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Toby Keith Is White Trash, Faith Hill Is A Diva – Today In Country Music History

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill perform live in concert at the Rod Laver Arena on March 20, 2012, in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Martin Philbey/Getty Images for Danda Films)

Toby Keith was White Trash With Money on this date in 2006, Faith Hill was a Diva (along with Mariah Carey and Donna Summer) in 2000 and Shelly West & David Frizzell explained to the world why God made Oklahoma back in 1981.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 11 April, 2012

  • Toby Keith‘s new label, Show Dog Nashville, released its first album, Toby’s White Trash With Money in 2006.
  • “I Hope You Dance” became Lee Ann Womack‘s first double-platinum album in 2001.
  • Lonestar‘s Richie McDonald and his wife, Lorie, had a daughter, Maisie Elizabeth McDonald, in Nashville in 2001.
  • Faith Hill appeared on VH1’s Divas 2000: A Tribute To Diana Ross, with Mariah Carey and Donna Summer in 2000.
  • Wynonna scored her first Number One single as a solo act with “She Is His Only Need” in 1992.
  • Alabama scored their 21st Number One single in a row with “You’ve Got The Touch,” an all-time Billboard record in country music, in 1987.
  • Recording began on the Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton Number One single “Islands In The Stream” in 1983.
  • David Frizzell & Shelly West‘s “You’re The Reason God Made Oklahoma” went to Number One in Billboard in 1981.
  • Alabama signed with RCA Records in 1980.
  • The Waylon & Willie duet album was certified platinum in 1978.
  • Hank Williams‘ “Your Cheatin’ Heart” claimed the top spot in the Billboard country chart in 1953.

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