
  • Kris Kristofferson's first Number One single, "Why Me," charted in 1973.
  • Marty Robbins recorded the Number One pop and country hit "El Paso" in 1959.
  • Carl Perkins took "Blue Suede Shoes" to Number One on the Billboard country singles chart in 1956.

Dave D.