Honey was gold for Lady Antebellum on this date in 2010, Collin Raye released his debut CD in 1991, Restless Heart fell for a pair of pretty blue eyes in 1988 and more.

Here's the list for Today In Country Music History for 20 August, 2012.

  • Lady Antebellum collected a gold single for "American Honey" and a quadruple-platinum single for "Need You Now" in 2010.
  • Kenny Chesney's "Don't Blink" single was released to radio in 2007.
  • Collin Raye's debut album, All I Can Be, was released in 1991.
  • Restless Heart's "Bluest Eyes In Texas" rose to Number One on the Billboard country singles chart in 1988.
  • Deborah Allen's first solo Top 10, "Baby I Lied," charted at Number Four in 1983.
  • Elvis Presley's "Way Down" went to Number One on the Billboard country singles chart in 1977.
  • Johnny Cash & June Carter recorded "If I Were A Carpenter" in 1969.

Here's a flashback to 1988.

 

 

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