It was on this day in 2009 that Taylor Swift and rapper T-Pain teamed up for a TV appearance, George Strait was at the top of the charts in 1996 and Johnny Cash was going down in a Ring Of Fire nearly 50 years ago.

Here are the details for Today In Country Music for 08 June, 2011.

  • Taylor Swift recorded "Thug Story" with rapper T-Pain for the show opener at the CMT Music Awards in 2009.
  • Jack Ingram sang the national anthem prior to game 1 of the NBA championship series when the Dallas Mavericks hosted the Miami Heat at American Airlines Center in 2006.
  • George Strait's "Blue Clear Sky" took over the Number One position on the Billboard chart in 1996.
  • Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You" went to the top of the charts in 1974.
  • Johnny Cash's Number One single "Ring of Fire" charted in 1963.

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Taylor Swift Feat. T-Pain - Thug Story

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Dave D.