Kellie Pickler had a good, no make that one of the Best, days of her life on this date in 2009, the boys in Rascal Flatts were into Fast Cars in 2005, Johnny Cash was playing name games in 1969 and more.

Here's the list for Today In Country Music History for 02 July, 2012.

  • Kellie Pickler's single, "Best Days Of Your Life," co-written with Taylor Swift, was certified gold in 2009.
  • Rascal Flatts' "Fast Cars And Freedom" claimed the top of the Billboard country chart in 2005.
  • Live 8 concerts were held around the world in 2005 to battle poverty, with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill performing in Rome, and Toby Keith and Keith Urban in Philadelphia. Among other acts: Paul McCartney, U2, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Sting and Brian Wilson.
  • Andy Griggs made his Grand Ole Opry debut in 1999.
  • MCA released Trisha Yearwood's self-titled debut album in 1991.
  • Columbia released Johnny Cash's "A Boy Named Sue" in 1969.

Here's a look back at Kellie Pickler and Taylor Swift from 2009.

 

 

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Dave D.