The Wreckers released their debut album, Stand Still, Look Pretty on this date in 2006, Lee Ann Womack released I Hope You Dance in 2000 and Sawyer Brown went to number one with Some Girls Do in 1992.

Here's the rundown for Today In Country Music History for 23 May, 2011.

  • Ferlin Husky and songwriter-producer Billy Sherrill were inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame in the official medallion ceremony in 2010.
  • The Dixie Chicks' Taking The Long Way album was released in 2006.
  • The Wreckers' debut album, Stand Still, Look Pretty, was released in 2006.
  • Lee Ann Womack's I Hope You Dance album was released in 2000.
  • Sawyer Brown charted a Number One single in Billboard with "Some Girls Do" in 1992.
  • Rosanne Cash's "Seven Year Ache" became her first Number One single in 1981.
  • Jim Reeves' first Number One hit, "Mexican Joe," charted in 1953. That same day, he debuted on the Grand Ole Opry.

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Dave D.