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Thompson Square Asks For A Kiss, Blake Shelton Proposes – Today In Country Music History

Shawna Thompson and Keifer Thompson of Thompson Square perform on Day 3 during the 2012 Arizona Country Thunder Music Festival on April 14, 2012 in Florence, Arizona. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images For Country Thunder)

Thompson Square got a platinum Kiss on this date in 2011, Blake Shelton took Miranda Lambert into the woods to … propose … in 2010, Brooks & Dunn were “Moon” struck in 1992 and more.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 09 May, 2012.

  • Thompson Square earned a platinum single for “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” in 2011.
  • Blake Shelton proposed to Miranda Lambert in the woods near her home in Tishomingo, Oklahoma in 2010.
  • A barefoot Kenny Chesney married actress Renee Zellweger in the Virgin Islands in 2005. They annulled the marriage after only a few months.
  • Brooks & Dunn‘s “Neon Moon” hit Number One on the Billboard country singles chart in 1992.
  • Keith Whitley died of alcohol poisoning at the age of 33 in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, in 1989.
  • Tim McGraw arrived in Nashville to further his music career in 1989.
  • Merle Haggard recorded the chart-topping single “Mama Tried” in 1968.
  • Hank Williams‘s Number One single “Take These Chains From My Heart” charted in 1953.

Here’s a video someone put together for Brooks & Dunn’s Neon Moon.


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