Josh Turner took us all for a Train ride on this date back in 2004, Mary Chapin Carpenter shushed us in 1994 and Faron Young was inducted into the U.S. Army in 1952.

Here's the list for Today In Country Music History for 19 November, 2011.

  • Josh Turner earned his first platinum album for Long Black Train in 2004.
  • Shania Twain's fourth album, Up!, was released in 2002.
  • Martie Erwin of the Dixie Chicks filed for divorce from her first husband, Ted Seidel, in 1999.
  • Phil Vassar's debut single, "Carlene," was released in 1999.
  • George Strait's four-CD set, Strait Out Of The Box, was honored for shipments of 5 million units in 1997.
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter earned a Number One country single in Billboard with "Shut Up And Kiss Me" in 1994.
  • Faron Young was inducted into the U.S. Army in 1952.

Here's the official video for Shut Up and Kiss Me.

 

 

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Dave D.